Ethyl Acetate Extract of Annona reticulata Linn.: An Assessment of its Cytotoxicity and Antioxidant Properties

Authors

  • Nafisa Tabassum
  • Md Rabby Hasan
  • Maria Siddika Mim
  • Rehnuma Jafreen
  • Nabila Noor Mumu
  • Md Nahid Hasan
  • Majedul Hoque

Abstract

Annona Reticulata  a little evergreen tree of the Annonaceae family, linn is grown for its fruits all throughout India. Its varied components are also utilized in traditional medicine to cure a variety of ailments. It is a plant that is widely used in the Ayurvedic medical system to treat a wide range of illnesses. A. reticulata parts are utilized in both industrial and medicinal goods. It has a number of therapeutic benefits, including anthelmintic, analgesic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, and cytotoxic actions. Phytochemicals such as tannins, alkaloids, phenols, glycosides, flavonoids, and steroids are abundant in it. Therefore, the phytochemicals, antioxidant, and cytotoxic properties of Annona reticulata L.'s ethyl acetate extract will be the main topics of this review. The study's findings indicate that Annona reticulata Linn. leaves possess a considerable capacity for both cytotoxicity and antioxidants. Based on the results of this study, extensive pharmacological and phytochemical research is needed to eventually identify bioactive molecules as potential lead compounds.

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Published

2024-03-11