Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr. – CLUSIACEAE. Synonym: Mangostana morellaGaertn.; Garcinia elliptica Wall.; G. gutta Wt. Vernacular names: Tamil. Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr. belonging to Clusiaceae family is mainly distributed in India, Srilanka and Southern Phillippines. Members of this family are a. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Garcinia Morella. List of various diseases cured by Garcinia Morella. How Garcinia Morella is effective for various .

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Dried up fruit slices are valued as a traditional remedy gacrinia dysentery. Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: Conclusion The current study could clearly reflect the highly antioxidant and anticancer efficacy of methanol extract of fruits of G. Chemical constituents like morelloflavone, guttiferic acid, and gambogic acid were reported from G. Antimicrobial, antioxidant, antitumour-promoting and cytotoxic activities of different plant part extracts of Garcinia atroviridis Griff.

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Odduli is prepared by boiling the fruit to get a thick black liquid which can be stored for years without adding preservatives.

Indian Gamboge tree. Introduction Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide accounting for 8.

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It has been noticed that spontaneously arising animal tumors mimic a situation more similar to human neoplasia than experimentally induced tumors Ben-Efraim et al. If mortality was observed in one animal, experiment was repeated again with same dose moeella confirm the toxic dose.


The absorbance was measured at nm. Received Nov 13; Accepted Jan Several studies have reported that on induction of cancer in experimental animals, cause damage to the vital organs, such as liver and kidney.

In vitro cytotoxic activity of the extracts on DLA cells was determined by trypan blue dye exclusion assay Anjana et al. Seeds may be dispersed by autochory i. Edible Uses Fruit – raw. Extracts of Halenia elliptica exhibit antioxidant properties in vitro and in vivo.

Anti skin cancer properties of phenolic rich extract from the pericarp of mangosteen Garcinia mangostana linn. Fold change is calculated by comparing with untreated DLA cells. Garcinua experimental results showed that GF extract possessed strong antioxidant activity than GB and GL extracts in all the experiments conducted. Flowers heterochlamydeous, dioecious, pseudobisexual. Garcinia morella at http: Berberine induces apoptosis in breast cancer cells MCF7 through mitochondrial dependent pathway.

The radical scavenging activity was calculated by using following formula.

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Shu-Geng Cao, Valerie H. To confirm the gagcinia of apoptotic cell death in DLA cells, PI staining was done to the cells from different treatment groups. Fruit and Seed Berry, 3 cm across, 4-seeded. It is a source of ‘gamboge’, a gum-resin with a wide range of uses that is commonly harvested from several species in this genus and traded internationally. Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal.

BHT was used as a standard. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.


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MST of each group was calculated with reference to the negative control group Group-II and anticancer activity of the drugs was determined by evaluating its ability to increase the life span of the DLA induced animals Gupta et al. Caspase cascade activation plays an important role in apoptosis. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Choudhury is the main author of this research work, including study design, literature survey, plant collection, extraction and experimental set up.

Preparation and antibacterial activity of morellin.

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Development of a spectrum of ascites tumors. Acute Toxicity Study Acute toxicity study was conducted to determine the toxicity level of the drug.

Trypan Blue Assay In vitro cytotoxic activity of the extracts on DLA cells was determined by trypan blue dye exclusion assay Anjana et al. Chemical investigation of Indian medicinal plants has the potential to moreola an invaluable foundation for the discovery and development of new drugs of natural origin Balunas and Kinghorn, Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future.

The leaf, bark, and fruit of the plant was washed, chopped into small pieces and dried under shade.