Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (BT/PR12200/MED/30/1439/2014)
Received: 30 July 2019
Accepted: 8 August 2019
First Online: 15 August 2019
: Institutional Animal Ethical Committee, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India, which approved the experimental protocols is registered with “Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), GOI” (Registration No. 226/CPCSEA) (Permission No. 226/CPCSEA/2015/18). The experiments were performed in accordance with the relevant guidelines of ‘Animal Care and Use’ laid down by the same committee.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. As a member of the editorial board (Associate Editor) of BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (BCAM) Journal, Prof. Gurcharan Kaur hereby declare that she has no competing interest in this MS publication in BCAM.