Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 1998  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29--34

Anti - inflammatory and antimicrobial activities of the root, bark and leaves of Azadirachta indica


S Manogaran1, N Sulochana1, S Kavimani2 
1 P.G. & Research Department of Chemistry, Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli - 620 015, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pharmacology, Periyar College of Pharmacy, Tiruchirappalli - 620 021, India

Correspondence Address:
S Manogaran
P.G. & Research Department of Chemistry, Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli - 620 015, Tamil Nadu
India

Azadirachta indica  is a plant of varied uses in Ayurveda since ancient times and is highly extolled by expert physicians and as well as practitioners of folk medicines. Almost every part of the tree has long been used in folklore and traditional systems of medicine for the treatment of a variety of human ailments. The 50% acetone extract of the root, bark and leaves of A. indica sowed marked anti- inflammatory activity in carrageenan induced edema in rats, Antimicrobial activity was also tested.


How to cite this article:
Manogaran S, Sulochana N, Kavimani S. Anti - inflammatory and antimicrobial activities of the root, bark and leaves of Azadirachta indica.Ancient Sci Life 1998;18:29-34


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Manogaran S, Sulochana N, Kavimani S. Anti - inflammatory and antimicrobial activities of the root, bark and leaves of Azadirachta indica. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 1998 [cited 2019 Dec 12 ];18:29-34
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