Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  7

Year :  2012

Pages :   843-845

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Anti-arthritic Activity of Vitex negundo Linn. Leaves

Address:   Ahirrao R. A.1*, Patel M.R.2
1Research Scholar, JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India.
2Shree B. M. Shah College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Modasa, Gujarat, India.
*Corresponding Author

The anti-arthritic property of petroleum ether and fresh aqueous extracts of leaves of Vitex negundo Linn. of family Verbenaceae was studied for anti-arthritic activity against Formalin induced arthritis in Wister albino rats of either sex. Both the extracts (200 mg / Kg each) were found to significantly inhibit the paw edema induced arthritis by Formalin induced in rats. The results indicate that aqueous extract of Vitex negundo Linn. leaves had significant anti-arthritic property when compared with the standard and untreated control.
Anti-arthritic Activity of Vitex negundo Linn. Leaves.
Ahirrao R. A., Patel M.R.. Anti-arthritic Activity of Vitex negundo Linn. Leaves. Asian J. Research Chem. 5(7): July, 2012; Page 843-845.
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