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Background: Ougeinia oojeinensis is a plant known for its medicinal properties. In this study, we aimed to investigate the phytochemical composition and pharmacological activities of the bark extracts of Ougeinia oojeinensis.

Methods: The bark of Ougeinia oojeinensis was extracted using the soxhlation method with three different solvents: methanol, ethyl acetate, and petroleum ether. The percentage yield of each extract was determined. Phytochemical screening was performed to identify the presence of various bioactive compounds, including Carbohydrates, Flavonoids, Tannins, Phenolics, and Fats. The extracts were further evaluated for their Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant activities using appropriate in vitro assays.

Results: Among the three solvents, the methanol extract exhibited the highest percentage yield, indicating its efficient extraction of bioactive compounds from the bark. Phytochemical screening revealed the presence of carbohydrates, flavonoids, tannins, phenolics, and fats in the methanolic and ethyl acetate extracts. The petroleum ether extract contained fats as the sole detected compound. In terms of pharmacological activities, the methanolic extract showed the most significant Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant activities, suggesting its potential therapeutic application.


Ougeinia oojeinensis Anti-inflammatory Antioxidant phytochemicals and egg albumin denaturation assay

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Jagadeeshwar K, Gaurav Sharma, P Priyanka, Y Shivani, K Naresha, & G Tulja Rani. (2023). In-Vitro Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Activity of Ougeinia oojeinensis Bark Extract. International Journal of Research in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics, 12(4), 277-281. Retrieved from


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