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Analgesic Effect of Aqueous and Hydroalcoholic Extracts of Three Congolese Medicinal Plants: Hyptis suavolens, Nauclea latifolia and Ocimum gratissimum



N. Okiemy-Andissa , M.L. Miguel , A.W. Etou , J.M.Ouamba , M. Gbeassor and A.A. Abena
 
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Analgesic effect of aqueous and hydroalcoholic extracts of aeral parts of Hyptis suavolens, Nauclea latifolia and Ocimum gratissimum, three plants used in congolese folk medicine in pain, were tested on acetic acid and hot plate tests. All extracts manifest analgesic effect on the two models used. The more active was the hydroalcoholic extract of Ocimum gratissimum which is not antagonized by naloxone and could potentiate analgesic effect of paracetamol.

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N. Okiemy-Andissa , M.L. Miguel , A.W. Etou , J.M.Ouamba , M. Gbeassor and A.A. Abena , 2004. Analgesic Effect of Aqueous and Hydroalcoholic Extracts of Three Congolese Medicinal Plants: Hyptis suavolens, Nauclea latifolia and Ocimum gratissimum. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 7: 1613-1615.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2004.1613.1615

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2004.1613.1615

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