Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part A (2020)
Anti-inflammatory effect of medicinal plants used by rural people of Azhagar Hills in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India
Author(s): S Sarguna Sundaram
Abstract: Anti –inflammatory is the property of a substance or treatment that reduces inflammation or swelling. Anti-inflammatory drugs make up about half of analgesics, remedying pain by reducing inflammation as opposed to opioids, which affect the central nervous system to block pain signaling to the brain. The present study was mainly focused on Medicinal plants of Rural areas used as Anti- inflammatory activity in Azhagar hills of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India. It has been shown that 24 Medicinal herbs belonging to 20 families are used as Anti- inflammatory activity. Traditional medicine system have been followed by rural people used to cure even Unknowing diseases with symptomatic. Traditional healers in rural areas have well identification of medicinal properties of medicinal plants through which diseases can be cured.
How to cite this article:
S Sarguna Sundaram. Anti-inflammatory effect of medicinal plants used by rural people of Azhagar Hills in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2020; 8(3): 59-61.