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In vitro studies on anti asthmatic, analgesic and anti convulsant activities of the medicinal plant Bryonia laciniosa.Linn

Author(s): Jayarama Reddy | Gnanasekaran D. | Vijay D. | Ranganathan T.V.

Journal: International Journal of Drug Discovery
ISSN 0975-4423

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 01;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Bryonia Laciniosa | Atopic allergy method | Eddy’s hot plate analgesio meter | Electric shock method

The study was carried out to ascertain anti asthmatic, analgesic and anti convulsant activities ofthe medicinal plant Bryonia Laciniosa. The anti asthmatic activity was estimated by mesenteric mast cellcount by Atopic allergy method. Eddy's hot plate and Analgesiometer tests were used to assess theanalgesic activity of Bryonia Laciniosa. Anticonvulsant activity was evaluated by Maximum electroshockinducedseizure test. The results indicated that 70% alcoholic extract of Bryonia laciniosa increased theantiasmatic activity, analgestic activity and also anticonvulsant activity.
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