Thombre Nilima, Shimpi Pranali2, Thete Madhura
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Thombre Nilima1*, Shimpi Pranali2, Thete Madhura2
1Department of Pharmaceutics, MET's Institute of Pharmacy, Bhujbal Knowledge City, Adgaon, Nasik - 422003, Maharashtra, India Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.
2Department of Quality Assurance Technique, MET's Institute of Pharmacy, Bhujbal Knowledge City, Adgaon, Nasik-422003, Maharashtra, India
Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune university.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2021
A fever is a body temperature that is higher than normal body temperature. The normal body temperature is vary from person to person but it is around 370C (98.6 F). A fever is not a disease. But it is a sign of your body is trying to fight with an infection. A fever occurs because your body trying to fight with viruses or bacteria, that cause the infection. The sign and symptoms of fever are chills and shivering, headache, sweating, muscle aches, dehydration, general weakness. For management of fever various systems of medicines are used. The herbal or traditional medicines are used as core medicine or supplementary to allopathic medicine. Different types of plants or herbal extract are used to cure fever such as Ocimum sanctum, Azadirachta indica, Asparagus adscendens, Terminalia belerica, Terminalia chebula, Emblica officinalis etc. Many plants used as a single herb extract for treatment or used in combination with other Antipyretic herbal plant as a polyherbal formulation.
Cite this article:
Thombre Nilima, Shimpi Pranali2, Thete Madhura. Medicinal plant as a source of Antipyretic drug: A Review. Asian J. Pharm. Tech. 2021; 11(1):84-87. doi: 10.5958/2231-5713.2021.00014.3
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