|Title of Invention||
" A SYNERGISTIC HERBAL COMPOSITION FOR THE TREATMENT OF ANIMAL BITE ESPECIALLY SNAKE BITE AND EARLY STAGES OF HYDROPHOBIA."
|Abstract||A synergistic herbal composition for the treatment of animal bites including snake bite and early stages of hydrophobia comprising the extracts of entire plant of Crotalaria prostrata and Solanum suratiense and leaves of Cassia occidentalis and Tinospora cordifolia in the ratio of 4:1:1:1.|
|Full Text||The present invention relates to a synergistic herbal composition for the treatment of animal bites especially snake bite and early stages of hydrophobia
In the far-flung rural areas vaccines and cures for bites inflicted by animals especially snake bite are not easily available. Besides, these medicines, both prophylactic as well as curative medicines are expensive and more often than not unavailable at the time of emergency. Moreover, these medicines are not effective once the symptoms of hydrophobia have started taking effect.
The vaccines, which are generally available, are of animal origin. Chinese Patent no. CN1111998 discloses a herbal medicine preparation for the treatment of trauma and snake bite, which is prepared from Chinese medicinal materials including strigose hydrangea root, common embolic fruit, puberulous glochidion fruit etc.
Another Chinese patent number CN1172661 describes a quick acting medicated herb wine for treating fracture and injury woimd snake bite, bee bite with includes 14 Chinese-medicinal materials such as croton seed, common securidaca root, springleaf pricklyash rot, ford dutchmanspipe, cinnamon twigs etc.
The object of the present invention is to provide a herbal remedy, which can be administered to victim of animal bite including those of snakes, monkey, fox, jackal, dog and scorpion. This said herbal remedy can also be used for treating early stages of hydrophobia.
To achieve the aforesaid object, the present invention provides a synergistic herbal composition for the treatment of animal bites, especially snake bites and early stages of hydrophobia comprising the extracts of the entire plant parts of Crotalaria prostrata and Solarium suratiense and leaves of Cassia occidentalis and Tinostora cardifolia in the ratio of 4:1:1:1.
Chotalaria pro hata is taherb with spreading branches which grows abundinil in forest and open places and is widely found in the sandy places all ovei India C prostrata is used in the treatment of rheumatism and according to CIMAP (Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants), Lucknow, it is also used for stomach disorder, pains in joint, high fevei and nausea C prostata belongs to the family Papihonaceae (Karshimayi Ghas, Sanjivani ot Kahyug), is found m the plains in India and is also known as Chhota Junjhuni ov Vishnu Kamadi (katma)
Cawta outdentahs also known as Kaasmard oi Ivasaudi is a tour feet high heib, which IS commonly found during the monsoon season in the plains It is normaIl\ used to cure cough and congestion as well as skin elements The lea\es aic also used to bring down fe\er This plant is found m eastern UP in sand\ areas and plains
Solarium sinatrenve is width found m most pait of India This cieepci is n()imal!\ used as a blood purifier
Tinostora cardifoha also known as Guruch is a perennial plant, which is normally found at 1000 ft above sea label This creeper is normalh found gicjwmg on Neem trees It is used in treatmg fever, cough and ciamps
The herbal composition of the instant invention is prepared b\ washing the ontite plant parts of Crotalanaprostrate and Solanum suratiense and leaves of Cawia oiiukntalis and Ttnostora oardtjoha in the ratio 4111 The parts are then dried to dram otf excess water The plant parts are pounded m a mortar and pesde until the cell w all is bruised and the beaten mass forms a pulp The whole plant oi Cratalaria proviata is used along with the leaves of Ttnostora cardijoha the fuU plant o'i Solanum iuiatunst and the leaves of Cassia ouidentaks
The pulp is the immeiscd in water for 24 hours in a place away from sun a 10 20°C
The proportion in which these plant are used are now in the ratio of 4:1-1 1 i c four parts of Crotalana pro strata for one part each of the other plants. The amount of water used for soaking the pounded pulp is in the ratio of 24 parts bv volume of water to one part by weight of Crotalana pro strata
The present invention will now be described with reference to the foregoing example:
One kg. of Crotolana pro strata was washed and dried to take off excess water 250 gms of entire plant oi Solanum suratteme, leaves of Cassia ocadentalu^ leaves of Tino\ti>ia Lardtfolta are also washed and dried to remove excess water. AH these ingredients are put in a mortar and pounded with a pesde until it formed a pulp and thereby m the process bruising the cell wall of the plants The pulp so obtained is soaked m 24 hters of waters and kept m a cool place in a covered container for 24 hours The solution is decanted and the sediment, which makes approximately 4 htres, is stored in 20 ml botde for use for treatment
Patients of animal bites especially snake bite are given first dose followed b\ a second dose of 20 ml of the decanted solution after 15 minutes It has been observed that the patients usually recover.
In case of hvdrophobia which hydrophobra has onset and is not in advanced stage, the patients are dosed 3 ames a day, each being 20 ml. Patients are known to recover within a few days.
1. A synergistic herbal composition for the treatment of animal bites including snake bite and early stages of hydrophobia comprising the extracts of entire plant of Crotalaria prostrat^nd Solanum suratiense and leaves of Cassia occidentalis and Tinospora cordifolia in the ratio of 4:1:1:1.
2. A synergistic herbal composition for the treatment of animal bites including snake bite and early stages of hydrophobia substantially as herein described with example.
|Indian Patent Application Number||816/DEL/2004|
|PG Journal Number||47/2010|
|Date of Filing||30-Apr-2004|
|Name of Patentee||PRASAD VAIDYA BANKE|
|Applicant Address||GAUTAM BUDDHA JAN KALAYAN SEVA SANSTHAN, BHAINSAHAN, SADAR TOLA, POST-HETIMPUR, NH-28, DISTT. KUSHINAGAR,U.P.-274206, INDIA.|
|PCT International Classification Number||A61K 35/78|
|PCT International Application Number||N/A|
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