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Dhirajsingh Rajput

Dhirajsingh Rajput
Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College Hospital and Research center · Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana

M.D., Ph.D., PDCR, DHMM
Research officer (Ayu), CCRAS, New Delhi

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February 2021 - present
Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences
Position
  • Research Officer
June 2018 - January 2021
Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College Hospital and Research center
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Worked as PG and PhD guide as well as Associate Editor in Journal of Indian System of Medicine.
June 2015 - June 2018
Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College Hospital and Research Centre
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Teaching, Research, Ayurveda Medicine manufacturing and Associate Editorial work in Journal of Indian System of Medicine

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Publications (94)
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Materiovigilance is regulatory system to study and follow incidents that might result from using medical devices. To trail the occurrence of untoward effects associated with medical devices as well as to document and prevent their recurrence; the Indian Pharmacopeia Commission initiated Materiovigilance program in India (MvPI) in 2015. Classical te...
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Introduction: Standardization in herbal pharmaceuticals is needed in order to ensure their quality and acceptability of final medicament prepared from them. There are many plants have been suggested in the compendia for Kshara (alkali extract) preparation. Acharya Bhavamishra coined the name of plant Palasha (Butea monosperma Lam.) as Kshara Shrest...
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Honey is a natural product which was known to ancient seers of Ayurveda since Veda period. The nutritional and therapeutic benefits of honey were well known and also documented in authentic texts of Ayurveda. However the abundant availability of honey has gone decreasing since industrialization and deforestation. It has resulted in artificial cultu...
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Background: Alumni studies are considered valuable as such works are done to assess the outcomes of efforts made by faculties of relevant organization and its actual effect in professional life. These studies serve as source of information to increase the effectiveness of related organization and thereby students quality of education. Aim and Objec...
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Background: Shukti (Oyster) is a very commonly occurring calcium form. It is rich source of calcium & minerals. As per text it can be converted into two forms which are bhasma (calcinated ash) and pishti (powdered form without agni).These forms may have different rate of absorption. This needs to be studied. Aim: To study Pharmaceutico-analytical s...
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The pandemic crisis of COVID-19 has brought significant attention towards increasing natural defense mechanism i.e. immunity in order to fight emerging new species of micro-organism. Natural ways to improve immunity include two major components, regular exercise and nutrient diet. The former is physical process and also demand the later and hence h...
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There have been so many pandemics since human civilization. COVID-19 is currently causing a world pandemic, and the pandemic related crises have caused enormous negative impacts on both wealth and health globally. Ayurveda, an ancient medical treatise of human civilization, describes some basic principles as tenets of Pandemics in the name of its c...
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Introduction: Churnakriya has been described in Ayurveda classics under the concept of Bhavana Samskara (process of trituration) where the drug in the powder form is triturated with liquid preparations containing the same ingredients to enhance the potency of drug and dose reduction. Considering Churna Kalpana (powdered drug) where the dose is larg...
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Introduction: Sandhana Kalpana is a distinctive dosage variety in which acidic and alcoholic fermented preparations are formulated. Under fermentation preparations liquid media like decoction, expressed juices etc., sweetening agents, additives, fermentation initiators like Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz. And Madhuca indica Gmel. Or sediment are bring t...
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Background: Bioavailability is the part of an orally administered dose which reaches in the systemic circulation after metabolism. Ayurveda Indian system of medicine uses herbal combination Trikatu in most of the formulation. Piper longum Linn is an ingredient in the Trikatu as considered as a bioavailability enhancer. The antiepileptic drug, Pheny...
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Cervical Radiculopathy (CR), a common cause due to nerve compression. CR occurs when one or more nerves are impaired. When the motor nerves are compressed, it causes pain in the arms. In the cervical radiculopathy, the problem occurs at the brachial plexuses; it also affects the cervical area of the spinal cord. However, the symptoms related to the...
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Cervical Radiculopathy (CR), a common cause due to nerve compression. CR occurs when one or more nerves are impaired. When the motor nerves are compressed, it causes pain in the arms. In the cervical radiculopathy, the problem occurs at the brachial plexuses; it also affects the cervical area of the spinal cord. However, the symptoms related to the...
