Evaluation of analgesic and anti inflammatory activity of Pimpinella anisum fixed oil extract


Tas A. , OZBEK H., ATASOY N. , ALTUG M. E. , CEYLAN E.

INDIAN VETERINARY JOURNAL, vol.83, no.8, pp.840-843, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 83 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : INDIAN VETERINARY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.840-843

Abstract

Pimpinella anisum is a member of the Umbelliferae and is found in the northeastern Anatolia (Zeybek, 1960). In Turkish folk medicine, Pimpinella species have several uses such. as analgesic, anti-inflammatory, appetizing, hypnotic, antispasmodic, expectorant,. antibacterial and hepato-protective. Seeds of P. anisum contains 1.5 - 2.0 % essential oil, 10-20 % fixed oil, 18 % protein.