Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-P'Col-00001043
Title: Evaluation of Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Methanol Extract of Abutilon indicum And Pedalium murex- A Comparative Study
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    There is an increasing demand for the medicinal plants in developing countries like India. Attention need to be given to assess the medicinal value of such plants to explore the potential drugs out of it. Inflammation is the condition associated with many of the disease states and this review elaborate the medicinal plants, their parts used in the effective management of Inflammation and its associated conditions. Medicinal plants constitute important components of flora and are widely distributed in different region of India. The various parts of Abutilon indicum and Pedalium murex such as root, leaves and seeds are documented to possess various medicinal properties. Animal studies were performed using Carrageenan induced paw edema principle in albino wistar rats. Both the plants possessed Anti-inflammatory activity. Out of the two plants Pedalium murex had shown more anti-inflammatory activity, when compared with Abutilon indium species.

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    *B.ParimalaDevi1, C.Davidraj2 , N.TamilChelvan1 , R.Ramasubramaniaraja1

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    1SCBT, Department of Pharmacy, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu ,2CARISM, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.

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    Dr. B. Parimala Devi M.Pharm., PhD.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Pharmacy,SCBT,
    SASTRA University,Thanjavur, Tamil nadu

    Received on: 15-04-2010; Revised on: 16-05-2010; Accepted on:17-07-2010

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    *B.ParimalaDevi1, C.Davidraj2 , N.TamilChelvan1 , R.Ramasubramaniaraja1

    Title:Evaluation of Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Methanol Extract of Abutilon indicum And Pedalium murex- A Comparative Study
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):3 (October)
    Page No: (2425-2426)
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    Methodology:Anti-Inflammatory Activity
    Research Materials:Abutilon indicum, Pedalium murex


Abutilon indicum Pedalium murex Inflammation Albino wistar rats.

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