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Screening of anti-diarrhoeal profile of some plant extracts of a specific region of West Bengal, India.
Ethanol extract of four different plants of the Khatra region of the Bankura district of West Bengal, India showed significant inhibitory activity against castor oil induced diarrhoea and PGE2 induced enteropooling in rats, establishing the efficacy of all these plant materials as anti-diarrhoeal agents. Expand
Studies on the psychopharmacological activities of Rumex nepalensis Spreng. root extract in rats and mice.
The methanol extract of Rumex nepalensis Spreng. (Family - Polygonaceae) was assessed for different psychopharmacological activities in rats and mice by evaluation of general behaviour, exploratoryExpand
Glucose lowering efficacy of Ficus racemosa bark extract in normal and alloxan diabetic rats
Pharmacological evidence is established to support the folklore claim that Ficus racemosa Linn bark extract is an antidiabetic agent. Expand
Antiinflammatory, analgesic and antiperoxidative efficacy of Barleria lupulina Lindl. extract
The MEBL exhibited significant inhibition of carrageenin and serotonin induced paw oedema volumes when compared with the untreated (control) group, and demonstrated protection against CCl4 induced lipid peroxidation and acetic acid induced writhing. Expand
Antitussive effect of Asparagus racemosus root against sulfur dioxide-induced cough in mice.
The methanol extract of Asparagus racemosus root showed significant antitussive activity on sulfur dioxide-induced cough in mice, the cough inhibition being comparable to that of 10-20 mg/kg of codeine phosphate. Expand
Anti-diabetic potential of Barleria lupulina extract in rats.
It appears that the methanol extract of aerial parts of Barleria lupulina Lindl. Expand
Antibacterial activity of Bergenia ciliata rhizome.
The methanol extract of Bergenia ciliata (tested at 200--1000 microg/disc) showed a wide spectrum of concentration-dependent antibacterial activity.
Evaluation of anti-pyretic potential of Ficus racemosa bark.
The anti-pyretic effect of methanol extract of stem bark of Ficus racemosa Linn (MEFR) on normal body temperature and yeast-induced pyrexia in albino rats was comparable to that of paracetamol (150 mg/kg body wt., p.o.), a standard anti- pyretic agent. Expand
Anti-diarrhoeal evaluation of Clerodendrum phlomidis Linn. leaf extract in rats.
MECP showed significant inhibitory activity against castor oil induced diarrhoea and PGE2 induced enteropooling in rats and substantiated the folklore claim as an anti-diarrhoeal agent. Expand
Study on the diuretic activity of Strychnos potatorum Linn. seed extract in albino rats.
The increase of cations in the urine on treatment with Strychnospotatorum seed extract (SPSE) was dose-dependent and supports the use of the Stryhnos potatorum seeds as a diuretic in folk remedies. Expand