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Toxicity of Gunja (Abrus precatorius) Seeds With Special Reference  to Abrin: A Review

Toxicity of Gunja (Abrus precatorius) Seeds With Special Reference to Abrin: A Review

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* Dr. Rajni Devi, P.G. Scholar, Department of Agada Tantra, RGGPGAC, Paprola, H.P. *Dr. Munna Lal Prajapati, Reader, Department of Agada Tantra, RGGPGAC, Paprola, H.P. * Porf. (Dr). Jaram Singh, HOD, Dept. of Agada Tantra, RGGPGAC, Paprola, H.P. Dr. Rajveer Singh, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Agada Tantra, RGGPGAC, Paprola, H.P. *Corresponding author: [email protected] Received on: 28-05-2022           Accepted: 21-06-2022           Corrected: 15-07-2022 Abstract: Background: Gunja is plant drug mentioned as main Visha among group of eight in Sthavara Visha in Sushruta Samhita as seeds of plants have toxic effects on multiple organs. Abrin and agglutinin-I are major compounds having toxic effects. Various workers have shown that the ingestion pulverized seeds causing pulmonary edem...
A Review on Relevance of Mahagada in Snake Bite of Big Four (Russell’s Viper, Saw-scaled Viper, Cobra and Common Krait) at Present

A Review on Relevance of Mahagada in Snake Bite of Big Four (Russell’s Viper, Saw-scaled Viper, Cobra and Common Krait) at Present

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* Dr. Sukriti Sharma, P.G. Scholar, Department of Agada Tantra, RGGPGAC, Paprola, H.P. * Porf. (Dr). Jaram Singh, HOD, Dept. of Agada Tantra, RGGPGAC, Paprola, H.P. Dr. Rajveer Singh, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Agada Tantra, RGGPGAC, Paprola, H.P. *Corresponding author: [email protected] Received on: 28-05-2022           Accepted: 11-05-2022           Corrected: 29-06-2022 Abstract: Background: Snake bites are common problem of India. 60 species are venomous but, maximum deaths happen after bites from big four including russell’s viper, saw-scaled viper, cobra and common krait. Lack of specific antivenom, inter- and intraspecific differences are major causes of deaths. So, does it mean other options are available? Agada tantra in Ayurveda deals with numbers of formulations includi...
A Comparative Wound Healing Study of Potoladi Ghrita, Jathyadi Ghrita and Positive Control on Rats

A Comparative Wound Healing Study of Potoladi Ghrita, Jathyadi Ghrita and Positive Control on Rats

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* Dr. Suhas H.D., P.G. Scholar, Department of RSBK, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Porf. (Dr). Dinesh Kumar Mishra, HOD, Dept. of RSBK, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Jagadeesh Maiyya, Associate Professor, Dept. of RSBK, ALNRMAMC, Koppa *Corresponding author: [email protected] Received on: 21-04-2022 Accepted: 5-05-2022 Corrected: 25-05-2022 Abstract: Background: Wound is known to human beings since the evolution. Learning of wound healings was result of observations of animals and nature. Disruption of integrity of skin, mucous, membranes and organ tissues due to trauma, infection or any other reasons is referred to as wound. Healing of such wounds is complex phenomenon involving physiological functions and medication at greater level. Materials and Methods: 36 albino rats were randomly selected and they w...
Pharmacognostical Study of Root of Euphorbia heterophylla L., A Folklore Drug

Pharmacognostical Study of Root of Euphorbia heterophylla L., A Folklore Drug

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* Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha, Head, Quality Control Lab., ALNRMAMC, Koppa *Corresponding author: [email protected] Received on: 11-04-2022 Accepted: 15-04-2022 Corrected: 19-04-2022 Background: Number of plants used in folklore medicines have shown promising effects after in vitro and in vivo screenings. Euphorbia heterophylla L. is one that needs proper investigations as stem and leaves are used as purgative and as stomache. Ethnobotanical claims suggest uses of roots as cathartic, emetic and galactogogue. Materials and Methods: The roots were collected locally from Koppa. Macroscopical and microscopical studies were done for both root and powder of roots. Physico-chemical parameters were tested. The preliminary phytochemical tests were done to check presence or absence of p...
Effect of Ingudi Phalamajja Lepa On Vyanga With Special Reference To Melasma

