Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  6

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  0975-2331

ISSN Online :  0975-4385


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Study of Antiulcer Activity of Leaves of Sesbania grandiflora Linn. (Fabaceae)

Address:   Himgauri V. Naik1, Navanath Chavan2, Himanshu A. Deshmukh2, Pratip K. Chaskar3*, Nikhil S. More4
1Lokseva College of Pharmacy, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
2Sanjivani College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kopargaon, Maharashtra, India.
3Yadavrao Tasgaonkar Institute of Pharmacy, Bhivpuri Road, Maharashtra, India.
4Sinhgad College of Pharmacy, Vadgaon (Bk.), Pune, Maharashtra, India.
*Corresponding Author

Plant extracts have been used for centuries, as popular remedies against several health disorders. In traditional books, it was mentioned that Sesbania grandiflora L. leaves has antiulcer activity. With reference to these, we had taken this plant for its perfection study. The present study revealed the antiulcer activity batches using petroleum ether, chloroform and hydroalcoholic solvents of Sesbania grandiflora L. The above activities observed may be due to the presence of phytochemical constituents such as alkaloids, flavonoids, triterpenes, steroids, glycosides and tannins. In short, this project was a successful attempt to discover new antiulcerative property from plant source. The ethanolic extract of Sesbania grandiflora L. prevented acute gastric injury in rats. The extracts of Sesbania grandiflora L. were subjected to qualitative analysis for the various phytoconstituents like alkaloids, carbohydrates, glycosides, phytosterols, saponins, tannins, proteins, amino acids and flavonoids.
Antiulcer, Sesbania grandiflora L., phytochemical constituents
Himgauri V. Naik, Navanath Chavan, Himanshu A. Deshmukh, Pratip K. Chaskar, Nikhil S. More. Study of Antiulcer Activity of Leaves of Sesbania grandiflora Linn. (Fabaceae). Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2012; 4(6): 322-325.
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