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Oil extracted from fruits of Semecarpus anacardium Linn. is widely known for its therapeutic utility especially in traditional Indian System of Medicine (ISM). Analytical studies on S. anacardium have established its anti-infective, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties. However, in ISM, a test based on sinking and floating of fruits of S. anacard...
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Infection causing microbes spread through the air, water, contaminated food, cloth, equipment or from infected person to healthy one. The evidence collected on spreading mode of COVID-19 is mostly through skin contact and respiratory droplets. However, just in contact with the microbe is not enough to cause the disease. Reaching the germ to the int...
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Infectious diseases are the disorders caused by pathogenic organisms which are scary because most of us don’t have the sufficient knowledge about them. They are scarier because they can be dangerous and may lead to loss of life. We think about them only if we are health care workers or it happens to ourselves and our close ones. Immunity plays vita...
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Background: Statistics is a branch of modern science which is utilized to find out whether the applied interventions or a change in any observation is due to chance or is an actual effect of intervention. Thus analysis of data of clinical studies through various statistical tests is must for drawing scientific conclusions. However, there are huge d...
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Evolution is continuous process of changes in structural and physiological mechanism in living being. Microbes/pathogens can evolve naturally or artificially and become resistant to various medicines. Novel coronavirus is such evolved pathogen of coronavirus group. Enough strong immunity is needed to prevent or survive from COVID-19 pandemic. Ayurv...
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Background: Medicated oils and ghrita are frequently used in Ayurveda therapeutics for their internal (e.g. Phala Ghrita, Bramhi Ghrita) as well as external application (e.g. Jatyadi Taila, Marichadi Taila). Sesame oil and mustard oil are commonly used as the base oils for such oil based formulations. A special processing of oil known as murchhana...
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Vajikarana (aphrodisiac therapy) mainly deals with the promotion of sexual health, healthy progeny, and treatment of male sexual disorders such as premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and infertility. The formulations described in Ayurveda generally contain ingredients of herbal, herbo-mineral, metal, or animal in origin. Musali or Shweta (...
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Bhavana is an Ayurveda process of triturating a powdered drug with herbal juices or decoction. In classical texts this procedure is narrated to have potential to change or initiate positive therapeutic properties in a formulation. Ayurveda literature also shows that if Bhavana of drug juice is given to the powder of same drug then the final product...
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Trivanga Bhasma is a herbomineral formulation, described in Ayurveda and Rasashastra classics, indicated in Prameha, Madhumeha, Shukrameha, Uterine disease etc. Naga (Lead), Vanga (Tin) and Yashada (Zinc) are its key ingredients. These three metals are gone through the process of Shodhana, Jarana and Marana to preparation of the Bhasma. Different m...
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Background: Medicinal plants have curative properties due to the presence of various complex chemical substances of different compositions, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. In Ayurveda, Lepa Kalpana (local applications) is a widely used formulation in skin disorders and many more diseases. Aim: Th...
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Sootashekhara Rasa is an important formulation in the practice of Ayurveda, Which is used in Amla Pitta(Hyperacidity), Agnimandya(Digestive impairment), Atisara(Diarrhoea), Gulma(Abdominal Lump), Kasa(Cough), Grahani(Malabsorption syndrome) and Rajayakshma(Tuberculosis). Four different formulations with the same name and one Laghu Sootashekhara Ras...
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Background: Haratala is described as the Dhatu visha and it contains arsenic and sulfur. Arsenic is a heavy metal that may lead to acute or chronic heavy metal toxicity. Although Haratala is effective and popular as Rasamanikya, it is not used as Rasayana or therapeutic drug in routine practice either in pure or in Bhasma form. It is used as a main...
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Chyawanprash is a well know Ayurveda formulation mostly utilized to enhance immunity and stamina. In modern era, due to huge demand of this formulation, its large scale preparation in pharmaceutical industry is done by using machines such as Pulp extraction machine and Mawa frying machine. In Ayurveda text i.e. in tradition method, this preparative...
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Though the poisons are harmful and dangerous to life, Ayurveda has mentioned the uses of poisonous drugs therapeutically as medicine after Shodhana procedure. It is stated that strong poisons can be best medicine when used properly in correct therapeutics dose, formulation and a good medicine can also effect adversely if not used for proper person...
