Tuesday , 16 April 2024

Review on Pharmacognostic and Anti-inflammatory activity of few Indian medicinal plants

Sinchana Savanth S1 and Shubhanjali Patel T J1, Amith Kumar B2, Nabarun Mukhopadhyaya2
1Students of Bapuji Pharmacy College, Davanagere, Karnataka
2Asst. Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Bapuji Pharmacy College, Davanagere, Karnataka

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The aim of the present work was to study the potential therapeutic effects of the herbal medicinal drugs which is more beneficial than the synthetic drugs where majority of the adverse effects could be seen in them especially gastric irritation is the most common with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Medicinal plants are considered as rich resources of ingredients which can be used in drug development of either pharmacopeial, non-pharmacopoeia or synthetic drugs. Various plants are used to treat inflammation. Inflammation is a biological response of the immune system that can be triggered by a variety of factors such as pathogens, damaged cells, toxic compounds, or irradiation. It can cause redness, heat, swelling, and pain. Here we have some plants which have anti-inflammatory activity are Azadirachta indica, Acacia catechu, Clove, Aloevera, Ricinus communis, Myrrh, Zingiber officinale, Fenugreek.

Keywords: anti-inflammatory, inflammation, Azadirachta indica, Ricinus communis, Commiphora molmol, Ginger.

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