• Medicine, Biology
  • Published in Dakar medical 2002

[Contribution to the study of the anti-inflammatory activity of Moringa oleifera (moringaceae)].

@article{Ndiaye2002ContributionTT,
  title={[Contribution to the study of the anti-inflammatory activity of Moringa oleifera (moringaceae)].},
  author={Mouhamadou Mansour Ndiaye and Amadou Moctar Di{\'e}ye and Fukui Mariko and Adama Tall and A Sall Diallo and B Faye},
  journal={Dakar medical},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={
          210-2
        }
}
Moringa oleifera is a bush of African savannah, used in folk Medicine for the treatment of rheumatic and articulary pain. We have tested the anti-inflammatory action of an aqueous extract of root in rats with weight between 120 and 160 g. We administered per os either distilled water (control group), the aqueous root extract (750 mg/kg or 1000 mg/kg) or indomethacin (10 mg/kg) 30 min before an oedema was induced in the rat-paw by subcutaneous injection of carrageenin. The rat-paw volume was… CONTINUE READING

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