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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Phytochemical screening and pharmacological update on Kabasura Kudineer Choornam and Nilavembu Kudineer Choornam

Author(s):

P Mekala and TR Gopala Krishna Murthy

Abstract:
Kabasura Kudineer Choornam is a poly herbal formulation recommended by Government of India for combating respiratory viral infection in human whereas Nilavembu kudineer choornam was specified for dengue and chikungunya viral infections. In the present study, preliminary phytochemical screening was carried out for both the decoctions. Kabasura kudineer choornam was found to contain alkaloids, carbohydrates, glycosides, cardiac glycosides, flavonoids, phenols, saponins, tannins, hydrolysable tannins and terpenoids whereas Nilavembu kudineer choornam possessed alkaloids, carbohydrates, glycosides, flavonoids, phenols, tannin and terpenoids. The ingredients in the polyherbal formulations were reviewed for their active principles and pharmacological action. Based on the comprehensive analysis it can be concluded that both the formulations can balance the tridoshas and help in restoring the body condition to normalcy in respiratory viral infections.

Pages: 1031-1036  |  2873 Views  1723 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
P Mekala and TR Gopala Krishna Murthy. Phytochemical screening and pharmacological update on Kabasura Kudineer Choornam and Nilavembu Kudineer Choornam. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):1031-1036. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i3q.11428

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