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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2009, Volume : 2, Issue : 1
First page : ( 164) Last page : ( 167)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.

Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Anthocephalus Cadamba Roxb. Leaves in Wistar Rats

Bachhav RS*, Buchake VV, Saudagar RB

KCT's R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri, Trimbakeswar Road, Nashik – 422 212

*Corresponding Author E-mail: bachhavrss@gmail.com


The analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of the defatted ethanolic extract of leaves of Anthocephalus cadamba in wistar rats was studied. The presence of phytosterols, phenolic compounds, tannins, alkaloids, proteins, glycosides, was detected in the preliminary phytochemical investigation in ethanolic extract of Anthocephalus cadamba Roxb. leaves. Leaves exhibited significant analgesic activity and anti-inflammatory activity in wistar rats. The extract doses were compared with aspirin and Pentazocine as standards, and were found that the extracts revealed the satisfactory significant activity.



Anthocephalus cadamba, analgesic, anti-inflammatory.


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