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A Clinical Evaluation of Tripahaladya Avaleha in Iron Deficiency Anaemia (Panduroga)

A Clinical Evaluation of Tripahaladya Avaleha in Iron Deficiency Anaemia (Panduroga)

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Abstract: Background: Iron deficiency anaemia is common problem throughout the globe among women . Ayurveda use term, ‘Pandu’ for this problem based on symptoms. Many of herbal, herbo-mineral and mineral preparations are suggested for treatment of Pandu in Ayurvedic classical texts. Triphadya Avaleha is one of important among them. Materials and Methods: Women of 15 to 49 years were selected for study based on criteria of low haemoglobin level in blood and microcytic hypochromic anaemia from peripheral blood smear. Subjective parameters were included as mentioned in classical texts viz., Panduta, Bhrama, Aruchi etc. Result: Mean haemoglobin level was noted increased from 8.92 to 9.96 g/dL. Improvement in subjective parameters were observed except in Panduta. Differences in scores for sub
Editorial- January 2020

Editorial- January 2020

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rain plays an important role in maintaining the health as physical, mental and social well-being, revealed by many researches. An article published in Brain Plasticity online on 26th December 2019 exhibits contribution of Yoga in alimentation of brain health. The work is summarized on positive effects for brain structure and function from Yoga practices, assessed through imaging techniques. The ultimate aim of Yoga is control of thought in mind or comprehension of Atman. Five kinds of thought-waves are mentioned in Patanjali Yogasutra viz., right knowledge, wrong knowledge, verbal delusion, sleep and memory. Different postures in practices of Yoga are associated with stretching of muscles and stimulation of nerves of specific area of the body. Stimulation of nerves is directly linked to pe...
Concept of Manas With Special Reference to Its Connection With Brain

Concept of Manas With Special Reference to Its Connection With Brain

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*Dr. Adityarajsinh Jadeja, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Corresponding Author: akjadeja85@gmail.com   Abstract: Background: Mana or Manas is mentioned as Antarindriya in Ayurveda which connects the sense organs and their actions with soul. Its molecular structures are relevant to molecular nature of neurochemicals while other functions are simile to all functions of brain in conjointly. Characteristics: It is essential for real cognition. Manas represents the external world. It decides the attitudes or tendencies of human beings leading to frame a personality. All realities attached to Manas is attached to decipherment of functions of brain. Planes of Manas: Patanjali Yoga Sutra alludes Kshipta, Mudha, Vikshipta, Ekagra and Niruddha as planes of mind. Even modern psychology has referred th...
Editorial: December (2019)

Editorial: December (2019)

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Rigveda 10/129/1-4 cites the presence of desire before the existence of life. In present context, desire is taken with reference to universality of energy. Rule of nature always works on phenomenon of energy balance of various forms. Synchronization of differnt forms of energy is important for better functioning. Even every single living cell follows the same rule. Human brain is not apart from this. The principle of consciousness in Indian philosophy deals about the unification of energy of mind and soul with universal energy. It means attaining the capabilities to synchronize the brainwaves of specified stimulus with frequency of universal energy. Consciousness is state of cognition of self and materials in surrounding or sometimes sensations of presence of any form of energy in contacts...
Editorial -November

Editorial -November

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A report published in The Guardian evinces 22 cities of India among top 30 most polluted cities of world exceeding the guidelines of World Health Organization. The condition is still deteriorating as Central Pollution Control Board recorded poorest air quality in Delhi on 3rd November in last three years. Horrendous air quality level in many of cities of India is result of extremely disagreeable common sense of citizens. Negligence of responsibility towards nature is still not changed among the people. We are still not serious about these killing demons of pollutants. Particulate matter (PM) 2.5 and 10 are main culprits for perverting conditions in these cities. PM 2.5 may penetrate deeper in lungs and bloods resulting deadly diseases of number of organs. Nitrogen dioxide damages mucous me...
A Clinical Study on Efficacy of Karpuranjana in Avarana Shukla (Corneal Opacity)

A Clinical Study on Efficacy of Karpuranjana in Avarana Shukla (Corneal Opacity)

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*Dr. Dattatraya Yalagi, Associate Professor, Department of Shalakyatantra Corresponding Author: drdattayalagi@gmail.com, 9145204407 Dr. Ninad Sadvilkar, Assistant Professor, Department of Samhita-siddhant Dr. Sachin Utpat, Associate Professor, Department of Panchakarma MES Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Lote, Tal. Khed, Dist.- Ratnagiri, M.S.   Abstract: Background: Corneal opacity is one of the leading causes of blindness or impairs vision causing disturbance in daily activities. There is no any proven effective medicine or treatment except Keratoplasty for corneal opacity in modern ophthalmology. Considering clinical presentation, it can be correlated with Avrana Shukla mentioned in Ayurveda. Objectives: To study the efficacy of Karpuranjana in Avrana Shukla. Materials and Meth...
Editorial – October 2019

Editorial – October 2019

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Discussion in favour and contrary to vegetarianism is not a new topic. Anthropological development highlights the reliance on non-vegetarians by hunter-gatherer societies among primitive men. Almost all great civilizations also developed along the river sides, rivers being a rich source of fishes and water for irrigation purposes. Virtually, cultural influences on attitudes and ideas towards foods are established facts. Being a vegetarian or non-vegetarian is matter of preference. There is no compulsion of eating specific types of food in Vedas, except when required according to conditions. Sacrifices are still in practice in India, specifically among worshippers of Shakti (Goddess Durga and Kali) in Bihar, Bengal etc. where meats are taken by followers as Prasad. Even Manu Smriti allows e...
Clinical Evaluation of Chandyadi Lepa for Dandruff

Clinical Evaluation of Chandyadi Lepa for Dandruff

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Professor (Dr.) Sandeep N. Mannopantar, Dept. of RS & BK, Bapuji Ayurvedic Medical College, Challkere   Dandruff is a common problem affecting around 50% of population, prevalent in age-groups of 14-50 years old. Flakes, itching, hair fall etc. are common symptoms. Suffering people usually get embarrassed in social environment due to this. High relative humidity of scalp hairs with sebum provides suitable conditions for the development of colony of Malassezia species, main culprits of dandruff. It was observed during study that patients with severe cases of dandruff prefer to modern medications. However, Ayurveda is having options with least side-effects. Ayurveda considers symptoms due to vata and khapha. Chandyadi lepa is one of Ayurvedic formulations which gives result in ...