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Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology


The study of antiepileptic activity of clove oil by MES model in mice


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Author Details : Avanthi E, Pradeep Kumar L, Lokesh BN, Yadavalli Guruprasad

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2016

Article Page : 103-107


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Abstract

Background: The objective was to evaluate and compare the effect of extract of essential oil of clove with the standard sodium valproate on MES model.
Methods: A total of thirty mice were taken, they were given an electroconvulsive shock. Thirty mice were divided into five groups of six animals each, the control group received distilled water 5ml/kg i.p, standard received Inj. Sodium valproate 200 mg/kg i.p. another group received Sesame oil – 10ml/kg i.p(control), test groups received Clove oil- 0.075 ml/kg i.p., Clove oil-0.1ml/kg i.p respectively. All the injections were given 30 minutes before the test.
Results: Clove oil produced significant antiepileptic effect at all the doses.
Conclusion: Clove oil has shown significant antiepileptic activity in mice.

Keywords:
Epilepsy, Clove oil, Albino mice, MES model

How to cite : Avanthi E, Pradeep Kumar L, Lokesh Bn, Guruprasad Y, The study of antiepileptic activity of clove oil by MES model in mice. Indian J Pharm Pharmacol 2016;3(3):103-107

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