Antinociceptive Effect of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. Leaves on Sciatica Pain Induced by Chronic Constriction InjuryJournal: Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Vol.5, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2015-03-30
Authors : Nishtha Sahu; M D Kharya;
Page : 24-27
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Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. Commonly known as Harsingar(English:Night Jasmine), is a well documented plant. The decoction of the leaves of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. is widely used in Ayurvedic System of medicine for treatment of arthritis, fevers, various painful conditions and as a laxative. In present study was designed to evaluate the use of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis in sciatica pain. Swaras from the leaves of Nyctanthes arbortristis at the dose (10ml/kg, orally) significantly attenuated hyperalgesia (Hot-plate test) when compared with sham control measured on day 7,9,11,13,15,17 after chronic constriction injury.
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