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Review for Application of Nanotechnology in Ayurveda

Review for Application of Nanotechnology in Ayurveda

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Anushree H.S., Research Assistant, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Professor (Dr.) Milind Hukkeri, ALNRMAMC, Koppa     Abstract: The science and technology handling the particles for innovative medicines has attracted the world in last few decades. Indian government’s idea to apply the technology is appreciating approach. Ayurveda discloses the already existing practices of nanotechnology with options of improvement. Increased surface area, enhanced bioavailability, rapid onset of therapeutic actions with reduced doses are expected with this technology. A detailed structure-based study of compounds from existing formulations as well as inventions of new formulations with basic formulations are having greater options of researches in this field. Minute understanding of nanotechnology have
Editorial- July 2019

Editorial- July 2019

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Upavasa (fasting) is deeply rooted in Indian culture. It is adhered to many of religious festivals in India. Fasting by Mahatma Gandhi is still alive in mind and heart of Indians. Agni Purana (chapter 175) cites the details of Vrata (fasting) as Tapa. Upavasa is suggested for spiritual, psychological and physical well beings. Sanatan Dharma suggests fasting for strengthening determination by denial of physical needs of the body. It is controlled by brain. Ventromedial nucleus of hypothalamus is related to ‘satiety center’ while dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus is connected to GI stimulation. A postulation deals the governing activity of ‘satiety center’ under the control of glucose utilization signaling in neurons. A study of Kaye el. al. (2009) published in Nature Neuroscience highlights
Shabda Pramana or Aptopdesha: A Tool of Correct Cognition (Prama)

Shabda Pramana or Aptopdesha: A Tool of Correct Cognition (Prama)

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Dr. Ashwin P.V., PG Scholar, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Sandhya Krishna K.T., PG Scholar, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Aby Mathew Jose, PG Scholar, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Akhila Vinod, PG Scholar, ALNRMAMC, Koppa       To achieve anything in life knowledge is most powerful weapon. It is understanding of information about a subject by experience or study1. The correct cognition about an object is called as Prama2 in Indian Philosophy. Prama is medium to present an object with real characters (Tadvati Tatprakaranakanubhava)4. The tools of correct knowledge are called as Pramana2. Fourfold examination procedures are mentioned by Charaka Sutrasthana (C. Su.) 11/17 to verify the information as correct viz., Aptopdesha, Pratyaksha, Anumana and Yukti3. Aptopdesha is statement of Apta. C...
Editorial June-2019

Editorial June-2019

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Sincere and responsible approach of World Health Organization (WHO) is reflected in an adopted resolution of 28th May 2019. The resolution is on improving transparency of markets of health products including medicines, vaccines and others. WHO recommends its member states to share information on clinical trial results and other laboratory reports to public as they have right to know the price-control determinants for product/s, they are using. WHO secretariat is requested to support the movement. The purpose lies with affordability and availability of health products as a part of advancing universal health coverage. An estimated reports reveals that about 2 billion people have no access to essential drugs. Over 90% of these population live in countries of low and middle income groups. Ethi...
A Brief Note On Relationship Of Frequent Lying  With Psychic and Personality Disorders

A Brief Note On Relationship Of Frequent Lying With Psychic and Personality Disorders

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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Pathak, Divisional Ayurvedic & Unani Officer (Retired), Shahjahanpur, UP   Indian cultural and religious texts always emphasized on truth and speaking lie as bad. But, greed of minor or major benefits have changed the situations in present scenario and lying has become necessary habit for bigger mass. Tendencies of speaking lie start at childhood and continues to adulthood and later even, if not curbed. Children starts lying just to ignore mistakes at small age, but parents need to teach lying as bad things1,2. If it continues till adolescent without much attention, a sense of habits develops for easy benefits. Such habits advance to condition when people lie just for persistent admiration and to hide failures or mistakes1,2. Mind of these people is such ...
A Pharmaceutico-analytical Study Of Rajarasayana

A Pharmaceutico-analytical Study Of Rajarasayana

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Anushree H.S., Research Assistant, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Arun R., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Gopika D., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Jeena A., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Deepthi D, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Rajarasayana is one of important Ayurvedic formulation mentioned by Vansgasena’s Chikitsasara Samgraha for chronic sinusitis. Even after lots of successful clinical reortings, pharmaceutical and analytical studies were not observed. Physico-chemical parameters like ash values and extractive values were evaluated. Preliminary phytochemical tests revealed the secondary metabolites like glycosides, triterpenoids, flavonoids etc. Being jaggery an important portion of formulation, 23% sugar was observed in study. Thin layer chromatography exposed 5 and 4 spots respectively for alcoholic extracts and water extracts. Download pdf
Editorial- May-2019

Editorial- May-2019

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Mind is operational representation of brain. Intelligence, patience and memory are agnate to mind. Psycho-physical principle of body considers the interrelationship of mind to body and body to mind. Both mind and body complement to action. Any aberrant action performed by impaired intellect, self-control and memory is termed as Pragyaparadh as per Charaka Sharirasthana (C.S.) 1/102. Such aberrant actions lead to vitiation of all Dosha. Such vitiation brings imbalance of Dosha resulting in diseases. Pragyaparadh is associated with misconception ensued from delinquency of wisdom or error in discernment of information. Philosophically, a metaphysical state of Pragyaparadh exists. Pragyaparadh is not limited to individual, but every segment of society is also affected through the wrong action...
Relevancy of Concept of Oja with Neuropeptides: A Brief Discussion

Relevancy of Concept of Oja with Neuropeptides: A Brief Discussion

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Bimal Chandra Jha, Ex-Editor, Sachitra-Ayurveda Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha, Reader, ALNRMAMC, Koppa   Abstract: The vital force to keep normal physiology working in equilibrium with reference to Tridosha is termed as Oja in Ayurveda. It is required for every single physiological action. Its defined swaroopa proves its physical existence. Based on characteristics, importance, actions and effects, it is related with collective forms of all neuropeptides. Neuropeptides small protein molecules present in every neuron. Minute screening of central control of every physiological action further strengthens the claim of similarity between Oja and Neuropeptides (all collectively). Detailed effects of non-functioning or irregular functioning of neuropeptides leaves similar effects as mentioned ...
Editorial-April

Editorial-April

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Intuition is resultant of pure mind. Devi Mahatmyam mentions that clarity of mind is related to mental purity. Mental purity comes with understanding of nature (Maa Parvati) and its intentions. Actions according to nature’s observation gives the flash of intuition. Nature has its own systematic pattern of ruling. Understanding of structured design is matter of higher consciousness. Shri Aurobindo writes in The Synthesis of Yoga that the true intuition exists from the self-existent truth. Pure intuition doesn’t allow the mixing of sensual errors or intellectual ideation. It is away from self-assured false certitudes. Intuition can be verified scientifically but in real sense true intuition is out of the boundary of verification as referred by Sanatan Dharma for intuition, an outcome of high