Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A (2017)
Antipyretic and anti inflammatory activity of hill glory bower in experimental animal models
Author(s): Sharvani Satpathy and Goutam Kumar Jana
Abstract: The Hill glory bower, (Clerodendrum infortunatum), is a perennial shrub belonging to the family Lamiaceae, also sometimes classified under Verbenaceae. It is the type species among ~400 species of Clerodendrum. It is one of the most well-known natural health remedies in traditional practices and traditional medicine. The antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activity of the leaves of Clerodendrum infortunatum was studied. The solvent extraction of the finely ground leaves was done by hot continuous Hydroalcoholic extraction using Soxhlet apparatus. Adult wistar albino rats 130-160 gm. were taken for experimentation. The Hydroalcoholic extract of the leaves of Clerodendrum infortunatum showed effective antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activity.
How to cite this article:
Sharvani Satpathy and Goutam Kumar Jana. Antipyretic and anti inflammatory activity of hill glory bower in experimental animal models. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2017; 5(2): 16-17.