Biological Activities of the Essential Oil of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. Leaves

Author(s): Mahendra Bisht, Devendra Mishra, Mukesh Lal Sah, Shivani Joshi, Shweta Mishra.

Journal Name: The Natural Products Journal

Volume 4 , Issue 3 , 2014

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Essential oil of Zanthoxylum armatum leaves was analyzed by GC and GC/MS technique. Analgesic and anti inflammatory activities were studied by hot plate and carrageenan induced paw edema in rats. Twenty six components were identified accounting for 92.18% of the total oil. 2-undecanone (44.58%), linalool (14.53%), 2-tridecanene (7.98%) and 1,8-cineole (6.92%) were found as the major components. Significant anti-inflammatory and analgesic (P<0.05) activities were observed in the oil.

Keywords: Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, essential oil, hot plate, plethysmometer, Zanthoxylum armatum.

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Year: 2014
Page: [229 - 232]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/2210315504666141111231606
Price: $25

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