Evaluation of Anti-Ulcer Activity of Arisaema Leschenaultii

VINAY JAIN, Panigrahi M.K

Abstract


Ethanolic and Aqueous extract of Arisaema Leschenaultii was evaluated for its Antiulcer activity against naproxen induced ulcer. Different extracts of blume of A. leschenaultii gave dose dependent increase in anti-ulcer activity against naproxen induced ulcer. Ethanolic extract of blume of A. leschenaultii showed better ulcer inhibition (55.8%) as compared to AEAL (36.5%). The present investigation revealed that Arisaema Leschenaultii exhibited significant antiulcer activity by enhancing antioxidant potential of gastric mucosa thereby reducing mucosal damage.


Keywords


Antiulcer activity, Herbal drug, Antioxidant

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