Author(s): Chitra S. M., Anbu N., Uma K. S.


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00228   

Address: Chitra S. M.1*, Anbu N.2, Uma K. S.3
1Assistant Professor, Department of Maruthuvam, Government Siddha Medical College, Arumbakkam, Chennai 106.
2Professor and HOD, Department of Maruthuvam, Government Siddha Medical College, Arumbakkam, Chennai 106.
3Assistant Professor, Department of Siddha, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M G R Medical University, Guindy, Chennai-32.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2022

Hypertension commonly termed as High blood pressure is a chronic disorder characterized by systolic >140mm Hg and diastolic >90mm Hg. The prevalence of Hypertension is increasing year by year globally as well as in India. Inadequate treatment of hypertension leads to complications such as congestive cardiac failure, stroke, kidney disease and blindness. Conventional hypertensives that have been in use are associated with side effects. Traditional medical systems which are having herbal plants as their formulations plays an important role in reducing high blood pressure with minimizing side effects. There is an increase in the use of herbal therapies to treat non communicable disease is on the rise worldwide. Siddha, one of the traditional medical systems of India, practiced mostly in south India had many formulations for Hypertension. One among them is veppampoo mathirai, a polyherbal tablet formulation, which had been in use, is found to be effective for hypertension. In this regard, this review focuses on the proven scientific antihypertensive related activities of hypertension exhibited by each ingredient of veppampoo mathirai.

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Chitra S. M., Anbu N., Uma K. S. Antihypertensive activity of Polyherbal Siddha Formulation Veppampoo Mathirai – A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(3):1365-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00228

Chitra S. M., Anbu N., Uma K. S. Antihypertensive activity of Polyherbal Siddha Formulation Veppampoo Mathirai – A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(3):1365-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00228   Available on:

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