A comprehensive list of plants used for anti-inflammatory action

Brijesh kumar Duvey, Yogita Chowdhary


Herbal medicines are important remedies in therapeutics for treatment of various diseases in India. The traditional health care system of India is Ayurveda [Ayus – Life, Veda – Knowledge, meaning – science of life] and it is one of the oldest therapeutic systems. India,with its great biodiversity, has a tremendous potential and advantage in the emerging field of herbal medicines. Medicinal plants as a group comprise approximately 7500 species and include representatives of about 17,000 species of higher flowering plants Use of natural product in the developments of drugs used in contemporary medicine is unsurpassed even when synthetic chemistry has been developed beyond expectations. Unlike synthetic substances the natural drug dose not gives symptomatic relief rather it provide complete cure of many diseases. Due to these salient feature herbal drugs has been realized seriously using all around the world. These day plant and their parts are extremely using in the treatment of various diseases such as respiratory problems, gastro-intestinal disorder, cardiac disease metabolic disorder and aging related problem. This review article is an effort of author to provide a comprehensive list of various plant and their parts used for the treatment in various therapeutic system.


Herbal medicine,Inflammation,Plant.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30750/ijpbr.4.2.7


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