Anti inflammatory activity of the flowers of Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) R.BR.

D. Satyanarayana, A. B. Joshi, K. S. Chandrashekhar, K. Vijayanarayana

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Abstract

The ethanolic extract of the flowers of Tabernaemontana divaricata was tested to study the effects on the inflammatory reaction, using the technique of carageenan induced paw edema in albino rats. The ethanolic extract showed significant anti-inflammatory activity comparable to the reference standard Diclofenac.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-407
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Drugs
Volume41
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 07-2004

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery

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Satyanarayana, D., Joshi, A. B., Chandrashekhar, K. S., & Vijayanarayana, K. (2004). Anti inflammatory activity of the flowers of Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) R.BR. Indian Drugs, 41(7), 405-407.