Antiarthritic medicinal plants: A review

Nabarun Mukhopadhyay, V. Sampath, Sameer Pai, U. V. Babu, Richard Lobo

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Abstract

Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition which is a major disability throughout the world. The exact pathophysiology of the disease is still unknown but many factors may be responsible for this. Several conventional therapies are used for the treatment but they have certain disadvantages such as side effects, poor bioavailability, high cost etc. So, researches are going on for the development of alternative effective therapy for arthritis. Medicinal plants are very useful for the development of the complimentary therapy. Varieties of medicinal plants are available throughout the world which are having good antiarthritic potential. In India, medicinal plants are widely used in different indigenous systems of medicine for the prevention and cure of arthritis. This review article covers the description of the medicinal plants which are reported to have significant antiarthritic property. Here the possible mechanism of action of the herbs reported for the treatment is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-381
Number of pages7
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2019

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Medicinal Plants
Arthritis
Traditional Medicine
Therapeutics
Complementary Therapies
Systems Analysis
Biological Availability
India
Costs and Cost Analysis
Research

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  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous)
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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Mukhopadhyay, Nabarun ; Sampath, V. ; Pai, Sameer ; Babu, U. V. ; Lobo, Richard. / Antiarthritic medicinal plants : A review. In: Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2019 ; Vol. 12, No. 1. pp. 375-381.
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In: Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Vol. 12, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 375-381.

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