A Review on Analgesic Herbals

A Review on Analgesic Herbals

Thombre Nilima A.*1, Gaikwad Swati Madhukar 2, Chaudhari Kanchan Subhash3.

1. Met’s Institute Of Pharmacy, Adgaon, Nashik.
2. Met’s Institute Of Pharmacy, Adgaon, Nashik.
3. Met’s Institute Of Pharmacy, Adgaon, Nashik.

International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine

Analgesics are the substances which are used in pain, without losing consciousness. The word analgesic derives from Greek an- (“without”) and algos (“pain”). Analgesic drugs act in various form on the central nervous systems and peripheral nervous system. Various sources of analgesic drugs synthetic analgesic and natural analgesic, natural analgesics like opoid analgesics, Aloevera Barbedensis, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Zingiber Officinale, Eugenia caryophyllata, Cinnamomum camphora, Matricaria pubescens etc. This review gives information about different analgesic obtained from natural sources.

Keywords: Natural Analgesics, Aloevera Barbedensis, Eugenia caryophyllata, Cinnamomum camphora, Matricaria pubescens.

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Thombre Nilima A., Gaikwad Swati Madhukar, Chaudhari Kanchan Subhash. A Review on Analgesic Herbals.International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2019, 4:14.


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