Anti-inflammatory activity of the flower extracts of Solanum nigrum in Rats.
Hygeia.J.D.Med.4(1), April 2012-October 2012,59-62
Authors:Elango V1, Carolin Oliver1 and Raghu PS2*
1.Dept of Siddha Medicine, Faculty of Sciences, Tamil university, Thanjavur-613010, (TN)
2. Mohammadia Institute of Pharmacy, Arambula, Khammam-507163,Andhra Pradesh, India.
Received: 29 December,2011,
Revised: 20 Jan.2012,
Accepted: 15 February,
Available online:5April 2012
Plan: Thepresent study was designed to investigate the anti inflammatory potential of theethanolic and aqueous extract of Solanum nigrum flowers.
Methodology: Antiinflammatory activity was performed using cotton pellet granuloma in rats. Ethanolicand aqueous extracts of higher dose (300 mg/kg) exhibited maximum antiinflammatory activity.
Outcome: Extractsof Solanum nigrum may be useful in the treatment of inflammation and pain.
Key words: Anti-inflammatory activity, Solanum nigrum flower (SNF)
2. Materials and methods
3. Results and discussion
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