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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 132-134

Effects of the petroleum ether extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius on experimentally induced convulsion in mice


1 Department of Pharmacology, Vinayaka Missons Sikkim College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vinayaka Missons Sikkim University, NH 31-A, Tadong, East Sikkim, India
2 Pharmacology section, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and F.W., Govt. of India, Opp. 'D' Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Yadu Nandan Dey
Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and F.W., Govt. of India, Opp. 'D' Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi 58
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2231-0738.95971

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Aim: To study the anticonvulsant activity of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Materials and Methods: Petroleum ether extracts of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius at the dose of 200, 300, 400 mg/kg were used for the effects on the onset of convulsion in Isoniazid (INH) induced mice model. Diazepam at the dose of 4 mg/kg was used as the standard drug. Result: Petroleum ether extracts of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius showed dose-dependent activity regarding onset of convulsion. Conclusion: Hence from the above study it has been concluded that Amorphophallus paeoniifolius has anticonvulsant activity.


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