Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  0975-4393

ISSN Online :  2349-2988


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Experimental Study of Analgesic Activity of Cajanus cajan Linn Leaves in Mice



Address:   R. S. Ghodake*, U.S. Chikhali, A.D. Shinde, S. B. Patil and N. S. Naikwade
Department of Pharmacology, Appasaheb Birnale College of Pharmacy, South Shivaji Nagar, Sangli 416416
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Cajanus cajan L (fabaceae) is an important indigenous plant with a lot of traditional importance. The analgesic potency of aqueous extract of the leaves of Cajanus cajan L was investigated using animal model using writhing methods, formalin induced methods. Result showed that aq. extract of Cajanus cajan L increased pain threshold in mice using writhing methods, formalin induced methods. It is concluded that the aqueous extract of Cajanus cajan L can demonstrate strong analgesic potency comparable in a times and dose dependant manner to a non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The result tends to suggest that the extracts of Cajanus cajan L leaves posses analgesic activity.
KEYWORDS:
Cajanus cajan L, analgesic activity, Writhing methods, formalin induced methods.
Cite:
R. S. Ghodake, U.S. Chikhali, A.D. Shinde, S. B. Patil ,N. S. Naikwade. Experimental Study of Analgesic Activity of Cajanus cajan Linn Leaves in Mice. Research J. Science and Tech. 2011; 3(3): 161-163 .
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