IN-VIVO ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTI-ARTHRITIC ACTIVITY OF ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS ROOTSAbstract
In this research work we elucidated the anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic activity of hydroalcoholic extract of Asparagus racemosus roots (ARHE) in-vivo. Carrageenan induced paw edema methodology is used to induce inflammation and Diclofenac sodium is used as standard drug whereas Freund’s Complete adjuvant used to induce arthritis and Dexamethasone is used as standard drug. Asparagus racemosus rootswere showed significant anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic activity at oral dose of (200mg/kg and 400mg/kg).
Suchita Mittal and Praveen K. Dixit *
Department of Pharmacology, Jaipur College of Pharmacy, ISI-15, RIICO Institutional Area, Sitapura, Jaipur-302 022, Rajasthan, India
01 March, 2013
24 April, 2013
21 June, 2013
01 July, 2013