Anti-inflammatory activity of methanolic extract of Stephania wightii (Arn) Dunn- an endemic medicinal plant

@inproceedings{Danya2015AntiinflammatoryAO,
  title={Anti-inflammatory activity of methanolic extract of Stephania wightii (Arn) Dunn- an endemic medicinal plant},
  author={Uthaman Danya and Madathupatti Ramanathan Udhayasankar and Karupannan Arumugasamy and David Punitha},
  year={2015}
}
The methanolic extract of aerial parts and tuber of Stephania wightii has been evaluated for their in vitro and in vivo anti-inflammatory activity using human red blood cell membrane stabilization method and carragennan induced paw oedema in mice model. The methanolic extract of S. wightii tuber part showed 75% protection of human red blood cell membrane. The result indicated that the methanolic extract of tuber at the dose of 100mg/kg.body wt., showed a maximum inhibition of paw oedema at 75.3… CONTINUE READING

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