Antiinflammatory Efficacy of Extracts of Latex of Calotropis procera Against Different Mediators of Inflammation

@article{Arya2005AntiinflammatoryEO,
  title={Antiinflammatory Efficacy of Extracts of Latex of
Calotropis procera Against Different Mediators of Inflammation},
  author={Soneera Arya and V. N. Lakshman Kumar},
  journal={Mediators of Inflammation},
  year={2005},
  volume={2005},
  pages={228 - 232}
}
The latex of the plant Calotropis procera has been reported to exhibit potent antiinflammatory activity against carrageenin and formalin that are known to release various mediators. In the present study, we have evaluated the efficacy of extracts prepared from the latex of C procera against inflammation induced by histamine, serotonin, compound 48/80, bradykinin (BK), and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in the rat paw oedema model. The paw oedema was induced by the subplantar injection of various… CONTINUE READING
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