Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines


Anti- Inflammatory Activity of Leaf Extracts of Alternanthera sessilis
Hygeia J. D. Med. Vol.2 (1) 2010, 54-57

Type of Article
Short communication

Subhashini T, Krishnaveni B , Srinivas Reddy C*

Department of Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Vaagdevi College of Pharmacy, Warangal -506001, India.

Received Date
20 /07/ 2009

Publication Date
20 /12/ 2009


Chloroform and Petroleum ether extracts of leaves of Alternanthera sessilis were screened forantinflammatory activity by carrageenan induced rat paw edema method. Both the extracts showed considerable dose dependent activity. However chloroform extract 200mg/kg showed higher activity than other extracts.


Key words: Alternanthera sessilis Linn, Amaranthaceae, Carrageenan, Anti-inflammatory activity


Article Outline

1. Introduction

2. Experimental

3. Results and Discussion

4. Conclusion

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