The fruits of Muntingia calabura have antioxidant property .
The phytochemical screening of the Muntingia calabura fruit extract was done by the standard methods of Harbone J.
The Muntingia calabura methanol fruit extract was dissolved with HPLC grade methanol 100mf/0.
Further, in order to separate and detect individual polyphenols in M Calabura fruit, analytical HPLC technique was used.
Thus, Muntingia calabura might be useful in the development of raw materials of medicine.
Effects of Muntinigia calabura fruit extract on human cancer cells
Our present study observed that the methanol extract of M calabura fruit inhibited the proliferation of human cancer cell lines such as human cervical cancer cell line (HeLa), and human laryngeal epithelial carcinoma cells (Hep-2) and a mouse embryonic fibroblast (NIN 3T3).
calabura was active against the tested human cancer cell lines.
Activation of nitric oxide signalling pathway Mediates Hypotensive effect of Muntingia calabura L.