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Pharmacognostical Evaluation of Root of Udumbara (Ficus racemosa Linn.)

Pharmacognostical Evaluation of Root of Udumbara (Ficus racemosa Linn.)

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*Dr. Dayananda Suttakoti, Associate Professor, Dept. of DravyagunaSindagi Shantavereshwar Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Haveri*Corresponding Author: [email protected] Received: 12-08-21 Corrected: 18-10-21 Accepted: 27-10-21 Abstract: Background: Udumbara is a tree aboding lord Vishnu. Almost all parts of this plant are used medicinally. Charak Samhita has mentioned under Mutrasangrahiye Dashemani. Various workers have shown the medicinal uses of various parts as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, diabetes, antimicrobial etc. The pharmacognostical evaluation of root is not done in details.Materials and Methods: Macroscopic study was done based on perceptions of sensory organs while microscopical study was done from transverse section. Photomicrographs of e...
Editorial- November

Editorial- November

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     Sleep is a requisite of a healthy life. Waking up during Brahmamuhruta is mentioned in Sutrasthana 2/1 of Ashatanga Hridaya. Almost all Indian religious texts recommend the same. It means proper sleep and early to bed is indispensable to each other.      A cohort study published in European Heart Journal- Digital Health refers to association of heart diseases with sleep onset timing. To find this, scientists used wrist-worn accelerometer for sleep onset and waking up time of 88026 participants aged 37-73 (years) over a period of 7 days. They enrolled participants during 2013-2015. Researchers included myocardial infarction, heart failure, strike, chronic ischaemic heart disease and transient ischaemic attack excluding fatal cardiovascular diseases. They ...