SOME EXPERIMENTALLY PROVED HERBS IN PEPTIC ULCER DISEASEAbstract
Peptic ulcer is a worldwide health problem because of its high morbidity, mortality and enormous financial implication. An estimated 15,000 deaths per year occur as a consequence of complicated PUD.A large number of drugs for peptic ulcer disease are available in mainstream medicine but they are associated with numerous side effects like arrhythmias, impotence, gynaecomastia and haematopoietic changes and the recurrence is also very common. In recent times, focus on plant research has increased all over the world and a large body of evidence has been collected to show immense potential of medicinal plants used in various traditional systems. Here, an attempt is made to summarise experimentally proved herbs used in PUD during last decade.
Shagufta Nikhat , Javed Ahmad Khan* and Ghufran Ahmad
Assistant Professor, Department of Ilmul Advia, Deoband Unani Medical College, Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, India
10 April, 2012
15 May, 2012
09 July, 2012
01 August, 2012