:: Volume 7, Issue 2 (12-2008) ::
3 2008, 7(2): 153-0 Back to browse issues page
Analgesic, CNS Depressant and Anthelmintic Activity of Sarcostemma viminale
Aboli S Girme , Sunil A Nirmal , Rasika D Bhalke , Machindra J Chavan
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Various extracts of Sarcostemma viminale were screened for central analgesic activity by hot plate test, peripheral analgesic activity by acetic acid-induced writhings, CNS depressant activity by pentobarbitone-induced sleep and locomotor activity testing methods and anthelmintic activity on the earthworms Pheretima posthuma . Results showed that petroleum ether and ethyl acetate extracts had good central analgesic activity; ethyl acetate and methanol extracts had good peripheral analgesic activity; chloroform and ethyl acetate extracts had good CNS depressant activity and methanol extract had good anthelmintic activity.
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