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Title: Analgesic, anticonvulsant and antipyretic effects of a Unani compound formulation, Habb-e-Shifa
Authors: M, Tajuddin
NA, Khan
M, Afzal
Keywords: Habb-e-Shifa;Analgesic activity;Anticonvulsant activity;Antipyretic activity;Unani medicine;Unani medicine
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A61P15/00, A61P25/00, A61P25/02, A61P25/08, A61P25/14, A61P25/20, A61P29/00, A61P31/00
Abstract: Investigation report of Habb-e-Shifa- a Unani compound formulation prescribed in pain, pyrexia and convulsions has been presented. Analgesic effect of the test drug was studied by Eddy’s hot plate and Analgesiometer test in albino rats, while the antipyretic and anticonvulsant effects were studied in animals after inducing pyrexia and convulsion by the administration of DPT and pentylenetetrazole, respectively. Aqueous and alcoholic extracts of Habb-e-Shifa was found to produce significant analgesic effect against thermal stimuli and also exhibited significant antipyretic and anticonvulsant effects.
Page(s): 315-318
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.06(2) [April 2007]

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