Articles

Mast cell stabilising activity of Bacopa monnieri

Author

Samiulla DS, Prashanth D, Amit A

Date

3/2001

Journal

Fitoterapia

Abstract

Successive petroleum ether, chloroform, methanol and water extracts of Bacopa monnieri were tested (in vitro) for mast cell stabilising effect. The methanolic fraction exhibited potent activity comparable to disodium cromoglycate, a known mast cell stabiliser.