Dr. Salman Ahmed

Analgesic activity of luffa cylindrica

  • Authors Details :  
  • Kanwal Waseem,  
  • Salman Ahmed,  
  • Muhammad Mohtasheemul Hasan ,  
  • Syed Waseemuddin Ahmed,  
  • Iqbal Azhar

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The analgesic activity Of the crude hexane and ethanol extracts of the leaves and male flowers of Luffa cylindrica (L.) Roem., (sponge gourds) was carried out at dose of 500 mg /kg b.w., (p.o.) in mechanically induced pain in rats by using analgesy-meter. These extracts produced significant analgesic effect results of the present study revealed the analgesic properties of the leaves and male flowers of Luffa cylindrica.

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