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2012 (Vol. 4, Issue: 5)
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Study on the Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Ethanolic Extract of Cynanchum acutum

Jasem Estakhr, Fereshteh Javadian, Zohre Ganjali, Mehdi Dehghani and Abbas Heidari
Corresponding Author:  Jasem Estakhr 

Key words:  Anti-inflammatory, carrageenan, Cynanchum acutum, paw edema, , ,
Vol. 4 , (5): 630-632
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June 20, 2012 July 28, 2012 September 20, 2012
Abstract:

In this study the anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of Cynanchum acutum was evaluated. Cynanchum acutum has a large history of herbal use because of pharmaceutical characteristics and the medicinal values of the Cynanchum acutum have been mentioned in ancient literature as useful in disorders. The effects of ethanolic extracts of Cynanchum acutum were studied on carrageen an induced paw edema. Results of this study indicated that the ethanolic extract decreased the edema induced in hind paw. It has been concluded that ethanolic extract of Cynanchum acutum (200 mg/kg b.w.) has a good anti-inflammatory activity against carrageenan induced paw edema.
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Jasem Estakhr, Fereshteh Javadian, Zohre Ganjali, Mehdi Dehghani and Abbas Heidari, 2012. Study on the Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Ethanolic Extract of Cynanchum acutum.  Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 4(5): 630-632.
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