Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2016)
Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of Trichosanthes dioica R. Leaves
Nitin Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Vijay Sharma, Anurag Chaudhary
R. (T. dioica
) is an easily available common plant. The plant belongs to family Cucurbitaceae which has given us many important medicinal plants like Momordica charantia, Citrullus colocynthis
etc. from which important pharmacological activities and markers like charantin and Cucurbitacin have been reported and isolated. In the present study T. dioica
was evaluated for anti-inflammatory activity using carrageenan induced acute inflammation model in rats. It was concluded that leaves of T. dioica
possess moderate anti-inflammatory activity.
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Nitin Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Vijay Sharma, Anurag Chaudhary. Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of Trichosanthes dioica R. Leaves. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(2):01-03.