EVALUATION OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANALGESIC ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF AERIAL PARTS OF RUMEX VESICARIUS LINN
B. Maheswari Reddy*, P. Rajya Lakshmi Devi and P. Roja
The aim of this study is to establish the anti-inflammatory activity and analgesic activity by using carrageenan induced paw edema in rats for ethanolic extract of leaves of Rumex vesicarius Linn. Anti inflammatory activity effect was assessed by difference in paw edema volume, before & after the dose administration of the extracts in rats, Analgesic activity was assessed by Tail immersion method and the effects were compared with Standard drug Diclofenac (6mg./3/ml.). These observations helped us to conclude that ethanolic extract of Rumex vesicarius Linn, is endowed with both Anti inflammatory and Analgesic activity.
Keywords: Carrageenan, Anti-Inflammatory, Rumex Vesicarius Linn.
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