Traditional Myanmar medicine (TMM) has been practiced for thousands of years and at the present time is widely accepted as an alternative treatment for tumor and cancer. In this research work, one of the Myanmar traditional herbal based medicines, used as anti-tumor medicine, hot type medicine was chosen to study its Pharmacological activity. Myanmar name is Mansay. The phytochemical screening reveals the presence of several groups of secondary metabolites in this herbal based TMM. Free radical scavenging activity was assessed by DPPH assays and the antimicrobial activities were evaluated by disc diffusion method. Finally, a method utilizing brine shrimp (Artemiasalina Leach) lethality was used to determine the toxicity of ethanol crude extract of Mansay.
Herbal based Myanmar medicine, antioxidant, antimicrobial, cytotoxicity
Myat Lay Nwe , San Yu Khaing , Amar Khin "Evaluation of Traditional Herbal Based Myanmar Medicine, Mansay" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 11 2020 Page 7-11
Myat Lay Nwe , San Yu Khaing , Amar Khin "Evaluation of Traditional Herbal Based Myanmar Medicine, Mansay" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(11)