Abstract

Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Commiphora Caudata (Wight and Arn)

Author(s): T. Sivakumar, K. Kannan and R. Manavalan

Ethyl acetate and methanolic extracts of Commiphara caudata syn: Protium caudatum were tested for anti-inflammatory activity in rats by carrageenan induced hind paw oedema method. Both ethyl acetate extract and methanolic extract of Commiphara caudata (200 mg/kg of body weight) exhibited significant anti-inflammatory activities, when compared with control. Indomethacin was used as a reference anti–inflammatory drug. 

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