ACUTE TOXICITY STUDY ON SIDDHA POLY HERBAL FORMULATION – SHAYATHIRKU ENNAI
Dheebiga S. V.*, Gandhimathi S., Meenakumari R. and Muralidaran P.
The Poly herbal formulation Shayathirku Ennai has been used in the treatment of Sura Peenisam in children (Sinusitis) and also other paediatric respiratory diseases. Shayathirku Ennai is mentioned in the Siddha text book “Agathiyar Vaithiya Vallathi – 600”. Safety of the medicine is more important than the efficacy of the medicine. Hence evaluation of Toxicity study on Shayathirku Ennai is mandatory. According to OECD guidelines, acute Toxicity single doses administred and monitored for 14 days. The result obtained is significant and the P value is. Hence Shayathirku Ennai was non Toxic on acute Toxicity study.[Full Text Article]