Analgesic activity of seeds of Moringa oleifera Lam

Nitin G. Sutar, C.G. Bonde, V.V. Patil, S.B. Narkhede, A.P. Patil, R.T. Kakade


Moringa oleifera Lam. Seed has been documented to posses antimicrobial and water purifying activities and also used in the treatment of gout, eye infections and in arthritis. Th e alcoholic extract of Leaves of Moringa oleifera Lam. were reported to have analgesic activity but seed still not reported. Th e eff ect of alcoholic extract and its various fractions as Petroleum ether, Ethyl acetate, Diethyl ether, n-Butanol were tested for qualitative analysis which contain glycosides, Flavonoids, tannins, amino acids (alpha-4rhamnoloxy benzyl isothiocynate). Th e extracts were also tested for their Analgesic activity was carried out by using Hotplate and Tail immersion method.Aspirin (25 mg/kg) was used as a standard.
Key words: Analgesic activity by hotplate, aspirin, seeds of Moringa oleifera lam., tail immersion apparatus

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