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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 ...
Desmodium gangeticum (Linn.) DC.

Desmodium gangeticum (Linn.) DC.

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It is an important medicinal plant, used as Laghupanchamoola of Dashmoola in Ayurveda. Roots are used as astringent, diuretic, antipyretic, nervine tonic, anthelmintic etc. It is an undershrub, up to 120 cm in height. Leaves are unifoliolate. Leaflets are 4-13 x 3-8 cm in size, orbicular, ovate in shape, glabrous above and pubescent below. Flowers are in terminal raceme, violet to white in colour. Fruits are 1.2-2.5 cm long and 2.5 mm broad, subfalcate, upper suture slightly indented, lower deeply indented between the seeds. Gangetin, gangetinin, desmodin and many other alkaloids are reported in root.
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...
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
June -2018: Herbal Profile: Indian Rhododendron

June -2018: Herbal Profile: Indian Rhododendron

Herbal Drug Profile
Authors: Dr. Sanjaya K.S., Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha Botanical Source: Leaves of Melastoma malabathricum Linn. from family Melastomataceae. Geographical Source: It is found throughout India up to 6000 feet except desert. Morphology: It is a strigose or villose shrub with short dense appressed hairs on stems and leaves. Flowers are terminal, solitary clustered, mauve-purple in colour. Sepals and petals are equal in number (pentamerous). Stamens are with purple anthers. Fruits are 0.25 inch in size, pulpy within, short-ovoid. Seeds are many, minutely punctate. Macroscopy: Leaves are 4-13.5 x 1.5-3.5 cm in size, puberulous, adaxially densely strigose. They are usually with 5-prominent nerves. The dorsal surface is light in colour. The odour is characteristic while the taste is sour, astrin...
June -2018: Formulation: Hutabhugadi Churna

June -2018: Formulation: Hutabhugadi Churna

Formulation Profile
Authors: Dr. Milind Hukkeri, Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha (Ref: Sahastrayoga: Churnaprakarana: 22) Ingredients: Each 1 part of Chitraka (Hutabhuga), Ajmoda, Sandhava lavana, Pippali and Maricha; 5 parts of Haritaki. Method of Preparation: Fine powder of ingredient drugs are made by passing the powder through sieve number 85. They are mixed well to make homogenous blend and thereafter, passed through sieve number 85. The mixture is stored in amber colored, air-tight bottle to avoid moisture, light reaction and other contaminations. Analytical Parameters Organoleptic characters 1. Colour : Greenish-brown 2. Odour : Characteristic aromatic 3. Taste : Salty, astringent, pungent Physico-chemical parameters Foreign matter : 4.15% Loss on drying at 105°C : 13.59% Total ash : 1.24% Acid
May- 2018- Formulation: Karpuradi Churna

May- 2018- Formulation: Karpuradi Churna

Formulation Profile
Authors: Prof. M.H. Hukkeri, Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha (Ref: Sahastrayoga: Churnaprakarana: 9) Ingredients: Each 1 part of Karpura, Twak, Takkola, Jatiphala, Jatidala; 2 parts of Lavanga; 3 parts of Nagakeshara; 4 parts of Maricha; 5 parts of Pippali; 6 parts of Shunthi and 25 parts of sugar. Method of Preparation: Fine powder of ingredient drugs are made by passing the powder through sieve number 85. They are mixed well to make homogenous blend and thereafter, passed through sieve number 85. The mixture is stored in amber colored, air-tight bottle to avoid moisture, light reaction and other contaminations. Analytical Parameters Organoleptic characters 1. Colour : Green 2. Odour : Characteristic aromatic 3. Taste : Aromatic Physico-chemical parameters Foreign matter : 0.85% Loss...