Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-5683

ISSN Online :  2231-5691


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Evaluation of Anti-Pyretic Potential of Cassia alata Leaves

Address:   Arti Shrivastava1, Neha Parveen1, Gayatri Dewangan1, Vinay Sagar Verma1, Arin Bhattacharya2, Mukesh Sharma1*
1Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai C.G. India
2J.K.College of Pharmacy, Bilaspur C.G. India
*Corresponding Author

Pyrexia or fever is caused as a secondary impact of infection, tissue damage inflammation, graft rejection, malignancy or other diseased status. It is the body’s natural defense to create on environment where infectious agents or damaged tissue cannot survive. The therapeutic efficacies of many indigenous plants for various diseases have been described by traditional herbal medicine practitioners. The presence of various life sustaining constituents in plants has urged scientists to examine these plants with a view to determine potential wound healing properties. The Methanolic and Petroleum ether extract of the leaves of Cassia alata were investigated for its antipyretic potential in animal models. The extracts, were administered orally to Rats, it has been found that Mehanolic extract shows the significant Anti pyretic effect in the 6 Hours and reduces the induced pyrexia significantly. Cassia alata belonging to the family- Fabaceae commonly known as Candle Stick, is a common plant found throughout the India in evergreen forests and plains.
Cassia alata ; Anti-Pyretic Activity.
Arti Shrivastava, Neha Parveen, Gayatri Dewangan, Vinay Sagar Verma, Arin Bhattacharya, Mukesh Sharma. Evaluation of Anti-Pyretic Potential of Cassia alata Leaves. Asian J. Pharm. Res. 4(4): Oct.-Dec.2014; Page 195-197.
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