Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2231-5640

ISSN Online :  2231-5659


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Phytochemical and In vitro Anti-inflammatory Activity on Abrus precatorius

Address:   K. Teja1*, Dr. T. Satyanarayana2, B. Saraswathi2, B. Goutham2, K. Mamatha2, P. Samyuktha2, S. Tharangini2
1Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Department of Pharmaceutics, Mother Teresa Pharmacy College, Sathupally, Khammam, Dist, 507303, India.
2Department of Pharmaceutics, Mother Teresa Pharmacy College, Sathupally, Khammam Dist, 507303, India.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2231-5659.2019.00008.0

Plants have been one of the important sources of medicines even since the damn of human civilization. Inspite of tremendous development in the field of allopathy during the 20 th century, plants still remain one of the major sources of during in the modern as well as traditional system of medicine throughout the world. Abrus Precatorius L. (Family-Fabaceae). it is well known official drug thought the country as a holistic gift of nature for medicinal, culinary and cosmetic use. It has been found to possess various therapeutic activities, viz. analgesic ant allergic, antifungal, ant diabetic, antibacterial, antiulcer, immunostimulating, anti- cancer, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and many more. For different concentrations (100, 200, 400, 800µg/ml) of each extract (hydroalcohol) were studied in activity which involved the determination of Anti-inflammatory activity, Diclofenac sodium in the same concentration as the extract was included as standard reference. The extract exhibited significant Anti-inflammatory activity at a concentration of 800µg/ml in this case it was found that hydro alcohol extract gives better activity compared to the standard. Results showed that Abrus Precatorius seed extract gives better Anti-inflammatory activity at all the tested doses.
Abrus Precatorius, Anti-inflammatory activity, Diclofenac sodium.
K. Teja, T. Satyanarayana , B. Saraswathi, B. Goutham, K. Mamatha, P. Samyuktha, S. Tharangini. Phytochemical and In vitro Anti-inflammatory Activity on Abrus precatorius. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 2019; 9(1):50-54.
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