Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part A (2018)
Moringa oleifera leaves extract has same anti-inflammatory potentials as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen)
Author(s): Jimmy EO and Okon NS
Abstract: Anti-inflammatory potentials of oringa oleifera leaves extract were studied in thirty (30) fresh egg albumin induced inflammation male and female albino rats. The liner circumference of the injected paw was measured before and after the administration of the fresh egg albumin. The animals were divided into five (5) groups with six animals in each group. Group was control given distilled water, group was administered with ibuprofen while group 3 – 5 were given dosages of aqueous extract of oringa oleifera per body weight. There was significant reduction (p<0.05) in the paw circumference of the rats in group 3 – 5 treated with the leaves extract as compared with control and animals in ibuprofen group. It observed extract of oringa oleifera has similar anti-inflammatory potentials as ibuprofen.
How to cite this article:
Jimmy EO and Okon NS. Moringa oleifera leaves extract has same anti-inflammatory potentials as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen). International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2018; 6(6): 40-42.