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anti-inflammatory

(ăn′tē-ĭn-flăm′ə-tôr′ē, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or reducing inflammation.

an′ti-in·flam′ma·to′ry n.

anti-inflammatory

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that reduces inflammation.
 
noun An agent (e.g., ice, aspirin, ibuprofen) that attenuates inflammation.

anti-inflammatory

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that ↓ inflammation noun An agent–ice, aspirin, ibuprofen–that attenuates inflammation. See Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.

anti-inflammatory

Acting against inflammation. The main anti-inflammatory drugs are the CORTICOSTEROIDS but these must always be used with caution as inflammation is usually beneficial.

Anti-inflammatory

Medicine used to relieve swelling, pain, and other symptoms of inflammation.
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It contains harpagosides that are profoundly anti-inflammatory.
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In this investigation, we evaluated the anti-inflammatory activity of Berberis lycium with aim to rationalize the traditional use in rheumatism.
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[5] Some studies conducted earlier have reported that it do possess significant analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity.
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The degree of severity depends on processes that are taking place inside the synovium including catabolic effects by proinflammatory cytokines concomitant with anabolic processes by anti-inflammatory mediators [4].
Several studies showed that Solanum species has anti-inflammatory activity, like Solanum corymbiflorum [4] in an acute skin inflammation model, Solanum lycopersicum [5] and Solanum trilobatum [6] in a carrageenan-induced paw edema rat model, and Solanum nigrum [7] in a subacute granuloma inflammation model.
It has long been used in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan West Africa (as far west as Mali) as well as parts of East Africa (as far east as Uganda and Ethiopia) for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.