Anticonvulsant Activity of Bauhinia purpurea Linn. Leaves


  • K.N.V. Pharmacy College, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chattisgrah, India
  • N.G.S.M. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mangalore, India


The Ethanolic extract of the leaves of Bauhinia Purpurea Linn. studied for anticonvulsant effect on maximum electroshock (MES) and Pentylenetetrazole (PTZ) induced seizure in albino male mice at 3 different dose levels (100 mg/kg , 250 mg/kg and 500 mg/kg i.p). The ethanolic leaves extract showed significant action (p<0.001) against both Maximal Electroshock (MES) and Pentylenetetrazole (PTZ) induced seizure.


Bauhinia purpurea Linn., Anticonvulsant Activity, MES and PTZ.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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