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Title: Study on efficacy of <i style="">Siddha</i> drugs (CL and CEN) in rheumatoid arthritis
Authors: Muthukumar, B
Keywords: rheumatoid arthritis
<i style="">Siddha</i> drugs
Issue Date: Jul-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: </b>A61K36/00, A61P19/00, A61P19/02, A61P29/00
Abstract: <i style="">Siddha</i> system, a traditional Indian Systems of Medicine, noticed much of the musculo-skeletal disorders, termed as <i style="">Vatha</i> diseases, under which joint diseases were put as <i style="">Keel vayu. Vali azhal keelvayu</i> is one among the types of <i style="">keel vayu</i>. In ancient <i style="">Siddha</i> texts, various causative factors, clinical features as well as the treatment methodology for the disease <i style="">vali azhal keelvayu</i> were broadly explained. This condition was well correlated with the disease rheumatoid arthritis, for which there is no curative drugs. So, two polyherbal <i style="">Siddha</i> drugs (for internal and external use), were tried in a clinical trial as well as pharmacological, biochemical analysis in order to prove the efficacy of these drugs in rheumatoid arthritis, which revealed a positive answer.
Description: 446-448
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(3) [July 2009]

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