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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
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...
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
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 ...
Concept of Pratyaksha Pramana: A Brief Review Of Indian Philosophy

Concept of Pratyaksha Pramana: A Brief Review Of Indian Philosophy

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Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha, Reader, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Accepted by all school of thoughts in Indian Philosophy, Pratyaksha Pramana is acknowledged universally as independent proof. The area of Pratyaksha Pramana is comprehensive and whole world believes in this only. The knowledge as outcome of conjunction of senses and objects is taken as Pratyaksha Pramana. It is doubtless and definite. It may be Laukika (ordinary) or Alaukika (extraordinary). Ordinary is further divided in to Savikalpaka (determinate) and Nirvikalpaka (indeterminate). Both determinate and indeterminate are said to be of two folds, being Arvachina (recent) and Anarvachina (memorial). Ordinary determinate is well recognized by everyone. Important of mana (mind) is given specific space in processing of association between five s...
General Health Survey To Observe Widespread of Common Health Complains  in Koppa Taluka

General Health Survey To Observe Widespread of Common Health Complains in Koppa Taluka

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Dr. Kavya V., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Aswathy P., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Shruthi Vasudevan, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Aartikala, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Arshiyabanu, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Ramya M., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Prof. (Dr.) Milind Hukkeri, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Health is matter of serious concern for everyone to remain happy and successful. Health surveys are specific tool providing a measure of population’s health status. It includes the health behaviors and risk factors for specific and general health problems for particular area. It also assists in assessment of costing of healthcare by policy makers for improvement of health. Administration uses such data for framing the policies on health related topics. Surveys depends upon the self-reporting of health status on broader level. Subjective nature of s
Concept of Karana-Karya (Cause-Effect) in Indian Philosophy

Concept of Karana-Karya (Cause-Effect) in Indian Philosophy

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Man is the animal of connected logical discourse1. Aristotle finds interesting weaving of rational and irrational aspects in humans as inseparable and based on cause and origin2. It means nothing happens without cause/s3. Number of times matters are taken as effect which are formed after certain causes3. Hence, a person or thing that gives rise to an action, phenomenon or condition is termed as cause (Karana)4 and an effect of cause is Karya5. On certain occasions, numbers of causes appear for any effect (Karya). Some of them may be right even, but whatever is present till the performance of action, is considered as real Karana. It is invariably antecedent to some product and is not otherwise constituted6. Indian philosophy has contradictory theories on Karya-karana. Shankhya Darshana sugg...
Pharmacognostical Study of Leaves of Sonchus arvensis Linn.

Pharmacognostical Study of Leaves of Sonchus arvensis Linn.

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Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha, Reader, Research Methodology, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Prof. (Dr.) Sanjaya K.S., Department of Dravyaguna, Anushree H.S., Research Assistant, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Present study is to establish the pharmacognostical characters of leaves of S. arvensis, a plant used for swellings in Indian folklore medicine. The leaves were lyrately-pinnatifid with toothed margin and auriculate base, almost half-covering to stem. The veins were mixed craspedodromous type. The macroscopic characters revealed the astringent, bitter taste while anomoncytic stomata was seen in surface preparation. Open bicollateral vascular bundles with presence of outer and inner phloem were noted. Solubilities of powder of leaves was higher in both alcohol and water. Total 8 spots of varying Rf values were observ...
Analysis of Carl G. Jung Collective Works of Psychoanalysis in Terms of Ayurveda and Astrology

Analysis of Carl G. Jung Collective Works of Psychoanalysis in Terms of Ayurveda and Astrology

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Analysis of Carl G. Jung Collective Works of Psychoanalysis in Terms of Ayurveda and Astrology Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha, Head, Quality Control Laboratories, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Abstract: Ayurveda clearly mentions internal energy directing our psychological behaviour at greater extent what was opted by Jung as revealed from his various collective works. Thiniking in wrong direction only draws psyche of an individual away from sattva or non-pathogenic state to pathogenic state which turns in forms of psychological disorders. Impacts of planets, constellations (based on zodiac signs), their houses, owners of houses etc. play pivotal role in flow of such energies in particular direction. Better understanding at microlevel of Ayurveda and Vedic astrology have greater potentials to understand the p