alexa Abstract | Analgesic and antiinflammatory activity of <i>Amukkarac curanam</i>

Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Amukkarac curanam a polyherbal Siddha formulation was examined for its analgesic and antiinflammatory activity at a dose of 500 mg/kg, p.o. The experimental methods used were tail immersion and acetic acid induced writhing method for analgesic and cotton pellet induced granuloma formation for antiinflammatory activity. Pentazocine (10 mg/kg, intraperitoneally) and aspirin (150 mg/kg, orally) clinically used analgesics were used as standard analgesics. Indomethacin (10 mg/kg, orally) was used as standard for antiinflammatory study. Amukkarac curanam showed significant analgesic and antiinflammatory activity in the above study.

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Author(s): A Saraswathy S Nandini Devi RV Pradeep Chandran


Amukkarac curanam, Siddha formulation, analgesic and antiinflammatory, pentazocine, indomethacin

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