IMMUNOMODULATORY ACTIVITY OF SIDDHA HERBAL FORMULATION OF KODIVELI CHOORANAM
Kumudha V.* and Mohamed Musthafa M.
Siddha system of medicine is the most primitive medical system. Siddha system has popular in India especially in Tamilnadu and other countries which ensures prevention of illness, promotion of health and well being through the principle of food is medicine and medicine is food. Several research group have worked on the scientific basis of such immunomodulatory effects of plant products and also a result considerable data has accrued. Immunomodulation is the process that alters the immune system of the stimulation or immune suppression thus regulating or normalizing it. The present study to evaluate the immuno modulatory activity of Kodiveli chooranam using Macrophage cell line RAW264.7 using lipo polysaccharides (LPS) as a control. While the concentration level is decreased, nitrate level is increased. Hence, 25?l/ml of KC has nitrate production and thus proven to be an immunomodulator.[Full Text Article]