Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines


Anti inflammatory activity of the seed and fruit wall extracts of Solanum torvum

Hygeia.J.D.Med.Vol.2 (2), 2010, 54-58.  

Type of article: research article

Authors:  M. Rammohan  and  C.Sreenivas Reddy


Vagdevi College of Pharmacy, Kishanpura, Hanamkonda, Warangal , AndhraPradesh, India - 506001 .

Article history:    

Received: 27 Dec.2009,
Accepted: 17 Jan2010,
Available online: 20Sep.2010


The present study is aimed to evaluate the seed and fruit wall methanol extracts of Solanum torvum for anti-inflammatory activity by Carrageenan induced rat paw edema method by using plethysmometer. All the test extracts showed significant anti-inflammatory activity, among them seed methanol 500 mg ∕ kg body weight exhibited superior activity. The anti-inflammatory activity of the extracts may be due to the  presence of flavonoids, sterols and saponins in it .

Key words: Solanum torvum , Methanol , Diclofenac sodium , Anti-inflammatory activity

Article outline:

1. Introduction
2. Materials and methods
3. Extraction
4. Evaluation of anti inflammatory activity
6.  Statistical analysis
7. Results and discussion
8. References

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