Ajith Thomas Department of Pharmacology, Medical college, Trivandrum – 695 001 India
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The ethanolic extract of the leaves of Tamarindus indicus was investigated for its anti inflammatory and analgesic actions. The anti inflammatory activity was studied using carrageenin induced hind paw edema in rats and analgesic activity using chemical writhing test and tail clip method in mice and tail flick method yin rats. Test drug exhibited significant dose dependent anti inflammatory and analgesic and analgesic actions and found to be not superior to that of acetyl acid.