Phytochemical and Anti-Inflammatory Evaluation of Herbal Gel Prepared from Bark Extract of Mesua Ferrea Linn

  • Harjeet Singh
  • B. K. Sarkar
  • Jagdish Chandra Arya
  • Shashi Pal
  • Ravi Kumar
  • Veerendra Gupta
  • Ravindra Singh
  • S. C. Verma


The present research work involves formulation of herbal gel containing stem bark extracts of Mesua ferrea Linn and its evaluation for in vitro anti-inflammatory activity. The gel formulations were prepared using ethanolic extracts along with different polymer. The physiochemical parameters of formulations like; pH, viscosity and spreadability etc. also evaluated. Phytochemical analysis revealed presence of phenols, flavonoids and alkaloids, etc. The ethanolic extracts showed appreciable anti-inflammatory activity compared to the standard drug. Study confirmed that potential anti-inflammatory formulation can be developed from bark extract of Mesua ferrea Linn.  

Keywords: Mesua ferrea Linn., Anti-inflammatory, Herbal Gel, Phytochemical, Albumin denaturation.


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Singh H, Sarkar BK, Arya JC, Pal S, Kumar R, Gupta V, Singh R, Verma SC. Phytochemical and Anti-Inflammatory Evaluation of Herbal Gel Prepared from Bark Extract of Mesua Ferrea Linn. JDDT [Internet]. 15Oct.2019 [cited 28Nov.2022];9(5-s):53-6. Available from: