Antinociceptive activity of the methanolic extract of Kaempferia galanga Linn. in experimental animals.

@article{Ridtitid2008AntinociceptiveAO,
  title={Antinociceptive activity of the methanolic extract of Kaempferia galanga Linn. in experimental animals.},
  author={Wibool Ridtitid and Chutha Sae-wong and Wantana Reanmongkol and Malinee Wongnawa},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={118 2},
  pages={225-30}
}
Kaempferia galanga Linn. (Zingiberaceae) presents many chemical constituents of the volatile oil extracted from the rhizome. The rhizome of Kaempferia galanga is used by people in many regions for relieving toothache, abdominal pain, muscular swelling and rheumatism. In this study we investigated the antinociceptive activity in mice and rats using acetic acid-induced writhing, formalin, hot plate and tail-flick tests. The extract at test doses of 50, 100 and 200 mg/kg, p.o. clearly demonstrated… CONTINUE READING
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