Indian Journal of Research in Homeopathy

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42--48

Role of homoeopathic mother tinctures in rheumatoid arthritis: An experimental study


Surender Singh1, Ritu Karwasra1, Prerna Kalra1, Rohit Kumar1, Shalu Rani1, Debadatta Nayak2, YK Gupta1 
1 Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Surender Singh
Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
India

Objectives: The objective of present preliminary study was to assess the anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-arthritic effect of some homoeopathic mother tinctures viz. Ricinus communis (RCMT), Rauwolfia serpentina (RSMT), Bellis perennis (BPMT), Curcuma longa (CLMT), Terminalia arjuna (TAMT) and Tribulus terresteris (TTMT). Materials and Methods: Paw oedema was induced by administration of 0.1ml 1% carrageenan in normal saline into right hind paw. Degree of inflammation was evaluated according to paw swelling. Arthritis was induced by Complete Freund«SQ»s Adjuvant (CFA) injection in metatarsal footpad of Wistar albino rats. Result: Curcuma longa and Tribulus terresteris mother tinctures reduced hind paw swelling decreased the paw volume in Carrageenan treated rats. Thus, revealed potent activity against inflammation. All homoeopathic mother tinctures showed peripheral analgesic activities in hot plate induced thermal algesia in mice.


How to cite this article:
Singh S, Karwasra R, Kalra P, Kumar R, Rani S, Nayak D, Gupta Y K. Role of homoeopathic mother tinctures in rheumatoid arthritis: An experimental study.Indian J Res Homoeopathy 2015;9:42-48


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Singh S, Karwasra R, Kalra P, Kumar R, Rani S, Nayak D, Gupta Y K. Role of homoeopathic mother tinctures in rheumatoid arthritis: An experimental study. Indian J Res Homoeopathy [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Sep 26 ];9:42-48
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