Uma Namasudra1 , Biplab De 2 , and Debabrata Bhaumik3

Department of Human Physiology, R. K. Mahavidyalaya. Kailashahar, Unakoti Tripura, 799277 (India) Regional Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Abhoynagar, Agartala, 799005 (India) Bhavan’s Tripura College of Science & Technology, Anandanagar, Agartala, 799028 (India)


The analgesic activity of the methanolic extract of young bamboo stem i.e melocanna beciferra and extract of chakhwi has been studied in acetic acid induced model. The result indicated that these possess significant analgesic activity at the dose of 150mg/kg bw. Both the activities were compared with standard drug aspirin.

Key words : Melocanna baccifera, Chakhwi, Analgesic activity, Acetic acid, aspirin.

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