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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

The plant 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 rats, Extract.