Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Alafia barteri and it’s possible mechanisms of action.

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The pharmacological effects of the metanolic root extract of the plant Alafia barteri Oliv. used commonly in West and Central Africa, from Guinea Bissau east to Cameroon and south to Congo, including Nigeria for the treatment of various diseases (including malaria, arthritis, eye infection an inflammation) was evaluated.

The analgesic effect of the metanolic root extract of Alafia barteri (100, 200 and 400mg/kg) was evaluated in mice using Acetic acid induced writhing, Formalin induced paw licking, Hot plate and Hot water tail flick models. The anti-inflammatory effect of the extract was evaluated in mice using Histamine induced paw oedema and Serotonin induced paw oedema models.

The metanolic root extract (100-400mg/kg) significantly (P

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APA

Okeke, O. (2018). Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Alafia barteri and it’s possible mechanisms of action.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/okeke-ogochukwus-project1

MLA 8th

Okeke, Ogoo "Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Alafia barteri and it’s possible mechanisms of action." Afribary. Afribary, 16 Apr. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/okeke-ogochukwus-project1. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Okeke, Ogoo . "Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Alafia barteri and it’s possible mechanisms of action.". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Apr. 2018. Web. 15 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/okeke-ogochukwus-project1 >.

Chicago

Okeke, Ogoo . "Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Alafia barteri and it’s possible mechanisms of action." Afribary (2018). Accessed July 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/okeke-ogochukwus-project1

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By: Ogoo Okeke Field: Pharmacology Type: Project 74 PAGES (1690 WORDS) (pdf)