| SHORT COMMUNICATION
|Year : 1983 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 391-402
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of gangetin – A pterocarpenoid from Desmodium gangeticum
D Ghosh, A Anandakumar
Gangetin, one of the Pterocarpans, isolated from the hexane extract of the root of the plant Desmodium gangeticum.. The compound showed significant anti-inflammatory activity in the exudative and the proliferative phases of inflammation in the doses of 50 and 100 mg/kg orally. The compound showed significant analgesic activity. It did not show any anti-fertility and antipyretic activity in albino rats. It did not show acute toxicity in mice upto an oral dose of 7 g/kg.
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