Green Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Using Hydro Methanolic Extract of Flueggea leucopyrus Willd Fruit
J Vinnarasi1*, A Anto Arockia Raj2, M Augustin3 and G Revathi1
1Department of Chemistry, The Standard Fireworks Rajaratnam College for Women (Autonomous), Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
2Department of Chemistry, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu, India
3Department of Physics, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author: J Vinnarasi, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, The Standard Fireworks Rajaratnam College for Women (Autonomous), Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India.
October 12, 2021; Published: November 15, 2021
Biosynthesis of nanoparticle is a vital role in the field of nanotechnology. In the present study zinc oxide nanoparticles synthesis were mediated by green synthesis using hydro methanolic extract of Flueggea leucopyrus Willd fruit. The green synthesized ZnO nanoparticles were analysed by UV-Vis, FT-IR Spectroscopy, X-Ray Diffraction and Scanning Electron Microscopy. The results of the various techniques confirmed the formation of ZnO-NPs. The UV-Vis spectra exhibited the absorption maximum at 360 nm corresponds to pure ZnO-NP. FT-IR spectra revealed the presence of stretching vibrations of -O-H, C-H, C-N, C=O and Zn-O involved in the reduction and stabilisation of nanoparticles. The SEM and XRD confirmed the synthesised ZnO-NPs is hexagonal (Wurtzite) shaped and size about 87.59 nm. The antioxidant property was reported using DPPH Radical Scavenging activity. The maximum concentration of ZnO-NPs was shown a promising antioxidant value of 71.22 ± 1.61 comparable with the standard vitamin-C. The current study is an attempt to describe an effective, simple and eco-friendly method of ZnO-NPs and to appraise its potential for various therapeutic applications in future.
Keywords: F. leucopyrus Fruit; ZnO-NP; XRD; SEM; DPPH Radical
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