Anticancer Activity Of Herbal Syrup (Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis Flower)

  • Pavithraa.P, Dr.S.Uma Mageshwari


One defining feature of cancer is the rapid creation of abnormal cells that grow beyond their usual boundaries, and which can then invade adjoining parts of the body and spread to other organs, the latter process is referred to as metastasizing. The plant Hibiscus rosa-sinensis belongs to the family Malvaceae. With attractive and colour full flowers, plants of Hibiscus are widely planted as ornamentals and are used in traditional medicine. Methods: The nutrients were analyzed by AOAC method, Phytochemicals were identified by the GCMS method and the Anti-cancer activity was done by In-vitro analyzed by MTT assay in HELA cells. Results: Nutrients like Macro & Micro, 20 different varities phytochemicals and the herbal syrup had a anti- cancer activity. Conclusion: Some of the bioactive secondary metabolites identified may become commercially important phytopharmaceuticals. However, further studies are needed to ascertain their biological and pharmacological activity. Herbal syrup is a promising source of useful natural products and the new compound offers opportunities to develop novel anticancer drug.