Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 6, Issue 5 (2017)
Pharmacognostic, phytochemical and pharmacological study of Martynia annua Leavesâ€ (Family: Martyniaceae)
SS Bansode, SA Nirmal and RS Jadhav
(Devilâ€™s claw, Bichu), is a medicinal plant of the family of Martyniaceae, widely used for the treatment of epilepsy, tuberculosis, inflammation, etc The petroleum ether, chloroform, and methanol extracts of Martynia annua
leaves were evaluated for analgesic effect in albino wistar rat using Eddyâ€™s Hot Plate Method and Hot water Tail Immersion test method. Analgesic activity of the extract was compared with the standard drug pentazocine 25 mg/kg. The extracts show significant analgesic activity at 2000 mg/kg. It was also observed that the methanol extracts exhibits greater analgesic activity as compared to petroleum ether and chloroform extract of the plant of Martynia annua
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SS Bansode, SA Nirmal and RS Jadhav. Pharmacognostic, phytochemical and pharmacological study of Martynia annua Leavesâ€ (Family: Martyniaceae). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(5):1576-1579.