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Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of Indian Hypericum perforatum L.

@article{Kumar2001AntiinflammatoryAA,
  title={Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of Indian Hypericum perforatum L.},
  author={Vikul Kumar and Paras Nath Singh and Salil Kumar Bhattacharya},
  journal={Indian journal of experimental biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          339-43
        }
}
  • Vikul Kumar, Paras Nath Singh, Salil Kumar Bhattacharya
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of experimental biology
  • A standardised 50% aqueous ethanolic extract of the Indian variety of Hypericum perforatum (IHp) was examined for its putative anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity at the doses of 100 and 200 mg/kg, po. The experimental paradigms used were carrageenan induced pedal edema and cotton pellet induced granuloma for anti-inflammatory activity, whereas the tail flick, hot plate and acetic acid induced writhing methods were used to asses analgesic activity. Indomethacin (20 mg/kg, ip) was used as… CONTINUE READING

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