Phytochemical and Wound Healing Activity of Tubers of Momordica cymbalaria

Beulah Kolluru, S Naik, V Krishna, Murthy Naik, J Latha
2016 Ijppr.Human   unpublished
The aim of this study was to carry out the phytochemical screening of the Momordica cymbalaria. Phytochemical screening of the aqueous and various different solvent extracts of the tubers revealed the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, steroids, Triterpence saponins etc the tubers of Momordica cymbalaria, the wound healing activity of the selected Indian medicinal plant studied for its effects on wound in rats using excision method, the Methanolic extract for wound healing activity through
more » ... tivity through topical route on excision wound model. The activity was compared with standard drug Nitrofurazone (0.2% w/w). Momordica cymbalaria Methanolic extract was found to have better and faster wound healing effect than standard drug Nitrofurazone ointment on excision wound model.