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Review on medicinal plants recommended in Siddha literatures for the management of hypertension

@article{Rajalakshmi2016ReviewOM,
  title={Review on medicinal plants recommended in Siddha literatures for the management of hypertension},
  author={Perumal Rajalakshmi and Vellingiri Vadivel and P. Brindha},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={7},
  pages={16-33}
}
Hypertension is the gift of modern life due to change in food habit and reduced physical activities. According to Siddha literatures hypertension is termed as ‘Kurithi azhal noi’. The causative factors, symptoms and medicinal remedies for hypertension were explained detail in the Siddha literature. Drugs for hypertension are many and usually the treatment is life-long. Hence research is going on to find out a suitable & safe drug. Herbal products in this regard are worthy of investigation. Even… Expand
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