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Abstract

Wound healing activity of Carallia brachiata bark

Author(s): B Krishnaveni, V Neeharika, S Venkatesh, R Padmavathy, B Madhava Reddy
Department of Pharmacognosy, G. Pulla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad-500 028, India

Correspondence Address:
B Madhava Reddy Department of Pharmacognosy, G. Pulla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad-500 028 India [email protected]


The stem bark of Carallia brachiata was studied for wound healing activity. The bark was extracted with petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and methanol successively. All the extracts were screened for wound healing activity by excision and incision models in Wistar rats. The ethyl acetate and methanol extracts were found to possess significant wound healing activity. The extracts revealed the presence of sterols or triterpenoids, flavonoids, phenols, tannins, carbohydrates, fixed oils and fats.

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