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Research Article

Role of Dried Fruits of Carissa carandas as Anti-Inflammatory Agents and the Analysis of Phytochemical Constituents by GC-MS

Table 3

Anti-inflammatory activity of methanol extract of dried fruit of Carissa carandas.

GroupSampleAmount of sampleIncrease in paw volume (min)% decrease in paw volume
30 60 90 120

IControl1 mL/kg0.198 ± 0.010.35 ± 0.0270.64 ± 0.0210.77 ± 0.005
IIStandard50 mg/kg0.13 ± 0.021**0.17 ± 0.016**0.35 ± 0.021**0.27 ± 0.016**80.63
IIIMethanol extract100 mg/kg0.21 ± 0.005**0.29 ± 0.005**0.48 ± 0.005**0.57 ± 0.005**33.7
IVMethanol extract200 mg/kg0.19 ± 0.01**0.22 ± 0.01**0.4 ± 0.01**0.45 ± 0.01**60.95
VMethanol extract400 mg/kg0.17 ± 0.01**0.2 ± 0.01**0.34 ± 0.05**0.37 ± 0.01**76.12

The mean difference is significant at the 0.05 level, when compared to the control group.

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