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J Inflamm Res


Anti-Nociceptive and Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Leaves.


Tekulu G H, Desta A, Hiben M G, Araya E M
J Inflamm Res. 2020; 13:497-505.
PMID: 32943902.


The management of pain and inflammation with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioid analgesics are currently encountering severe adverse reactions. To overcome these problems, herbal remedies may offer new alternative medicines. is a medicinal plant traditionally used for the treatment of pain and inflammation-related disorders; yet, these claims are not scientifically validated. Hence, this study was aimed to validate the traditional use of leaves as anti-inflammatory and analgesic remedy.