Effect of Gloriosa Superba Root Extract on Development of Chick Embryo

Authors(3) :-Shahista A. Shaikh, Laxman D. Ghaywat, Rohini Kanawade

Gloriosa superba has been widely used for several medicinal purposes in Indian traditional medicine system. It is traditionally used for the treatment of gout, chronic ulcers, haemorrhoids, cancer, and leprosy and also for inducing labour pains etc. The seed and tubers of this plant contain cholchine as major constituent. The purpose of study is to evaluate the effect of Gloriosa superba root extract on development of chick embryo. The Soxhelt aqueous extract of tuber was extracted using methanol. The effect of different concentration of tuber extract was carried out on eggs. The effect of extract was found that it stops development of chick embryo. Gloriosa superba showed abortifacient and oxytocic activity activity due to the presence of colchicines.

Authors and Affiliations

Shahista A. Shaikh
Department Chemistry, S.M.B.S.T.College, Sangamner, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Laxman D. Ghaywat
Department Zoology, S.M.B.S.T.College, Sangamner, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Rohini Kanawade
Department Biology, B.G.P Sahyadri Junior College, Sangamner, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

Abortificient ; Gloriosa superba; Oxytocic activity

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 9 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-15
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 158-160
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173930
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Shahista A. Shaikh, Laxman D. Ghaywat, Rohini Kanawade, " Effect of Gloriosa Superba Root Extract on Development of Chick Embryo", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 9, pp.158-160, November-December-2017.
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