Phytochemical and pharmacological evaluation of Tragia cannabina for anti-inflammatory activity

@inproceedings{Hosahally2012PhytochemicalAP,
  title={Phytochemical and pharmacological evaluation of Tragia cannabina for anti-inflammatory activity},
  author={Raju Venkategowda Hosahally and Ganapaty Seru and Prasanna Shankarrao Sutar and Vijaya Gopalachar Joshi and Kishori Prasanna Sutar and Asif Abdulrahiman Karigar},
  year={2012}
}
  • Raju Venkategowda Hosahally, Ganapaty Seru, +3 authors Asif Abdulrahiman Karigar
  • Published 2012
The present study investigates the anti-inflammatory activity of methanolic and chloroform extracts of Tragia cannabina. The whole plant of Tragia cannabina was extracted with methanol and chloroform by using soxhlet apparatus. The effect of both extracts of Tragia cannabina was studied on carrageenan induced paw edema. The methanolic extract decreased the edema induced in hind paw. The percentage inhibition of paw edema was maximum with methanolic and chloroform extracts of Tragia cannabina at… CONTINUE READING