Antinociceptive activity of ethanolic extract and isolated compounds of Urtica circularis.

@article{Gorzalczany2011AntinociceptiveAO,
  title={Antinociceptive activity of ethanolic extract and isolated compounds of Urtica circularis.},
  author={Susana Gorzalczany and Carla Marrassini and Jorge Horacio Mi{\~n}o and Cristina Acevedo and Graciela E Ferraro},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={134 3},
  pages={733-8}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Urtica circularis (Hicken) Sorarú is a medicinal plant commonly used in traditional medicine to relieve pain in inflammatory processes. AIM OF THE STUDY In the present study, the in vivo antinociceptive effect of Urtica circularis ethanolic extract and its isolated compounds has been investigated. MATERIALS AND METHODS Antinociceptive activity was evaluated through writhing, formalin and hot plate tests in mice. The phytochemical analysis was performed… CONTINUE READING