Evaluation of Hydroalcoholic Extract of Melia Azedarach Linn Roots for Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Activity

Vishnukanta Samdani, A.C. Rana

Abstract


Hydroalcoholic extract of Melia azedarach Linn roots were evaluated for analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity in experimental animals. In the doses of 100 and 200 mg/kg, extract inhibited 82.23 % and 88.94 % writhing induced by acetic acid respectively and reduces 15.08 % and 26.45 % paw volume in carageenan induced paw edema.

Keywords: Melia azedarach, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, wtithing


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5138/ijpm.v2i3.125

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