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Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 8, Issue : 4
First page : ( 211) Last page : ( 226)
Print ISSN : 2231-5705. Online ISSN : 2231-5713.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5713.2018.00034.X

To Study Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic Activity of Desmostachia bipinnata (l.) Stapf on Experimental Animals

Saroj Brijesh Kumar*, Tripathi Shreyash, Khan Mohd Yaqub

Shakti College of Pharmacy, Dulahinpur, Balrampur-271201, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: brijeshkumarsaroj9@gmail.com

Online published on 25 December, 2018.

Abstract

Inflammation is a complex pathophysiological process mediated by a variety of singling molecules produced by leukocytes, macrophages and mast cells as well as by the activation of complement factors, which bring about edema formation as a result of extravasations of fluid, proteins etc and pain at the site of inflammation. Despite the great numbers of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, their therapeutic efficacy seems to be hampered by the presence of a number of undesired, and often serious, side effects. Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf. is an indigenous medicinal plant of India and is commonly used by traditional healers for the treatment of inflammation and obesity. So far various activity of Desmostachia bipinnata (L.) Stapf., there is no reported activity of the Desmostachia bipinnata (L.) Stapf. Clumps and rootstock, therefore the present study is to find out various activities which is claimed by traditional healer. India has a great environmental and biological diversity compared the rest of the world. A range of medicinal plants with anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties has been used by the traditional healers; however the effectiveness of many of these anti-inflammatory and analgesic traditional medicines has not been scientifically evaluated in the system of medicines like Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani. Until the 1940s these herbs were used to treat minor ailment and as preventive therapy. The development in past century dazzled the world with every new synthetic drug coming out of laboratories. Many of these synthetic drug though initially were never time tested for their side effects, adverse effects and toxic manifestation on the body. This factor coupled with environmental pollution, hormone injected and insecticidesridden foods have depleted the body of essential natural nutrients. Many of synthetic drugs, which were used regularly, have been indicated as carcinogenic over the period of time. Time has there for take a fresh look at the past and rediscovers the glories of the herbal wonder of our traditional system of medicine.

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Keywords

Inflammation, Pathophysiological.

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