Evaluation of central activity of ethanolic flower extract of Sorghum halpense on Albino Rats
B Rambabu, KSK Rao Patnaik, Medidi Srinivas, G Abhinayani, J Sunil and M Naga Ganesh
Evaluation of Central activity of Sorghum halpense on albino rats. The Sorghum halpense has anti-inflammatory, catarrh, febrifuge, relieving headache, properties. Recent study identified that flowers have Central activity. The ethanolic flower extract of Sorghum halpense prepared by soxhlet extraction. The crude extract dissolved in dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) and subjected to screening. For study young swiss albino rats about weighing 220-250g were taken from the animal house of Geethanjali college of Pharmacy maintained under described environmental conditions. The experiment met the national guidelines on the proper care and use of animals and the CPCSEA approved the experimental protocol. Evaluation studies done by Digital analgesiometer, Writhing test and Carragenan induced paw oedema models.
B Rambabu, KSK Rao Patnaik, Medidi Srinivas, G Abhinayani, J Sunil, M Naga Ganesh. Evaluation of central activity of ethanolic flower extract of Sorghum halpense on Albino Rats. J Med Plants Stud 2016;4(5):104-107.