Antinociceptive Effect of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. Leaves on Sciatica Pain Induced by Chronic Constriction Injury

  • Nishtha Sahu Pharmacognocy and Phytochemistry Division,Department of pharmaceutical sciences,Dr.H.S.GourUniversity, Sagar (M.P) - 470003
  • M D Kharya Pharmacognocy and Phytochemistry Division,Department of pharmaceutical sciences,Dr.H.S.GourUniversity, Sagar (M.P) - 470003

Abstract

Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. Commonly known as Harsingar(English:Night Jasmine), is a well documented plant. The decoction of the leaves of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. is widely used in Ayurvedic System of medicine for treatment of arthritis, fevers, various painful conditions and as a laxative. In present study was designed to evaluate the use of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis in sciatica pain. Swaras from the leaves of Nyctanthes arbortristis at the dose (10ml/kg, orally) significantly attenuated hyperalgesia (Hot-plate test) when compared with sham control measured on day 7,9,11,13,15,17 after chronic constriction injury. 

Keywords: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, Chronic Constriction Injury, Sciatica Pain, Swaras
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Sahu, N., and M. D. Kharya. “Antinociceptive Effect of Nyctanthes Arbor-Tristis Linn. Leaves on Sciatica Pain Induced by Chronic Constriction Injury”. Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 5, no. 1, Mar. 2015, pp. 24-27, http://crpsonline.com/index.php/crps/article/view/137.
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