Therapeutic efficacy of crategus oxyacantha L. For treatment of heart diseases: a cross-sectional study
Author(s): Farah-Saeed, Syed Mahboob Alam and Mansoor Ahmad
Abstract: Objectives: The purpose of the study was to explore the efficacy and drug interaction of Crataegus oxyacantha L. with other conventional medicines.
Methodology: Patients using Crataegus oxyacantha L. were interviewed to evaluate the medicine’s efficacy and any interaction with other conventional medicines. Data of 500 patients was collected and explored by direct interviewing and from their medical record.
Results & Conclusion: The results of the study revealed that Crataegus oxyacantha L. acts as a heart tonic and is best used in the form of mother tincture. Its efficacy was found in all the cases of different heart diseases and their symptoms probably due to its flavonoids content and diversity in mechanism of action. No drug interactions were observed in the studied population due to effective history taking for proper diagnosis and avoiding any drug interactions.
Farah-Saeed, Syed Mahboob Alam, Mansoor Ahmad. Therapeutic efficacy of crategus oxyacantha L. For treatment of heart diseases: a cross-sectional study. Int J Hom Sci 2018;2(3):03-07. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2018.v2.i3a.30