Lack of analgesic activity of petroleum ether extract of Bauhinia racemosa Lam in rats and mice

K. S. Chandrashekar, K. S. Prasanna

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Objective: The effect of petroleum ether extract of Bauhinia racemosa was investigated in rats and mice to evaluate the analgesic activity. Materials and Methods: Acetic acid induced writhing model and hot plate method were employed to test the analgesic activity. Results: The results indicated that the petroleum ether extract had no significant analgesic activity. Conclusion: It may be inferred that Bauhinia racemosa do not have analgesic activity and the results are not in agreement with its traditional use.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-23
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 07-2010


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery

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