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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...
Clinical Evaluation of Prasarini Taila in Management of Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Clinical Evaluation of Prasarini Taila in Management of Iliotibial Band Syndrome

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* Professor (Dr.) H.M. Harisha, Principal, Ashwini Ayurvedic Medical College & Research Centre, Tumkur*Corresponding author: [email protected] Received: 16-07-2021 Paper Corrected: 25-09-2021 Accepted: 30-9-21 Abstract: Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is an overuse injury usually observed in athletes, rickshaw-pullers, farm-workers etc. Thickening and inflammation of iliotibial band causes pain in lateral femoral condyle or sometimes in hip too. Number of medication techniques are used for treatment including pain-killers, physiotherapy, massage etc. The clinical evaluation of massage with medicated mentioned in Ayurvedic texts is not done in details. Materials and Methods: The formulation was prepared in in pharmacy of Ashwini Ayurvedic Medical College & Research Centre ...
Legal Liabilities of Referrals With Special Reference to Outward Referrals

Legal Liabilities of Referrals With Special Reference to Outward Referrals

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* Nishant Kumar Jha, Advocate-on-Record, Patna High Court*Corresponding author: [email protected] Received: 29-06-2021 Paper Corrected: 31-07-2021 Accepted: 07-08-21 Abstract: Indian laws applicable to healthcare system undoubtedly infer to quality care to patients to be on safer side. Referring to specialists for second opinion or better handling to case is part of such care. Medically, it is termed as referral. It may be outward or inward depending upon nature of referrals. Outward referrals are legally important as any failure to follow protocols or untimely referrals causing harm to patients is subject of legal proceedings. Intentional failures in referral is covered under negligent treatment or wrong diagnosis or delayed diagnosis. Reasons of Referral: Prognosis is in core o...
A Clinical Evaluation of Hartakyadi Lehya on Kaphaja Kasa

A Clinical Evaluation of Hartakyadi Lehya on Kaphaja Kasa

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* Prof. (Dr.) Milind Hukkeri, Dept. of RS&BK, ALNRMAMC, Koppa*Corresponding author: [email protected] Received: 21-06-2021  Paper Corrected: 29-07-2021  Accepted: 04-08-21 Abstract: Kaphaja kasa is one of Kasa caused by obstruction in circulation of vayu due to heavy foods’ intake, inactive lifestyle and over sleeping. Cough, sore throat, lack of appetite, sneezing etc. are signs and symptoms. Many of herbs or herbal formulations are indicated in Ayurveda for Kaphaja Kasa having inhibitory effects on cough reflex, mucolytic effects and immunomodulatory effects. Haritakyadi lehya is one of that with combination of of Haritaki, Bhumiamalaki, Amalaki, Bhadramusta and Pippali with honey.Materials and Methods: The formulation was given to patients visiting OPD of ALNRMAMC hosp...