Herbs as Skeletal Muscle Relaxant: An Updated Review

  • Rohan Rohan Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India
  • Ritu Rani PCI Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India https://orcid.org/0009-0009-0013-6016
  • Ajeet Pal Singh Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1212-5770
  • Amar Pal Singh Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0027-2869

Abstract

When compared to modern drugs, herbal medicines are usually accepted by doctors and patients for having greater therapeutic efficacy and fewer adverse effects.A diverse class of drugs known as skeletal muscle relaxants is frequently used to treat two distinct underlying disorders: spasticity resulting from upper motor neuron syndromes and muscular pain or spasms resulting from peripheral musculoskeletal problems. Skeletal muscle (SM) controls insulin sensitivity, glucose uptake, and blood glucose homeostasis, all of which are essential for energy and glucose metabolism. A progressive and widespread loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength that results in physical handicap, a low quality of life, and perhaps death is known as sarcopenia. Herbs are a valuable tool for illness prevention. These all have dysregulated skeletal muscle and sarcopenia. These medicinal herbs are being used over recent years.  In this Review article we will keep an eye on an updated review on herbs as skeletal muscle relaxant. We will discuss about musculoskeletal disorders, phytochemicals role in disorders. Herbs like aloe barbedensis, curcuma longa, zingiber officinale,citrus aurantium,chamaemelum nobile,hibiscus rosa sinensis etc. will be studied for their role in skeletal muscle relaxation.


Keywords: Skeletal muscle relaxant, sarcopenia, herbal medicines, herbs, skeletal muscles, myopathy

Keywords: Skeletal muscle relaxant, sarcopenia, herbal medicines, herbs, skeletal muscles, myopathy

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Author Biographies

Rohan Rohan, Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

 Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

Ritu Rani, PCI Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

 Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

Ajeet Pal Singh, Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

 Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

Amar Pal Singh, Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

 Department of Pharmaceutics, St. Soldier institute of pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C.), Jalandhar –Amritsar by pass, NH-1, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab, India

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