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9. Analgesic activity of Hibiscus rosa
sinensis Linn in rat - Alka Sawarkar, C.R. Jangde, P.
D. Thakre, Ranu Kadoo and Sushma Shelu
Veterinary World 2(9):353-354
Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn.
belongs to family “Malvacecae” and
Considering various medicinal properties of this plant, the
leaves were collected and studied for Extractability percentage,
analgesic. The herb
Hibiscus rosa sinensis belonging
to the family “Malvacecae” and is
commonly known as jasvand.
It is cultivated in garden throughout India native
country probably china. The buds have a sweet odour and
bitter taste, cooling, astringent, remove burning sensations of
the body and relieve pain. In the present study aqueous,
alcoholic Extracts of dried leaves of Hibiscus rosasinensis was
prepared. The extractability percentage of leaves was 20%. The
extract showed marked analgesic activity in a dose dependent
manner. Aqueous and alcoholic extracts produced significant
results at both doses (P<0.01), the findings indicated the
analgesic activity of the leaves of the plant.
Keywords: Hibiscus rosa sinensis,
Analgesic activity, Malvacecae, Wistar albino