VALIDATION OF SIDDHA HERBO MINERAL FORMULATION (MURUVILI KUDINEER) FOR ITS ANTI PYRETIC ACTIVITY AND ANTI INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY
Abisha A.*, Shanmugapriya C., Meenakumari R. and Muralidharan P.
Siddha system is one of the ancient system of Medicine in India, Originated in the south india. The term “Siddha’’means “Achievements’’and Siddhars were Saintly persons who have achieved perfection in the medicine. 18 Siddhars have contributed towards the development of this medical system. Siddha System is largely therapeutic in nature. Main concept of Siddha system is “Food as a medicine, medicine as a food’’. Siddha medicine are made from plants, metals, and minerals products. In our system first preference is given for plant based medicine. Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchial airway. It is a major health issue and one of the top five reasons in children for frequent visits to the physician in developing countries. Bronchitis occurs most commonly in children younger than 2 years with another peak seen in children age between 9-15 years. Doctors may prescribe a 5 to 10 days course of cough suppressant, broad spectrum antibiotics, which fights a range of bacteria. In most cases, it produces dizziness, headache, vomiting, drowsiness, skin rashes and over weight. So, the Antipyretic Activity and Anti inflammatory Activity of Muruvili Kudineer was carried out in carrageenan-induced paw oedema and Brewer’s yeast induced pyrexia in Wister rats. The study result concluded that the drug Muruvili Kudineer has got significant Antipyretic Activity and Anti inflammatory Activity.[Full Text Article]