Solanum Melongena Case Study

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PRE CLINICAL DIURETIC ACTIVITY OF SOLANUM MELONGENA G. SANDHYA RANI*,RAMESH ALLI Medicinal Chemistry Research Division. *,1Vaagdevi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bollikunta , Warangal, A.P., India. Corresponding author:sandhyaguggilla9@gmail.com ABSTRACT Solanum melongena(Family: Solanaceae) is widespread extending as far north as Hawaii. In Tahiti the plant is used as a sedative, diuretic, conjunctivitis and to treat pus-filled infections.. Therefore solanum melongenain extract significantly increased the GFR . Key words: solanum melongena. Diuretic activity, Flame Photometry INTRODUCTION Solanum melongenaSolanaceae is a shrub to 3 m high. Leaves alternate, petiolate, base unequal, with a tapering apex. Flowers whitish to yellowish, 5-parted with five spreading lobes,[ Butler J 2004] the flower about 3 cm broad and borne in small clusters. Fruit a red tomato-like berry [Hegnauer, R., 1967,Ellison DH 1991]. On the basis of the traditional use of the plant as a diuretic, but no previous pharmacological (or) clinical study was carried out to test the diuretic activity of this plant. MATERIALS AND METHODS Plant material To test the diuretic activity of this plant On the basis of the traditional use of the plant as a diuretic, but no previous pharmacological (or) clinical study was carried out.The roots of solanum melongenain was collected from Tirupati, Talakona, Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh, India. The whole plant were dried under shade, powdered and stored

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