AN OVERVIEW OF EFFECT OF SIDDHA IMMUNOMODULATORS AGAINST VARIOUS DISEASES AND INFECTIONS
*Ramani Mani, Pitchiahkumar Murugan, Velpandian Venkatachalapathy, Deepa Sivaji, Banumathi Vellaiyan
Immunomodulator means an alteration of immune response may cause increase or decrease the immune responses. In all over the world a lot of medicinal plants are employing in various system of medicine to improve the immune disorders. From time immemorial in Siddha system, they have used various plants for rejuvenation and immunomodulation to prevent diseases and improved their longevity of life. This review gives some of the medicinal plants sources, description, active components, indications, method of use and dosage and recent research about that plant and related information of those plants such as Aegle marmelos, Allium sativum, Aloe vera, Citrus aurantium, Curcuma longa, Ficus bengalensis, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Nigella sativa, Ocimum sanctum, Solanum xanthocarpum, etc. and their single and compound herbal formulations of those plants are also discussed in detail.
Keywords: Immunomodulator, medicinal plants, rejuvenator, Siddha system of Medicine.
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