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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2009

Pages :   868-869

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Anti inflammatory activity of Folklore: Pithecellobium dulce Benth

Address:   M. Sugumaran1*, T. Vetrichelvan1 and S. Darlin Quine2
1Adhiparasakthi College of Pharmacy, Melmaruvathur-603319.
2School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Thanjavur-613402.
*Corresponding Author

Ethanolic and aqueous leaf extracts of Pithecellobium dulce were studied for its anti-inflammatory activity using carrageenan –induced paw edema in rats. Both extracts showed significant anti-inflammatory activity by lowering paw volume at the tested dose level. The aqueous extract showed more activity than the ethanol extract which was comparable to diclofenac sodium, a standard anti-inflammatory drug.
ellobium dulce, anti-inflammatory activity, carrageenan –induced paw edema.
M. Sugumaran, T. Vetrichelvan, S. Darlin Quine. Anti inflammatory activity of Folklore: Pithecellobium dulce Benth. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.2 (4): Oct.-Dec. 2009; Page 868-869.
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