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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2015)

Traditional Indian Medicinal Plants as a potential Anti-inflammatory phytomedicine for Psoriasis control

Author(s):

V Baskar Ananda Raj, KL Senthil Kumar, S Suresh Kumar

Abstract:
The aim of the present study is to support the traditional claims in the use of medicinal plants Rhinacanthus nasutus leaves and Indigofera aspalathoides whole plant assessed for their anti-inflammatory properties, in animal model carrageenan-induced rat paw edema. Both the extracts showed significant (***p<0.0001) decrease in paw volume at 4th hours. R.nasutus possessed significant inhibition of edema 61% and I.aspalathoides possessed inhibition 65% at the end of 4 hours with carrageenan when compared with standard Indomethacin 70%.

Pages: 118-122  |  1686 Views  102 Downloads

How to cite this article:
V Baskar Ananda Raj, KL Senthil Kumar, S Suresh Kumar. Traditional Indian Medicinal Plants as a potential Anti-inflammatory phytomedicine for Psoriasis control. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;4(3):118-122.