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Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2021, Volume : 11, Issue : 1
First page : ( 84) Last page : ( 87)
Print ISSN : 2231-5705. Online ISSN : 2231-5713.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5713.2021.00014.3

Medicinal plant as a source of Antipyretic drug: A review

Nilima Thombre1,*, Pranali Shimpi2,**, Madhura Thete2,***

1Department of Pharmaceutics, MET's Institute of Pharmacy, Bhujbal Knowledge City, Adgaon, Nasik-422003, Maharashtra, India, Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University

2Department of Quality Assurance Technique, MET's Institute of Pharmacy, Bhujbal Knowledge City, Adgaon, Nasik-422003, Maharashtra, India, Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune university

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

**shimpipranali13@gmail.com

***madhurathete58@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.

Abstract

A fever is a body temperature that is higher than normal body temperature. The normal body temperature is vary from person to person but it is around 37°C (98.6 F). A fever is not a disease. But it is a sign of your body is trying to fight with an infection. A fever occurs because your body trying to fight with viruses or bacteria, that cause the infection. The sign and symptoms of fever are chills and shivering, headache, sweating, muscle aches, dehydration, general weakness. For management of fever various systems of medicines are used. The herbal or traditional medicines are used as core medicine or supplementary to allopathic medicine. Different types of plants or herbal extract are used to cure fever such as Ocimum sanctum, Azadirachta indica, Asparagus adscendens, Terminalia belerica, Terminalia chebula, Emblica officinalis etc. Many plants used as a single herb extract for treatment or used in combination with other Antipyretic herbal plant as a polyherbal formulation.

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Keywords

Fever, Herbal plants, Traditional medicine, Antipyretic herbal plant.

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