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Inflammopharmacology. 1997;5(2):127-32.

Anti-inflammatory activity of emu oils in rats.

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Agriculture Western Australia, Baron-Hay Court, 6151, South Perth, WA.

Abstract

The anti-inflammatory activities of five different preparations of emu (Dromais Novae-Hollandiae) oil, applied topically, have been examined using an experimental polyarthritis- in rats. Four of the preparations were found to be active against adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats. The efficacies of the emu oils acting transdermally are compared with that of orally administered ibuprofen (40 mg/kg).

PMID:
17694361
DOI:
10.1007/s10787-997-0021-x

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