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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 6
First page : ( 2981) Last page : ( 2986)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00504.3

The Antihypertensive Effect from Aqueous Extract of Oxalis corniculata by In Vitro Antihypertensive Activity Assay

Moyeenudin H. M.*, Vijayalakshmi S.

School of Hotel and Catering Management, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Pallavaram, Chennai-600117, Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: moyeenudin@velsuniv.org

Online published on 8 August, 2019.


The fundamental element for hyper tension is stress and food habits which are mediated for causing hyper tension by the consumption of food loaded with high sodium, fats and also with a stressful life style, the poor intake of vegetables and fruits are the another factor that leads to hyper tension. Establishing a good food habits with physical exercises will be an alternate treatment to control and heal this condition. There are many herbs has their ability on healing and reducing hypertension symptoms. In this circumstances, the findings from In Vitro antihypertensive activity assay conducted on Oxalis corniculate indicates that the consumption of this leaves will lead to antihypertensive that was proved by the ability of Oxalis corniculate in inhibiting Angiotensin Converting Enzyme. Thus, the aim of the study is focused to prepare aqueous extract of Oxalis corniculata, to screen its phytochemical contents of these leaves, to analyze the inorganic elements present in Oxalis corniculate and to find out the property of anti-hypertensive by In Vitro Antihypertensive Activity Assay. The findings of this study shows that the aqueous extract was found to have the ACE inhibitory activity. Hence it is concluded that Oxalis corniculata could be included in the diet on a regular basis to prevent and manage hyper tension.



Hypertension, Puliyarai, Oxalis corniculata, medicinal herb.


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