ISSN 2321–3647
Sun, 19 Nov 2017

A Review on Bronchodilator Herbs in Siddha Medicine

S.Deepa*1, V.Banumathi 1, V.Velpandian 1, M.Ramani1, M.Pitchiahkumar1

1. Post Graduate Dept. of Gunapadam (Pharmacology), Govt. Siddha medical college,Arumbakkam, Chennai-600106, Tamilnadu, India.


Siddha system of medicine is one among the ancient systems of medicine treasured with a wide range of therapeutics for a vast range of diseases. Bronchial asthma is a chronic respiratory disorder threatening physically and mentally a major group of population especially in India 15-20 million asthmatics. Today several synthetic Bronchodilators and Antihistamine drugs available. Side effects of prolonged usage of these drugs became a great matter of concern. Several herbals in Siddha system ensure a safe and effective line of treatment in these chronic disorders. Some of the herbs indicated for Bronchial asthma are Acoruscalamus, Alpiniagalangal, Carumcopticum, Clerodendrumserrsatum, Justiciabeddomei, Ocimum sanctum, Piper longum, Taxusbaccata, Vitexnegundo, Zingiberofficinale. These herbs possess potent bronchodilator and Antihistamine properties. Hence thisreview is mainly focusing the ethno pharmacological activities of the herbals in management of Bronchial asthma and providing a better wellbeing for the society with safe line of treatment.

Keywords:Siddha system, Bronchial asthma, Antihistamine, Bronchodilator, Herbs

[PDF]  Viewed: 614  Downloaded: 116
  • Call for paper
    Call for paper

    American Journal of Pharmacy and Health Research (AJPHR) is a peer-reviewed, monthly official international journal allowing access to abstracts and full-text.

  • Email & SMS Alerts
    Email & SMS Alerts

    Email/SMS alert system is one of the key features and gives update information about the submitted manuscript.


  • Article Statastics
    Article Statastics

    American Journal of Pharmacy and Health Research (AJPHR) provides unique facility for authors to know popularity of articles on basis of numbers of PDF download and views. It will display in tabulated format.

  • Online Submission
    Online Submission

    American Journal of Pharmacy and Health Research (AJPHR) is one of the International open access journal devoted to various disciplines in science and technology.


web counter
web counter