International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part L (2015)
Gastro protective activity of Lawsonia inermis (Henna). A well-known traditional medicinal plant
Dhanasree Basipogu, Nizamuddin Basha Syed
The aim of our present study is to evaluate the pharmacological action relevant to ulcer healing activity of Lawsonia inermis (Henna) leaf, a folk and ethno medicine availing in the treatment of Gastric Ulcers. After Serial extraction of Lawsonia inermis we have chosen the Methanol extract for further experimental study. MELI- Methanol extract of Lawsonia inermis was done by using soxhlet apparatus and was further subjected to analysis of phyto chemicals. Then the Methanolic extract of leaf was tested against ulcer induced rats. The methanol extract of leaf (200mg/Kg) has shown remarkable protection against ulcer damage to the tissue (53.55 compared to 59.24 % of RD). Hence, it setup a fact that the Methanol extract of antiulcer activity of Lawsonia inermis (Henna) is offering an ineffable mark to the folk medicine, which is a folklore as well as traditional medicine for the treatment of ulcers in India.
How to cite this article:
Dhanasree Basipogu, Nizamuddin Basha Syed. Gastro protective activity of Lawsonia inermis (Henna). A well-known traditional medicinal plant. 2015; 1(11): 833-837.