Tinospora cordifolia is a plant well known for its medicinal value in Indian ayurveda and Indian traditional medicine system. However, to prove its efficiency for the clinical utilization, more experimental data will be beneficial. In the present investigation, evaluated the immunomodulatory activity of the alcoholic extracts of Tinospora cordifolia stem on various in-vivo experimental models such as neutrophil adhesion test, phagocytic index by carbon clearance test, Hemagglutinating antibody (HA) titre and delayed type hypersensitivity (DTH) responses. The evaluation of immunomodulatory potential by oral administration of alcoholic stem extracts (50, 100, 200 and 300mg/kg b.w, p.o) evoked a significant increase in percent neutrophil adhesion to nylon fibers as well as a dose dependent increased in antibody titre values, and potentiated delayed type hypersensitivity reaction induced by sheep red blood cells and significant response towards phagocytosis in carbon clearance assay (*p<0.05, *p<0.01, ***p<0.001). This may be due to concentrations of active phytochemicals present in particular plant extract. Hence, it was concluded that the plant extracts increased humoral as well as cell mediated immunity.
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Sanjiv Kumar Biradar, Chandra Kishore Tyagi. Immunomodulatory activity of Alcoholic extracts of Tinospora cordifolia Stem. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2021; 13(2):73-7. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2021.00012
Sanjiv Kumar Biradar, Chandra Kishore Tyagi. Immunomodulatory activity of Alcoholic extracts of Tinospora cordifolia Stem. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2021; 13(2):73-7. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2021.00012 Available on: http://rjpponline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-13-2-3
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