, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 111–115

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

Short Communication


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.


Annona squamosa Petroleum ether extract 18-Acetoxy-ent-kaur-16-ene Analgesic Anti-inflammatory 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmacognosyAmrutvahini College of PharmacySangamnerIndia
  2. 2.Department of Chemical TechnologyDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada UniversityAurangabadIndia

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