Pharmacological studies on aerial parts of Calotropis procera.

@article{Mossa1991PharmacologicalSO,
  title={Pharmacological studies on aerial parts of Calotropis procera.},
  author={Jaber S. Mossa and Mohammad Abbas Tariq and A. Mohsin and Abdulrahman M. Ageel and M. A. Al-Yahya and Mansour Sulaiman Al-Said and Syed Rafatullah},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={19 3-4},
  pages={
          223-31
        }
}
The decoction of the aerial part of Calotropis procera is commonly used in Saudi Arabian traditional medicine for the treatment of variety of diseases including fever, joint pain, muscular spasm and constipation. The present investigation was undertaken to confirm its claimed activity in traditional medicine. The ethanol extract of the plant was tested on laboratory animals for its antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, purgative and muscle relaxant activities. The results of… Expand
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