Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2017)
Development of herbal formulation for swine flu
Author(s): Shrikant S Magdum, Tamboli J, Telange Patil P, Talekar A and Tasgaonkar P
Swine flu, also called Hog or Pig Flu, is an infection caused by any one of the several types of Swine influenza virus (SIV) which is common throughout pig population worldwide. The term "influenza" derived from Italian word" influence".H1N1 influenza or swine flu is a contagious disease that is caused by the influenza virus. Infection with the H1N1 influenza virus can result in severe illness and life threatening complications. The proposed work of formulating Herbal Swine Flu tablets by the addition of excipients and compressing it into a tablet dosage form as an attempt to minimize side effect as well as to improve immunoefficiency caused by H1N1 influenza virus. In another way, shorten the duration of infection. So, this herbal tablets useful as immune enhancer also useful as disease resistance.
How to cite this article:
Shrikant S Magdum, Tamboli J, Telange Patil P, Talekar A and Tasgaonkar P. Development of herbal formulation for swine flu. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2017; 6(6): 2516-2521.