EVALUATION OF ANALGESIC, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY OF ROOT OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF SWERTIA CHIRATA LINN
N. Naidu*, P. Venkata Sushma, Ramesh Naik, M. R. Estheru Rani, R. Subhash, S. Saipraveen and CH.M.M. Prasada Rao
The Present study was intended to evaluate the analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of Ethanolic extract of
swertia chirata in experimental standard modals i.e. albino rats following oral administration. The results showed
that the ethanolic extract significantly reduce the oedema induced by carrageenan within 1 to 5 hrs. Post dosing at
all the dose levels used. On the analgesic property acetic acid induce writhing was significantly reduce in the
formalin test; the extract also significantly decreases the painful stimulus in both phases of test which confirms
central and peripheral effects of the extract when compare with the standard drug.
Keywords: Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, swertia chirata, albino rats.
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