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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2017)

Evaluation of antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of various leaf extracts of Kigelia africana

Author(s):

Harpreet Singh, VK Dumka, Rashmi Sagar and Varun Kumar

Abstract:
Present investigation was done on 50 Albino Wistar rats of either sex. Various extracts of Kigelia africana i.e aqueous, alcoholic, acetone and chloroform were evaluated for antipyretic property, anti-inflammatory activity using carrageenan induced paw edema and analgesic activity by tail flick method. Alcoholic extract @ 50 mg/kg showed decrease in temperature after one hour. Aqueous extract @ 100 mg/kg and alcoholic extract @ 50 mg/kg showed significant anti-inflammatory activity whereas significant analgesic activity was shown by aqueous and alcoholic group.

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How to cite this article:
Harpreet Singh, VK Dumka, Rashmi Sagar and Varun Kumar. Evaluation of antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of various leaf extracts of Kigelia africana. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(4):1024-1027.