Bhadoriyal S.S.,Vikrant Institute of Pharmacy |
Mandoriya N.,Vikram University
Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine | Year: 2012
Objective: Aqueous extract of Tricosanthes Dioica Roxb. were administered oraly at doses of 100, 200 mg/kg/day for 45 days in wistar albino rats. Immunomodulatory effect and biochemical and haematological changes were tested by standard methods. Results: Aqueous extract of the Tricosanthes Dioica Roxb. showed increasing antibody production in dose dependent manner. It enhances the production of RBC, WBC and hemoglobin. It does not affect the biochemical parameters. Conclusion: An oral administration of the aqueous extract of Tricosanthes Dioica Roxb. showed immunomodulatory effect in rat. © 2012 Asian Pacific Tropical Biomedical Magazine.