Evaluation of herbal formulation for dermatitis under in vivo condition
- 1Department of Botany Specialized with Plant Biotechnology, The Standard Fireworks Rajaratnam College for women, Sivakasi, Virudhunagar (Dt), Tamil Nadu – 626 123, India
- 2Veterinary Hospital, Sattur, Virudhunagar Dt, Tamil Nadu- 626203, India
Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 5, Issue (1), Pages 3-6, January,24 (2017)
Traditional medicinal practices using herbs are still playing a major role in the treatment of cattle diseases in developing countries. In the present study, different concentrations and combinations of aqueous extract of Andrographis paniculata, Lawsonia inermis and Madhuca longifolia were used for the preparation of herbal formulation to treat animals infected with skin disease caused by microbes under in vivo condition. Number of days took for the animals for complete recovery was recorded and compared with the allopathic drugs Povidone iodine ointment and Candid cream used as control. Animals treated with herbal formulations recovered faster (5-8 days) than with allopathic drugs (19-21 days). This combination of herbal drug is novel, effective, economical and safe for treating the skin disease of animals.
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