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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 ...
Chemical Analysis of Induppukana Churna

Chemical Analysis of Induppukana Churna

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Dr. Akhila Vinod, PG Scholar, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Aby Mathew Jose, PG Scholar, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Anushree, H.S., Research Assistant, Quality Control Lab., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Professor (Dr.) Dinesh Kumar Mishra, HOD, Dept. of RS & BK, ALNRMAMC, Koppa   Quality assessments of drugs are based on chemical and biological analysis. They are important for safety and efficacy determination of any drug. Many of Ayurvedic formulations have been evaluated chemically but chemical analysis of Induppukana Churna was not found. However, it is important drug, prescribed in Agnimandya (suppression of digestion). It is herbo-mineral preparation containing Saindhava lavana, Ajmoda, Pippali and Haritaki. Ash values, extractive values and pH are estimated as Physico-chemical parameters whereas water...
Clinical Evaluation of Madhvasava in Constipation (Vibandha)

Clinical Evaluation of Madhvasava in Constipation (Vibandha)

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Professor (Dr.) Vikas Vallabha Kasture, HOD, Dept. of RS & BK, MES Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Ghanekunt, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India   Constipation is a common problem observed across the globe. Its vitiated condition is associated with number of diseases and numbers of physiological alterations or medicaments give rise to constipation. It affects the life-style. Many of medicines are prescribed by physicians for constipation which may work through smoothening effects of intestine or by increasing peristalsis movement or by irritation of intestine or by increasing the mass of bolus. Drugs with individual effects are present in Ayurveda, still a combined effect is matter of better relief. Madhvasava, a formulation mentioned for diabetes in Charaka Chikitsasthana 6/41-44, is a...
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