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Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences


Anti-Inflammatory activity of seeds extract of datura stramonium against carrageenan induced paw edema on albino wistar rats


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Author Details : Rishika Agarwal, Ravi Gupta, Rajesh Yadav, Vivek Asati*, Jagdish Chandra Rathi

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 41-46


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Abstract

Datura, a wild plant from solanaceae family is very well known for its poisonous and medicinal properties. It contains a wide variety of phytoconstituents such as alkaloids, essential oils, flavonoids, tannins, steroids, glycosides etc. They are responsible for various medicinal properties. Wide variety of pharmacological activities of different species of datura have been reported so far such as anti-inflammatory, anti-diarrhoeal, hypoglycemic activity, anti-viral activity etc. Daturastramonium has been used for curing various ailments including ulcer, wounds, gout, fever, asthma, toothache etc. The aim of present study is to investigate the anti-inflammatory activity of seed extract of Daturastramonium against carrageenan induced paw edema model in albino wistar rats.

Keywords: Daturastramonium, Phytoconstituents, Hypoglycemic, Solanaceae, Anti-inflammatory activity.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jpbs.2019.007

How to cite : Agarwal R, Gupta R, Yadav R, Asati V, Rathi J C, Anti-Inflammatory activity of seeds extract of datura stramonium against carrageenan induced paw edema on albino wistar rats. J Pharm Biol Sci 2019;7(1):41-46

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