Topical anti-inflammatory constituents of lipophilic leaf fractions of Alchornea floribunda and Alchornea cordifolia.

The leaves of Alchornea floribunda and Alchornea cordifolia are used traditionally as topical anti-inflammatory agents. In this study, two highly lipophilic fractions AFLF and ACLF isolated from A. floribunda and A. cordifolia leaves respectively were investigated for topical anti-inflammatory effects using xylene-induced mice ear oedema as a model of… CONTINUE READING