Analgesic Potential of Bryophyllum Calycinum

A. Pandurangan, Amandeep Kaur, Diksha Sharma

Abstract


Bryophyllum calycinum is an herbal plant and it is used as medicinal plant. It
belongs to Crassulaceae family. The leaf juice of the plant (Bryophyllum
Calycinum) were used like- antiviral, antipyretic, antimicrobial , antiinflammatory
, antitumor , hypocholesterolemic, antioxidant, diuretic,
antiulcer, styptic, ant diabetic, astringent, antiseptic, antilithic and cough
suppressant etc. Analgesic activity of n-hexane, chloroform and ethanol
extracts of whole plant parts of Bryophyllum calycinum was evaluated through
Tail flick method and Hot plate method. Ethanol show the most of activity than
chloroform and n-hexane. Pentazocine use standard drug for analgesic activity
and produced a significant analgesic activity (96.79% inhibition of paw
edema).


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