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Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Science
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 50) Last page : ( 54)
Print ISSN : 2231-5640. Online ISSN : 2231-5659.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5659.2019.00008.0

Phytochemical and In vitro Anti-inflammatory Activity on Abrus precatorius

Teja K.1,*, Dr. Satyanarayana T.2, Saraswathi B.2, Goutham B.2, Mamatha K.2, Samyuktha P.2, Tharangini S.2

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 E-mail: sarru.saraswati@gmail.com

Online published on 16 March, 2019.


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, antioxidant, 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.


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