Fatty acid composition, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn

Author(s): Ali SAE, Mohamed AH, Mohammed GEE


Hibiscus (H.) sabdariffa (commonly known as “Karkadeh” in Arabic) is widely used in various pharmacological applications in Sudan. The present study was carried out to investigate the anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of H. sabdariffa seed extracts using rat models. In acute anti-inflammatory models, oral administration of petroleum ether extract of H. sabdariffa seeds inhibited the hind paw edema 

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