Abstract

Depression is one of the major health burden in almost all the societies particularly in urban community.
As per the World Health Organization, depression will be the second largest disease burden due to the
urban way of lifestyle. The modern era is full of stress and strains the people are living in the most
competitive society than the previous year. Although many antidepressant drugs have been develop
to manage anxiety, stress and depression due to adverse side reaction, most of the drug could show
satisfactory results. Considering the above fact, we have selected a drug Hippophae rhamnoides which
contain many phyto molecules showing preventing role of anxiety and depression by regulating some
of the biochemical parameters.