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Year : 1988  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 86--89

Anti-inflammatory activity of flowers of Rhododendron arboreum (SMITH) in ratís hind paw oedema induced by various phlogistic agents

SS Agarwal1, Sharma Kalpana2 
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1. The effect of various extracts of flowers of Rhododendron arboreum viz. aqueous, 50% ethanolic and methanolic extracts have been investigated against carrageenan. PG(E2). histamine and 5-HT induced ratęSQĽs hind paw oedema. 2. The extracts exhibited significant anti-inflammatory activity against all the four phlogistic agents. Mean changes in the psw volumes revealed the efficacy of extracts against the four phlogistic agents in the following order : Carrageenan > 5-HT > PG(E2) > Histamine. 3. Among the three extracts tested. the acqueous extracts showed maximum anti-inflammatory activity followed by 50% ethanolic and methanolic extracts.


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Agarwal S S, Kalpana S. Anti-inflammatory activity of flowers of Rhododendron arboreum (SMITH) in ratís hind paw oedema induced by various phlogistic agents.Indian J Pharmacol 1988;20:86-89


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Agarwal S S, Kalpana S. Anti-inflammatory activity of flowers of Rhododendron arboreum (SMITH) in ratís hind paw oedema induced by various phlogistic agents. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 1988 [cited 2021 Apr 22 ];20:86-89
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