Dr. Deepak Joshi, Shivani Jagtap, Komal Age, Shubham Jadhav, Shivam Mane, Priyanka Padvalkar and Jagadish Patil
Inflammatory illnesses like arthritis are treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Most of these produces serious side effects. A growing number of people throughout the world are turning to herbal formulations for their equivalent efficacy, less side effects, and general acceptability. Now a day’s 60 percent to 90 percent of arthritis patients turn to non-conventional methods of pain relief. The efficacy of three plant components' aqueous extracts on In vitro anti-arthritic activity is being studied. The aqueous extracts of Withania somanifera Linn, Curcuma Longa and Cedrus deodara were studied for their In vitro anti-arthritic activity. All the extracts were showed good anti-arthritic activity (inhibition of protein denaturation and stabilization of membrane) at the concentration of 1mg/ml compared with standard diclofenac sodium.
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