V Hazeena Begum Department of sidda medicine, Faculty of sciences, Tamil University, Tanjavur India
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Anti histaminic activity of cissus quadrangularis stem powder was carried out
determining t histamine activity and histamine content in carrageenin induced rat paw swelling model and formalin induced peritonitis respectively. The crude powder at the dose of 100mg/1QQ00 gm exerted reduction to the maximum of 44% in the early hisamine phase swelling. Further it significantly reduced the histamine content in the peritoneal fluid. For comparison standard steroidal drug hydrocortisone and avil were used.