Vimlesh Misra, Sheikh Mubeen Uddin, Vivek Srivastava and Umashankar Sharma
Antipyretic effect of ethanolic extract of the leaf of plumeria rubra was investigated. Intraperitoneal administration of boiled milk at a dose 0.5 ml/kg body weight in albino rabbit leads to pyrexia. Intraperitoneal (i. p. route) administration of ethanolic extract of the leaf of plumeria rubra at a dose 200mg/kg body weight were shown significantly reduce the elevated body temperature of rabbit which was compared with aspirin (Standard Drug) and solvent used.
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