Indian Herbal Remedies: Rational Western Therapy, Ayurvedic and Other Traditional Usage, Botany

This superbly illustrated A-Z advisor to trendy and conventional Indian natural treatments brings jointly info from a number of authoritative resources within the type of a hugely based and well-written reference paintings. Entries for every medicinal plant describe classical Ayurvedic and Unani makes use of, examine smooth findings and functions, including their pharmacology and healing ideas in an evidence-based technique. info resources contain: German fee E, US Pharmacopoeia/National Formulary, and the WHO. The ensuing paintings highlights the possibility of Indian herbs for Western medication through putting findings on a systematic platform. Over two hundred full-colour photos and 50 drawings illustrate the plants.

Includes ayurvedic natural drugs

More than one hundred fifty basic and greater than 500 plant species are covered

Easy-to-use and hugely based entries

Detailed info on conventional use and sleek evidence-based scientific application

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Zero, ash 6. 6, solvent extractives four. 2, lignin 29. four, pentosans 27. 7, uronic anhydrides three. five, cellulose 26. 6, methoxyl content material five. 6, and nitrogen o. eleven percent. The pentosans of the shell are mostly xylosans. A polysaccharide issue remoted from coconut water is located to be immunogenic; oil from coconut shell fibre antimicrobial; leaf diuretic; endosperm aperient, anthelmintic; oil from endosperm antiseptic; water of gentle fruit, root and endosperm are came upon efficacious in urinary affections. The impression of alcoholic extract of coconut shell, 2 % ointment with petroleum jelly as an exterior medicine, on 31 instances used to be saw at CCRAS, Trivendrum, in the course of 1987. 23 situations have been thoroughly cured with no relapse of the court cases. indicators flared up in the course of the moment week of therapy in four circumstances. All different sufferers tolerated the exterior program with out side-effects. The extracts of shell fibres on pyrolysis, at 16o- 24o measure temperature, yielded a fragment which confirmed optimum antimicrobial task. On extra purification with ether, it yielded an oily liquid, which was once chanced on to be hugely energetic opposed to six forms of fungal organisms Aspergillus niger, Penicillium chrysogenum, Candida albicans, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Rhizoctonia solani and R. betaticola. The task used to be came across to be end result of the oily liquid and never the aqueous component. ColchicaceaeCOLCHICUM Colchicum autumnale Linn. Colchicum luteum BakerHabitat Temperate Himalaya from Kashmir to the Himachal Pradesh at 700-2800 m. Classical & universal names Ayurvedic: Hiranyatuttha. Unani: Suranjaan talkh. English: Hermodactyls, Colchicum, Meadow Saffron. Golden Collyrium (Indian alternative. ) components used Corm. Dose Powder (sweet sort) 1-3 g. day-by-day dose of colchicine content material mustn't ever exceed eight mg. Classical use Yellow or black style, often called Suranjaan talkh, is utilized in Unani drugs externally in swellings, rheumatic affections. Internally, the white sort, referred to as Suranjaan shireen, equated with Merendera persica, is used as an anti inflammatory drug. Majoon-e- Suranjaan, Sufoof-e-Suranjaan Zafrani and Habb- e-Suranjaan are given in rheumatism, gout, sciatica, arthritis; and come over the counter. most of these compounds include the candy number of Suranjaan. lively ideas and pharmacology Colchium comprises tropolone alkaloids: colchicine, colchicoside and N-deacetyl-N-formyl-colch- icine. Colchicine analogs deacetyl thiocolchicine (DTC), deacetymethyl-colchicine (DMC) and tri- methyl-colchicinic acid (TMCA) have been stumbled on potent within the remedy of gout; DMC and DTC may well elicit agranulocytosis. Use in Western natural Colchicum autumnale, referred to as Meadow Saffron, is utilized in the West. John Gerard (1545-1612) wrote of it: "The roots of Hermodactyls are safely given to people who have the gout. The powder of ginger, anise seed or cumine seed, and a bit masticke right the churlish operating of the Hermodactyls. those that have eaten of the typical Meadow Saffron needs to drink the milke of a cow, otherwise dying shortly ensueth...

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