Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Heracleum persicum essential oil and hydroalcoholic extract in animal models.

@article{Hajhashemi2009AntiinflammatoryAA,
  title={Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Heracleum persicum essential oil and hydroalcoholic extract in animal models.},
  author={Valiollah Hajhashemi and Seyed Ebrahim Sajjadi and Mojtaba Heshmati},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 3},
  pages={475-80}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Fruits of Heracleum persicum (Apiaceae) are used as pain killer in Iranian folkloric medicine. AIMS OF STUDY To evaluate the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of the hydroalcoholic extract and essential oil of the plant fruits and analyzing the essential oil. MATERIALS AND METHODS Essential oil and hydroalcoholic extracts of the fruits were prepared according to standard methods and the components of essential oil were identified using GC-MS method. The… CONTINUE READING