PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITIES OF DIPLAZIUM ESCULENTUM IN EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELSAbstract
To study the anti-inflammatory effect of different extract of leaves of Diplazium esculentum in rats. Anti-inflammatory activity was screened by measuring the reduction in carrageenan induced hind paw edema. The potency of various extracts of leaves was compared with each other and standard Ibuprofen (100mg/kg) for anti-inflammatory activity. The results indicated that all the extracts of Diplazium esculentum showed anti-inflammatory activity. Percentage inhibition of inflammation observed in chloroform extract group was more than other treated groups.
A. Kaushik*, J. J. Kaushik , A. Das, S. Gemal and D. Gaim
Asst. Professor (Medicinal chemistry), School of Pharmacy, ACHS, Asmara, Eritrea
04 February, 2011
11 March, 2011
18 April, 2011
01 May, 2011