Investigation of Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Some Traditionally Important Medicinal Plants of Chunar Region of Uttar Pradesh

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Sandeep Singh, S.K.Gupta, Vishal Gupta


Medicinal plants have curative properties due to the presence of various complex chemical substance of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. These plant metabolities, according to their composition, are grouped as alkaloids, glycosides, saponins, corticosteroids, essential oils etc. In this study anti-inflammatory activity of Blumea lacera (Burm.f.) DC. (Nirmuli) Flowers, Leucas cephalotes Roxb. (Gumma) Flowers and Peristrophe bicalyculata (L) Merr. (Chotiharjori) Flowers were investigated and reported. The findings indicates that EE and AE at the test doses 500 mg/kg b.w. reduced the oedema induced by at 5 h is more, when compared with the PEE and CE at the test doses 500 mg/kg b.w. when compared to standard drug and control group. The maximum activity was shown by LCF followed by BLF and PBF against tested bacterial and fungal strain when compared to standard drug.

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