Inflammopharmacology

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 111–115

Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of 18-acetoxy-ent-kaur-16-ene from Annona squamosa L. bark

Authors

  • M. J. Chavan
    • Department of PharmacognosyAmrutvahini College of Pharmacy
  • P. S. Wakte
    • Department of Chemical TechnologyDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
    • Department of Chemical TechnologyDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
Short Communication

DOI: 10.1007/s10787-010-0061-5

Cite this article as:
Chavan, M.J., Wakte, P.S. & Shinde, D.B. Inflammopharmacol (2011) 19: 111. doi:10.1007/s10787-010-0061-5

Abstract

The Annona squamosa L. bark was collected from Ahmednagar district, India. 18-Acetoxy-ent-kaur-16-ene was isolated from petroleum ether extract (PE) and studied for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities. 18-Acetoxy-ent-kaur-16-ene at the doses of 12.5 and 25 mg/kg, and PE at a dose of 50 mg/kg exhibited significant analgesic along with anti-inflammatory activity.

Keywords

Annona squamosaPetroleum ether extract18-Acetoxy-ent-kaur-16-eneAnalgesicAnti-inflammatory

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