Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Derris scandens


Affiliations

  • Andhra University, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, 530003, India

Abstract

The anti-inflammatory activity of the leaf and root extracts of D. scandens as well as the isolated flavonoids, ovaliflavanone and lupinifolin were studied on carrageenan induced paw edema in rats. The leaf and root chloroform extract of D. scandens exhibited significant activity at 400mg/kg, when compared to the standard drug at 10mg/kg. The isolates, ovaliflavanone showed higher degree of activity compared to lupinifolin.

Keywords

D. scandens Extracts and its Isolates, Anti-Inflammatory Activity.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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