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American Journal of Biomedical Research. 2015, 3(1), 6-8
DOI: 10.12691/ajbr-3-1-2
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Potential Investigation of Anti-Inflammatory Activity and Phytochemical Investigations of Ethanolic Extract of Glycosmis Pentaphylla Leaves

Prawej Ansari1, Shofiul Azam2, Md. Reyad-ul-ferdous1, 3, , Apsana Hossain1, Tasana Azad1, Sukdeb Goswami1 and Kallol Kanti Mondal1

1Department of Pharmacy, North South University, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh

2Department of Pharmacy, International Islamic University Chittagong, 154/A, College Road, Chittagong-4203, Bangladesh

3Department of Pharmacy, Progati Medical Institute, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: March 13, 2015

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Prawej Ansari, Shofiul Azam, Md. Reyad-ul-ferdous, Apsana Hossain, Tasana Azad, Sukdeb Goswami and Kallol Kanti Mondal. Potential Investigation of Anti-Inflammatory Activity and Phytochemical Investigations of Ethanolic Extract of Glycosmis Pentaphylla Leaves. American Journal of Biomedical Research. 2015; 3(1):6-8. doi: 10.12691/ajbr-3-1-2


The present study is carried out with the ethanolic extract of leaves of Glycosmis pentaphylla. Traditional use of it inspired us to investigate the blood corpuscular protective power of this plant as it used as blood tonic in Chinese traditional medicine. By the phytochemical screening we have both flavonoids and steroids. There’s also alkaloids are found which have extensive physiologic action embodying analgesic activity. This investigation is made following the most simple, reliable and less time consuming method. As the human red blood corpuscular membrane is similar to lysosomal membranes that influence inflammatory process. Significant result obtained using ethanolic extract of G. pentaphylla have better acceptance as it shows good response in inhibiting hemolysis (55.16%) at highest concentration and these investigation surely stimulate further screening and isolation process.

G. pentaphylla lysosome membrane stability phytochemicals investigation

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