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Rasashastra, the pharmaceutical science, deals mainly with the processing and therapeutic utilization of metals and minerals. It aims at designing novel drugs with better curative attributes at minimum doses. Draavak Kalpas (acid formulations prepared by Ayurveda method) are rarely utilized Ayurveda formulations that claim to have specific therapeu...
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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of ( method) in management of manyastambha (Cervical Spondylosis). Total 15 patientswere treated in this randomized clinical study. Statistically results were significant (P<0.001) in criteria like pain, stiffness, flexsion, extension, right and left rotation range of movement. In the presen...
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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of ( method) in management of (Cervical Spondylosis). Total 15 patientswere treated in this randomized clinical study. Statistically results were significant (P<0.001) in criteria like pain, stiffness, flexsion, extension, right and left rotation range of movement. In the present study, 13.3...
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BACKGROUND: Churnakriya has been described in Ayurveda classics under the concept of Bhavana Samskara (process of trituration) where the drug in the powder form is triturated with liquid preparations containing the same ingredients in order to enhance the potency of drug and dose reduction. Considering Churna Kalpana (powdered drug) where the dose...
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Herbs are natural resources for a variety on biochemical products and are used medicinally in different countries; they are the source of many potent and effective drugs. According to retrospective literary review, the combination of Kukkutnaki (Aspidium cicutarium Sw.) and purified Guggulu (Commiphora mukul Hook. Ex Stocks) was first mentioned in...
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BACKGROUND: Kamdudha Rasa is an Ayurvedic herbo-mineral preparation mentioned in classical text Rasaamritam. Kamdudha Rasa (KM) comes under the category of Kharliya Rasayana. Bhavana (levigation) is enumerated as one of the Samskaras (processes) which is helpful for the purpose of bringing about the desired alteration in mentioned drugs. AIM: To pr...
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Though the poisons are harmful and dangerous to life, Ayurveda recommends their therapeutic use after proper shodhana. Shodhana makes changes in the appearance as well as in the effect of the drug. Shodhana of herbs and metals is being used since antiquity. This is therefore important to study the shodhana effects more objectively. Abrin, the toxic...
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Distinguishing features of present book:  Journals provide “Authors guideline” which must be followed while article writing. However such guidelines are only structural instructions and insufficient to answer basic questions such as How author should find a topic? How should he begin his work? How should he scientifically manage his observations?...
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Nasal vestibular furunculosis is a common bacterial skin infection among the general population mostly affecting adults and children.It is characterized by acute localized infection of hair follicle in the skin lining of the nasal vestibule caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Immunodeficiency also plays an important role in recurrent skin and soft tis...
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Rasashastra is a branch of Ayurveda dealing with metals/minerals and few of poisonous drugs in nature. If these drugs unprocessed and used in the formulation, may produce a toxic effect. Hence, to remove or minimize their toxicity and to make them suitable for further process some purification procedures have been found in classics. In various text...
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Review of scholarly articles give a new interpretation of old material or combine new with old interpretations, trace the intellectual progression of the field, including major debates, depending on the situation, evaluate the sources and advise the reader on the most pertinent or relevant research and identify where gaps exist in how a problem has...
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Basic principles are the fundamental concepts which have been repeatedly tested in various ways and are essential to understand related science. Every science has its own fundamental principles. Rasashastra, a branch of Ayurveda is considered as Indian pharmaceutics of herbo-mineral preparations. The principles associated with foundation and develo...
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Arsenical compounds have a long and incredible history of pharmacological utilities in traditional practices. Manahshila is among the three arsenical used in Ayurveda since centuries ago by our ancient sages. It is indicated in various disorders like Kasa, Hikka, Swasa, Chhardi, Visha and Pinasa. It is mentioned as best among the rejuvenating subst...
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Introduction: Tamra Bhasma, one among the herbo-metallic preparations is extensively used in Ayurveda for different conditions. To make it safe to use, Tamra has to pass through a set of classical pharmaceutical procedures including a series of quenching in prescribed liquids, followed by incineration with black sulfide of mercury and herbal juice...