EVALUATION OF IN VITRO ANTIUROLITHIATIC ACTIVITY OF CHLORIS BARBATA


Niharika M., Harshitha V., Ashwini P., Srivinya B., Himabindhu J., Ramanjaneyulu K.

Abstract


Objective: The present study was undertaken to evaluate the in vitro antiurolithiatic activity of the medicinal plant Chloris barbata.

Methods: The crude plant extract was prepared by Soxhlet extraction method.

Results: Both Ethanolic and Aqueous extracts showed their maximum efficiencies in the dissolution of calcium oxalate crystals. Ethanolic extract was even more efficient than Aqueous extract in the dissolution of calcium oxalate crystals. Our results have clearly indicated that the Aqueous and Ethanolic leaf extracts of Chlorisbarbata were quite promising for further studies in this regard. In this study, Neeri was used as standard drug.

Conclusion: This study has given primary evidence for Chloris barbata as the plant which possess antiurolithiatic property.


Keywords


In vitro antiurolithiatic activity, Aqueous extract, Ethanolic extract, Urolithiasis, Chlorisbarbata, Neeri

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Title

EVALUATION OF IN VITRO ANTIUROLITHIATIC ACTIVITY OF CHLORIS BARBATA

Keywords

In vitro antiurolithiatic activity, Aqueous extract, Ethanolic extract, Urolithiasis, Chlorisbarbata, Neeri

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2018v10i3.27342

Date

17-05-2018

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Journal

International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 10, Issue 3 (May-June), 2018 Page: 65-67

Online ISSN

0975-7066

Authors & Affiliations

Niharika M.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak, Telangana, India

Harshitha V.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak, Telangana, India

Ashwini P.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak, Telangana, India

Srivinya B.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak, Telangana, India

Himabindhu J.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak, Telangana, India

Ramanjaneyulu K.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak, Telangana, India


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