Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2010

ISSN Print :  0975-2331

ISSN Online :  0975-4385


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Efficacy of an Ayurvedic Formulation in Rheumatoid Arthritis



Address:   D.K. Sanghi* and S.B. Joshi
Shri Laxmanrao Mankar Institute of Pharmacy, Amgaon, Dist- Gondia (MS) India
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ABSTRACT:
Vitex nigundo, Boswellia serrate, Curcuma longa and Tinospora cordifolia produce synergistic action in rheumatoid arthritis. The clinical efficacy of an Ayurvedic indigenous formation containing Vitex nigundo, Boswellia serrata, Curcuma longa and Tinospora cordifolia was evaluated in a randomized, double blind, placedo controlled, cross-over study in 20 patients of rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment with the indigenous formulation for the period of 3 months produced significantly greater relief of pain, decreased morning stiffness, decrease in Ritche articular index and joint score.
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D.K. Sanghi, S.B. Joshi. Efficacy of an Ayurvedic Formulation in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2010; 2(4): 306-308.
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