Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compound, rutin in Cardiospermum halicacabum leaves

Department of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore-641 029, Tamilnadu, India.
Ancient science of life 10/2005; 25(2):47-9.
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C.halicacabum is wide spread in tropical and sub-tropical Asia and Africa. Our laboratory results showed crude ethanolic extract of this plant exerted anti-inflammatory activity in chronic inflammatory models. In this present study, we tried to investigate the presence of anti-inflammatory compound in this extract.

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