Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-5640

ISSN Online :  2231-5659


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Significance of Indian Medicinal Plants used for Treatment of Dementia

Address:   Sonam Soni, Pravin Kumar, Vinay Sagar Verma, Mukesh Sharma*
Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Kohka-Kurud Road, Bhilai- C.G. India
*Corresponding Author

Dementia is a progressive neurological disease of the brain. It demolishes the vital brain cells, indicating on observable decline in mental abilities. Dementia is not an acute condition that suddenly appears, and it usually does not require emergency treatment, but it can some time develop suddenly like in case of severe injury, disease or toxin destroys brain cells or it can develop slowly, especially in senior citizens and it is more common with women than the men. There are 3.7 million Indian suffer from dementia (2.1 million women and 1.5 million men). Degradation on proper level of acetylcholine (ACh) due to the excessive AChE activity produce to constant Ach deficiency leads to memory and cognitive impairments. The herbal medicine numerous plants have been used to treat age related cognitive, now a days herbal medicine is popular in all over the world. The herbal medicine like with aniasomnifera, centellaasiatica, bacopamonieri, prunusamygdalusa etc, which having property to improve memory and lesson age related cognitive deficits, have advantage over on the therapeutic agent like currently prescribed drug such as tacrine or donepezil they show undesirable side effects, that is no or minimal with herbal medicine. Memory enhancer herbs enhance the memory and increase the blood circulation in the brain.
Dementia, Memory, Brain disorders, Enhancer, Herbal Medicine.
Sonam Soni, Pravin Kumar, Vinay Sagar Verma, Mukesh Sharma. Significance of Indian Medicinal Plants used for Treatment of Dementia. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 4(4): Oct.-Dec. 2014; Page 202-205.
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