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Ethanolic Extract of Hemigraphis Colorata Leaves: Extraction, Phytochemical Screening, and in Vitro Evaluation of Antiulcer Activity

M. Sushma, S. Lahari, B. Jayanthi


This study aims to extract the phytochemical constituents and in-vitro evaluation of   antiulcer activity of Hemigraphis colorata (Acanthaceae) Commonly known as red flameivy, belongs to the family Acanthaceae. Used to advance pee, checkhemorrhage, stopdysentery, treat veneral sicknesses and to recuperate hemorrhoids. Preliminary phytochemical screening revealed the presence of the leaves contain flavonoids, polyphenols, tannins, high potassium and low sodium levels; stem contains saponins and tannins, roots contain flavonoids and polyphenols. This study has taken with the antiulcer activity and preliminary phytochemical screening on the Hemigraphis colorata. In the present study, qualitative study of    the phytochemicals present in the sample was determined, antiulcer were carried out. On the premise of the prevailing study, the outcomes eventually concluded that the ethanolic extract of Hemigraphis colorata own antiulcer pastime. This evaluation offers an concept that the compound of the plant Hemigraphis colorata may be used as lead compound for designing other diseases.



Hemigraphis colorata, Phyto-chemical screening, antiulcer activity, hemigraphis alternate, Acanthaceae

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