Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

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Purgative Activity of Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L) Sw Leaves Extracts

Address:   A. Tamil Selvan1, R. Suthakaran2, S.B. Muthu Vadivel3, S. Karpagam Kumara Sundari4
Department of Pharmacology, Teegala Ram Reddy College of Pharmacy, Saroor Nagar, Meerpet, Hyderabad-97
*Corresponding Author
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Caesalpinia pulcherrima is an ornamental plant in many parts of India. It is also the country flower of Caribbean islands, Barbados and is depicted the queen’s personal barbadrain flag. The plant is used in all types of medicine from the historical for various ailments. It is used in the treatment of jaundice, fever, pain, inflammation, colic, flatulence etc. The present study shows the various extracts of dried leaves of Caesalpinia pulcherrima for its purgative activity. The extracts at the dose level of 300mg/kg, p.o, exhibited significant (p<0.001) purgative activity in albino rats. Keywords:,
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
A Tamil Selvan, R Suthakaran, SB Muthu Vadivel, S Karpagam Kumara Sundari. Purgative Activity of Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L) Sw Leaves Extracts. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2013; 5(3): 164-165.
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