Deepshikha Arya

Deepshikha Arya
Central Council for Research in Ayurveda & Siddha | CCRAS · botany

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BACKGROUND: Majority of the people in developing countries depend upon traditional medicine (TM) for their healthcare. Many local traditional healers in the Uttarakhand region are providing treatment for various ailments by using medicinal plants successfully. Present study aimed to collect and document the folklore claims practiced in the regio...
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Air pollution is one of the major causes of widespread disease manifestation in current era. Surprisingly, a treatise of an Indian Traditional Medicine, i.e. Ayurveda, has mentioned an identical condition centuries ago, under the name of Janapadodhwamsa. Here, Janapada means a locality or area and Uddhwamsa means destruction. Thus, Janapadodhwamsa...
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Introduction: Indian medical science (Ayurveda) has been incorporated as a part of Indian traditions. At present where health for all is a major challenge, re vitalization for this ancient Indian pattern of understanding and incorporating health with tradition will be a great benefit. Aim of study: To conceptualize and analyse the Sair festival pra...
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Introduction: Trillium govanianum Wall ex D. Don is a promising medicinal plant of Himalayan region. During the last decades the medicinal plant is in high demand. Locally the plant is known as nagchatri. Aim: The present study has been carried out to assess the quantum extraction and status, trade and conservation of this species. Material and Met...
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Introduction: Trillium govanianum Wall ex D. Don is a promising medicinal plant of Himalayan region. During the last decades the medicinal plant is in high demand. Locally the plant is known as nagchatri. Aim: The present study has been carried out to assess the quantum extraction and status, trade and conservation of this species. Material and Met...
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Due to the extreme inhospitable conditions, tribal communities are dependent on collection and trade of medicinal plants, and they have gradually become familiar with the healing properties of the available plants. The Tharu tribe is a most popular tribe of India and Nepal. A smaller number of Tharu live in India, mostly in in Udham Singh Nagar Dis...
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Rudanti is one of the four major Rasayanas described in Sharangdhar Samhita. Rudanti has been a controversial plant in terms of its identification. Different plants are being used in different parts of country as Rudanti like Astragalus species, Capparis mooni and cressa cretica etc. the present study reviewed and tried to identify the noble herb b...
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A large population (70%) of Kumaun Himalayan region is largely depends upon agriculture for their livelihood. In the community, various conventional crops and their cropping methods are prevalent since long time. These agro-biodiversity systems are responsible for maintaining soil fertility, socio-cultural and religious rituals variously. But due t...
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The shoot diameter and shoot length extension growth studied in 10 tree species occurring between 350 to 2500 m elevation in the Kumaun Himalaya. Effects of temperature on shoot growth were studied under natural conditions. Shoot length growth was significantly affected by the temperature during shoot elongation (p<0.01). The optimum temperature fo...
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The present study deals with populations, trade and conservation aspect of Picrorhiza kurroa. It is a rare and endangered medicinal plant useful in curing many diseases. The study reveals poor relative density of the species in almost all the populations, suggesting the need of careful and immediate conservation of the plant. It is dubious that the...
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The present study deals on crude drug marketing in Tanakpur market, a virgin mandi of Uttarakhand. Survey of Tanakpur mandi was carried out in 2005 and 2008. A complete data of crude drugs in trade was gathered, 65 crude drug samples were collected from different traders of Tanakpur for authentication on taxonomical basis. After critical evaluation...

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