Phytochemical and Anti-Inflammatory Evaluation of Herbal Gel Prepared from Bark Extract of Mesua Ferrea Linn

  • Harjeet Singh
  • B. K. Sarkar
  • Jagdish Chandra Arya
  • Shashi Pal
  • Ravi Kumar
  • Veerendra Gupta
  • Ravindra Singh
  • S. C. Verma

Abstract

The present research work involves formulation of herbal gel containing stem bark extracts of Mesua ferrea Linn and its evaluation for in vitro anti-inflammatory activity. The gel formulations were prepared using ethanolic extracts along with different polymer. The physiochemical parameters of formulations like; pH, viscosity and spreadability etc. also evaluated. Phytochemical analysis revealed presence of phenols, flavonoids and alkaloids, etc. The ethanolic extracts showed appreciable anti-inflammatory activity compared to the standard drug. Study confirmed that potential anti-inflammatory formulation can be developed from bark extract of Mesua ferrea Linn.  


Keywords: Mesua ferrea Linn., Anti-inflammatory, Herbal Gel, Phytochemical, Albumin denaturation.

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Singh, H., Sarkar, B. K., Arya, J. C., Pal, S., Kumar, R., Gupta, V., Singh, R., & Verma, S. C. (2019). Phytochemical and Anti-Inflammatory Evaluation of Herbal Gel Prepared from Bark Extract of Mesua Ferrea Linn. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(5-s), 53-56. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i5-s.3638