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Evaluation of Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Kalanchoe spanthulata Leaves Extract

Author(s): Neeraj K. Sharma | Priyanka | K.K. Jha

Journal: Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
ISSN 0976-9595

Volume: 2;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 71;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Kalanchoe spanthulata | aqueous extract | anti-inflammatory | analgesic

With many of kalanchoe's traditional uses verified by animal research, it is not unusual that it continues to be a popular natural remedy throughout the tropics where it grows. In the present investigation anti-inflammatory and analgesic profile of Kalanchoe spanthulata has been explored using carrageenan induced paw oedema and tail flick method respectively. The obtained results indicate that Aqueous extracts of K. spanthulata in dose range of 100 and 200 mg/kg showed promising anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity in experimental animals.
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