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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   11

Issue No. :  12

Year :  2018

Pages :   5394-5396

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Evaluation of Diuretic Activity of Achyranthes aspera leaves extracts



Address:   Prashant D Warke*1, Dr. Ashutosh Upadhayay1, M. K. Kale2
1Mahatama Jyoti Rao Phoole Univeristy, Department of Pharmacy, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
2Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy and Research Institute, Karjat, Maharashtra.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00984.8

ABSTRACT:
Plants used in traditional medicine have stood up to the test of time and contributed many novel compounds for preventive and curative medicine to modern science. India is sitting on a gold mine of well recorded and traditionally well practiced knowledge of herbal medicine. Pet. ether, ethyl acetate, alcoholic and aqueous extracts of Achyranthes aspera leaves were tested for diuretic activity in rats. The parameters studied on individual rat were total urine volume, urine concentration of Na+, K- and Cl-. In the present Pet. ether, ethyl acetate, alcoholic and aqueous extracts of Achyranthes aspera leaves showed increase in urine volume, Na+, K- and Cl-. Furosemide was used as reference diuretic.
KEYWORDS:
yranthes aspera, Diuretic activity, Furosemide.
Cite:
Prashant D Warke, Ashutosh Upadhayay, M. K. Kale. Evaluation of Diuretic Activity of Achyranthes aspera leaves extracts. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(12): 5394-5396.
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