Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties of Clitoria ternatea root

B Parimala Devi, R Boominathan, Subhash C Mandal
Fitoterapia 2003, 74 (4): 345-9
Clitoria ternatea roots methanol extract when given by oral route to rats was found to inhibit both the rat paw oedema caused by carrageenin and vascular permeability induced by acetic acid in rats. Moreover, the extract exhibited a significant inhibition in yeast-induced pyrexia in rats. In the acetic acid-induced writhing response, the extract markedly reduced the number of writhings at doses of 200 and 400 mg/kg (p.o.) in mice.

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