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Acanthus ilicifolius Linn, is a perennial herb (Acanthaceae) widely found in the Sundarban mangroves and is popularly used for its wound healing effects. In the present study an attempt was made to evaluate the anti-inflammatory activity of the Acanthus ilicifolius leaves. The methanolic fraction of Acanthus ilicifolius leaf extract produced significant(More)
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza is a mangrove plant of the family Rhizophoraceae. The roots and leaves of the plant have traditionally been used for treating burns and mild inflammatory lesions. In the present study an attempt was made to evaluate the anti-inflammatory activity of the Bruguiera gymnorrhiza leaves. The methanolic fraction of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza(More)
OBJECTIVE Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (BRG) (L.) Lamk (Rhizophoraceae), a mangrove species, is widely distributed in the Pacific region, eastern Africa, Indian subcontinent, and subtropical Australia. The leaves of this plant are traditionally used for treating burns and inflammatory lesions. This study isolates the bioactive compound from the methanol extract of(More)
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