Assessment of the anti-inflammatory effect of a novel Chitosan-Sunflower seed gel – an in vitro study

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Ojasvini Arora
Subhashree Rohinikumar
S Rajeshkumar


anti-inflammatory activity, green synthesis, chitosan, sunflower seeds


Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the anti inflammatory activity of a novel chitosan- sunflower seed gel.
Materials and Methods: A novel chitosan-sunflower seed gel was prepared. The antiinflammatory activity of the prepared gel, in five different concentrations (10, 20. 30, 40 and 50μl), was tested in a dual wavelength spectrophotometer.
Result: The 40μl dilution of the gel had the best antiinflammatory activity, followed by 50μl, 30μl, 20μl and 10μl dilutions in decreasing order.
Conclusion: The chitosan-sunflower seed gel is a new and potential alternative as a wound healing agent with excellent anti-inflammatory activity that requires further clinical assessment to better establish appropriate protocols for treatment.

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