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Eleutherine indica L. is a wound healing folklore medicine of North East Indian tribal people. The present investigation bulbs of E. indica were successively extracted with petroleum ether, chloroform, methanol and water and evaluated wound healing associated activities like antioxidant, antimicrobial and fibroblast proliferation properties. Petroleum ether (EIPE) and chloroform (EICE) extracts of E. indica were found inactive in antioxidant evaluations, whereas the methanol extract (EIME) showed DPPH and superoxide scavenging activity (IC50-185.24 & 1303.99 μg/ml, respectively) with highest gallic acid equivalence (5.61). Water extract (EIWE) also scavenged the DPPH and superoxide anion radicals with 438.94 μg/ml and 1632.10 μg/ml IC50 value, respectively. Different extracts of E. indica i.e. EIPE, EICE and EIME showed 1-2 mg/ml minimum inhibitory concentration against selected wound infecting bacterial strains. In vitro evaluation for fibroblast proliferation showed that EIPE and EICE decreased the cell viability to 67.37% and 78.83% at 200 μg/ml concentration as compared to normal...

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