Effect of Ingudi Phalamajja Lepa On Vyanga With Special Reference To Melasma

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* Prof. (Dr.) Milind Hukkeri, ALNRMAMC, Koppa *Corresponding author: dr.milindhukkeri”yahoo.co.in Received on: 15-02-2022 Accepted: 28-02-2022 Corrected: 19-03-2022 Abstract: Background: Melasma is an acquired problem affecting persons with skin type IV-VI. This is correlated with Vyanga in Ayurveda. The prevalence is more in females than males. It may be centrofacial, malar, mandibular and extrafacial as per the position. Many of herbs or herbal formulations are suggested for the condition. They are predominant with ellagic acid, flavonoids, triterpenesaponin etc. Ingudi is rich triterpenesaponin. Materials and Methods: Subjects visiting to Hospital of ALNRMAMC were selected for the study irrespective gender and ethnicity. Thick lepa of Ingudi fruit pulp prepared with cold water was ...
A Review Study on Potential Effects of Chanting of Om/Aum, Maharityunjay Mantra and Gayatri Mantra

A Review Study on Potential Effects of Chanting of Om/Aum, Maharityunjay Mantra and Gayatri Mantra

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*Dr. Rajendra Prasad Pathak, Divisional Ayurvedic & Unani Officer (Retired), Shahjahanpur, UP *Corresponding author: [email protected] Received on: 31-01-2022 Accepted: 12-02-2022 Corrected: 27-02-2022 Abstract: Background: “Indian culture specifically Mantras and their effects have always attracted the world’s scientific groups. Number of researches showing the positive effects on various parts of brain have been published. Still, researches specific to individual mantra is not studied. Present study is an effort to review the studies founded on individual mantra like chanting of Om/Aum, Mahamrityunjay Mantra and Gayatri Mantra. Materials and Methods: According to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) criteria, PubMed databased and ...
Hypertension and Ayurvedic Perspectives

Hypertension and Ayurvedic Perspectives

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*Professor (Dr.) Prashanth Bhat, HOD, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, ALNRMAMC, Koppa *Corresponding Author: [email protected] Received on: 17-12-2021 Accepted: 28-12-2021 Corrected: 16-01-2022 Abstract: Background: “Not all the conditions are treatable by everyone”, some of the conditions should be managed properly. These kind of diseases are called Yapya rogas in Ayurveda, which are difficult to treat. Hypertension is one such Gudalinga Vyadhi, which do not have any reference in Ayurveda literature. Hampering of functioning of the dosha and dhatus results in Hypertension. Materials and Methods: Screening and analysis of research papers, texts and other literary materials from Ayurveda and modern medical science on hypertension. Role of Tridosha in Hypertension: Vyana vayu and Pran...
Effect of Anutaila Pratimarsha Nasya on Vataja Pratishyaya With Special Reference to Atrophic Rhinitis

Effect of Anutaila Pratimarsha Nasya on Vataja Pratishyaya With Special Reference to Atrophic Rhinitis

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Anita B. Kulkarni, Associate Professor, Dept. of Shalakya Tantra, BVVS Ayurved Medical College & Hospital, Bagalkot *Corresponding Author: [email protected] Paper Received: 25-09-2021 Paper Accepted: 30-11-2021 Corrected: 12-12-21 Abstract: Background: Rhinitis is a common heterogeneous disorder with three main phenotypes of rhinitis, allergic, infectious and non-allergic non-infectious. Non-allergic rhinitis is group of chronic rhinitis including drug-induced rhinitis, hormone-induced rhinitis, senile rhinitis, gustatory rhinitis, occupational rhinitis, idiopathic rhinitis and atrophic rhinitis. Atrophic rhinitis is a chronic condition characterized by symptoms of nasal crusting, purulent discharge, nasal obstruction, and halitosis. According to similarities of symptoms, in Ay...
A Clinical Study to Evaluate Efficacy of Lavanbhaskar Churna on Urdhwaga Amplapitta W.S.R. to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

A Clinical Study to Evaluate Efficacy of Lavanbhaskar Churna on Urdhwaga Amplapitta W.S.R. to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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Prof. (Dr.) Mahantesh Salimath, Dept. of ShalyatantraPrincipal, BVVS Ayurved Medical College and Hospital, Bagalkot*Corresponding Author: [email protected] Received: 11-09-21Paper Corrected: 21-10-21 Paper Accepted: 12-11-21 Abstract: Background: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common gastroenterological problem, multifactorial in nature. Individuals’ well beings are affected by various complications as results of reflux of stomach contents. Due to upward movement of undigested food materials, it is also called as Urdhwaga Amlapitta in Ayurveda.Materials and Methods: In a pre-post treatment study design, lavanbhaskar churna was clinically evaluated on 23 patients between age of 18 to 64 years. Patients were having history heartburn in retrosternal area of chest. The...
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...