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Antimicrobial and analgesic activities of Wendlandia thyrsoidea leaf extracts

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Author(s): Basavaraja Basavanakote | Srikrishna Lingadahalli | Vagdevi Hosadu | Vaidya Vijayavittala

Journal: International Journal of Green Pharmacy
ISSN 0973-8258

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 75;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Analgesic activity | minimum inhibitory concentration | Wendlandia thyrsoidea

ABSTRACT
The leaves of Wendlandia thyrsoidea were extracted with different solvents and screened for their antimicrobial and analgesic activities. The antimicrobial activity was evaluated using the minimum inhibitory concentration method and the analgesic activity was carried out by the acetic acid-induced writhing method. The ethyl acetate extract exhibited potent antimicrobial activity, whereas, the methanol extract showed a significant analgesic activity.
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