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EFFECT OF MAMSYADI KWATHA ON ANXIETY LEVELS: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

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Author(s): Shreevathsa | Rao Ravi S | Krishnamurthy M S | Shenoy Ravishankar | Udupa Raghavendra

Journal: International Research Journal of Pharmacy
ISSN 2230-8407

Volume: 2;
Issue: 12;
Start page: 175;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Mamsyadi Kwatha | Jatamamsi | Ashwagandha | Parasika Yavani. Open Field Behaviour test | Elevated plus Maze Performance Test.

ABSTRACT
Mamsyadi Kwatha an Ayurvedic formulation cited in Siddha Yoga Sangraha of Yadavji Trikramji Acharya is said to be highly effective in various psychiatric conditions.This wellknown formulation contains the ingredients- Jatamamsi (Nordosthachys jatamansi DC), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) and Parasika Yavani (Hyocymus niger Linn) in 8:4:1 ratio respectively. The test formulation was subjected to assess its effect on Anxiety status. The model selected for this study were Open field behavior test and Elevated Plus Maze Performance Test,in albino mice. The test formulation showed interesting results in anti anxiety property and pro-anxiety property at different phases of study.

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