Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 2004  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1--5

Topical anti-inflammatory activity of Pinda thailam, A herbal gel formulation


K Periyanayagam, T Venkatarathnakumar, A Nagaveni, VG Subitha, P Sundari, M Vaijorohini, V Umamaheswari 
 Department of Pharmacognosy, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India

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K Periyanayagam
Department of Pharmacognosy, Madurai Medical College, Madurai
India

The present study aims to evaluate the topical anti-inflammatory activity of «DQ»Pinda thailam«DQ», a herbal gel formulation containing aqueous extract of roots of Rubia cordifolia (Rubiaceae) and Hemidesmus indicus (Asclepiadaceae) which are known for their anti-inflammatory activity using the technique of carrageenin induced paw oedema in albino rats. The herbal gel formulation showed significant anti-inflammatory activity comparable to the reference standard Diclofenac sodium gel.


How to cite this article:
Periyanayagam K, Venkatarathnakumar T, Nagaveni A, Subitha V G, Sundari P, Vaijorohini M, Umamaheswari V. Topical anti-inflammatory activity of Pinda thailam, A herbal gel formulation.Ancient Sci Life 2004;24:1-5


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Periyanayagam K, Venkatarathnakumar T, Nagaveni A, Subitha V G, Sundari P, Vaijorohini M, Umamaheswari V. Topical anti-inflammatory activity of Pinda thailam, A herbal gel formulation. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 2004 [cited 2020 Apr 9 ];24:1-5
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