PHYTO CHEMICAL EVALUATION AND CYTOTOXIC ACTIVITY OF EMILIA SONCHIFOLIA: RESEARCH ARTICLE
C. Swetha*, L. Priyanka Dwarampudi and N. M. Vaishnavi
Emilia sonchifolia (Compositae), is a widely distributed herb mainly used in indigenous system of medicine. This study confirmed to assess therapeutic efficacy of Emilia sonchifolia against Human Breast Adenocarcinoma. Aqueous extract of Emilia sonchifolia, a folklore medicinal plant, was found to be cytotoxic to MDA MB (Human Breast Adenocarcinoma) cells. The raw material is subjected to phytochemical standardization. The extraction technique used is soxhletion and the results suggests that Emilia sonchifolia is a showing a good cytotoxity against Human Breast Adenocarcinoma cell lines by MTT assay.
Keywords: Breast cancer, Breast cancer cell lines like MDA (M.D. Anderson) and MB (Metastasis breast cancer), cytotoxicity, therapeutic efficacy.
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