Author(s): Prathibha M. Bharathi, Alagarsamy V, Siva S. Prasad, Sadak C. Vali, Venkata Murali P. Krishna


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00116   

Address: Prathibha M. Bharathi1*, Alagarsamy V2, Siva S. Prasad3, Sadak C. Vali4, Venkata Murali P. Krishna5
1Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, MNR College of Pharmacy, Sangareddy, Hyderabad, Telangana, 502001, India.
2Professor, MNR College of Pharmacy, Sangareddy, Hyderabad, 502001, India.
3Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Management, MNR College of Pharmacy, Sangareddy, Hyderabad, Telangana, 502001, India.
4Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Avanthi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hayatnagar , Hyderabad - 501512, India.
5Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, MNR College of Pharmacy, Sangareddy, Hyderabad, Telangana, 502001, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022

In the present study, the ethanolic extract of Atylosia rugosa was investigated for antipyretic activity in rats by using brewers yeast induced pyrexia. The plant was collected from tirumala hills, dried and powdered, to about 1000gms. This powder was subjected to successive soxhlet extraction using petroleum ether, choloroform, acetone, ethylacetate and ethanol. In this study only ethanolic extract was subjected to antipyretic activity. The study was carried out in healthy wistar albino rats weighing about 150-200g, brewers yeast of 20% suspension of 20ml/kg in normal saline is used for inducing pyrexia for antipyretic activity. The animals were divided into five groups. Group I is treated with 2%v/v Tween80 (10ml/kg), Group II treated with Paracetamol 100mg/kg, Group III, IV, V treated with ethanolic extract of Atylosia rugosa 100mg/kg, 200mg/kg, 400mg/kg body weight respectively. Conclusion: A positive, significant linear relationship between antipyretic activity and the phytocontituents. The extract is rich of phenolic compounds and flavonoids. The present study revealed the significant antipyretic activity of the plant is because of its active metabolites in the plant in the Atylosia rugosa.

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Prathibha M. Bharathi, Alagarsamy V, Siva S. Prasad, Sadak C. Vali, Venkata Murali P. Krishna. Phytochemical Screening and Antipyretic activity of Atylosia rugosa. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):701-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00116

Prathibha M. Bharathi, Alagarsamy V, Siva S. Prasad, Sadak C. Vali, Venkata Murali P. Krishna. Phytochemical Screening and Antipyretic activity of Atylosia rugosa. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):701-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00116   Available on:

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