Mangifera indica has immunomodulatory activity in mice. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Immunomodulatory activity of alcoholic extract of Mangifera indica L. in mice.
J Ethnopharmacol. 2001 Dec;78(2-3):133-7. PMID: 11694357
Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Erandwane, 411 038, Pune, India.
Mangifera indica Linn, a plant widely used in the traditional medicinal systems of India, has been reported to possess antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities. In the present study, the alcoholic extract of stem bark of Mangifera indica Linn (Extract I containing mangiferin 2.6%), has been investigated for its effect on cell mediated and humoral components of the immune system in mice. Administration of test extract I produced increase in humoral antibody (HA) titre and delayed type hypersensitivity (DTH) in mice. It is concluded that test extract I is a promising drug with immunostimulant properties.