Acute toxicity and analgesic effect of aqueous extract of Milletia vesicolor Baker (Fabaceae)

Author : C.J.Morabandza, M.G.Okemy-Akeli, C. Epa, P.R.Ongoka, A. A.Abena

The aqueous extract of Milletia vesicolor (Fabaceae) was studied for toxicity and analgesic activity induced by acetic acid writings hot plate and tail flick reactions. No acute toxicity was observed at 200 to 3200 mg/kg; the results also revealed that the doses of 200, 400 and 800 mg/kg of extract were efficient on acetic acid induced writings and hot plate but not in tail flick reaction.

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