Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2016)
Anti-Inflammatory activity of ethanol extract of Hugonia mystax Leaves
Vasuki B, Vijayabaskaran M and Sambath Kumar R
In the present study anti-inflammatory activity of ethanol extract of leaf of Hugonia mystax
were investigated. Preliminary phyto chemical analysis of ethanol extract of Hugonia mystax
showed the presence of carbohydrates, flavonoids, steroids, tannins, saponins, terpenoids and absence of alkaloids, proteins, amino acids. The anti-inflammatory activities of ethanol extract leaf of Hugonia mystax
were evaluated by carrageenan induced paw edema to determine itâ€™s on chronic phase of inflammation model in rats. Maximum inhibition was obtained at the dose of 200mg/kg of Hugonia mystax
leaf after 4 hours of drug treatment in carrageenan induced paw edema. Indomethacine used as a standard drug. The present study suggests that Hugonia mystax
leaf possess significant anti-inflammatory activity.
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Vasuki B, Vijayabaskaran M and Sambath Kumar R. Anti-Inflammatory activity of ethanol extract of Hugonia mystax Leaves. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(4):227-229.