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Analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects of essential oil of Lippia multiflora

A A Abena, M Diatewa, G Gakosso, M Gbeassor, Th Hondi-Assah, J M Ouamba
Fitoterapia 2003, 74 (3): 231-6
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The essential oil of Lippia multiflora Moldenke (Verbenaceae) produced by conventional hydrodistillation was analyzed and studied for its analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activities in rats and mice. At the doses used (2, 4 and 8 ml/kg o.s.) the essential oil of L. multiflora showed significant and dose-dependent analgesic effect on acetic acid-induced writhing in mice. Only the dose of 8 ml/kg of essential oil, antagonized hyperexia induced by brewer's yeast. No effect on granuloma formation was observed.

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