Analgesic Effect of Harpagophytum procumbens on Postoperative and Neuropathic Pain in Rats

@inproceedings{Lim2014AnalgesicEO,
  title={Analgesic Effect of Harpagophytum procumbens on Postoperative and Neuropathic Pain in Rats},
  author={Dong Wook Lim and Jae Goo Kim and Daeseok Han and Yun Tai Kim},
  booktitle={Molecules},
  year={2014}
}
Harpagophytum procumbens, also known as Devil's Claw, has historically been used to treat a wide range of conditions, including pain and arthritis. The study was designed to investigate whether H. procumbens extracts exhibit analgesic effects in plantar incision and spared nerve injury (SNI) rats. The whole procedure was performed on male SD rats. To evaluate pain-related behavior, we performed the mechanical withdrawal threshold (MWT) test measured by von Frey filaments. Pain-related behavior… CONTINUE READING
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