Evaluation of anti-arthritic potential of the methanolic extract of the aerial parts of Costus speciosus

@inproceedings{Srivastava2012EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of anti-arthritic potential of the methanolic extract of the aerial parts of Costus speciosus},
  author={Shruti Srivastava and Pradeep K. Singh and Keshri Kishor Jha and Garima Mishra and Sourabh Srivastava and Ratan Lal Khosa},
  booktitle={Journal of Ayurveda and integrative medicine},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE Costus speciosus Koen. (Keu, Crape ginger), an ornamental plant, widely distributed in India is traditionally used as astringent, aphrodisiac, purgative, anthelmintic, depurative, febrifuge and expectorant. The plant is also used in rheumatism, dropsy, urinary diseases and jaundice. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the anti-arthritic activity of the methanolic extract of the aerial parts of Costus speciosus (CS) in experimental animal models. MATERIALS AND METHODS The… CONTINUE READING
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