Kartar Dhiman

Kartar Dhiman
Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences · Ayurveda

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Introduction: Ayurvedic formulations have been used in India for thousands of years to promote health, physical fit�ness and endurance. This on-going clinical trial assesses the efficacy and safety of one such formulation Ayush Rasayana.
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Background: Ayurveda is widely practiced in South Asia in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of these secondary data analyses were to identify the most relevant variables for treatment response and group differences between Ayurvedic therapy compared to conventional therapy in knee OA patients. Methods: A total of 151 patients (Ayurve...
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Abstract: BACKGROUND: The scheduled caste (SC) population of India, especially women and children, lags behind others in the health scenario and the problem should be addressed with emergency concern. AIM: The aim of this article is to describe the health-related demography of women and children of SC population in selected areas of Thiruvananthap...
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INTRODUCTION: Healthcare workers (HCWs) are high-risk individuals in the management of epidemics caused by highly contagious disorders such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Standard of care (SOC) for the prevention of exposure can be greatly supported with SOC measures to improve the immune response. The purpose of this study was to evaluate...
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INTRODUCTION: Healthcare workers (HCWs) are high-risk individuals in the management of epidemics caused by highly contagious disorders such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Standard of care (SOC) for the prevention of exposure can be greatly supported with SOC measures to improve the immune response. The purpose of this study was to evaluate...
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Background: The evidence on the efficacy and safety of Ayurveda interventions as an add-on to the standard conventional care for coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is limited. Aim and objective: This study was planned to explore the potential of AYUSH-64 as an add-on to conventional care in improving the clinical recovery and negative reverse t...
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Objective: To assess the efficacy and safety of Chyawanprash in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection among health care personnel working at COVID-19 isolation ward. Setting: A hospital designated as COVID-19 care centre in Delhi, India Participants: Apparently healthy health care workers (HCWs) of age 20 to 60 years who were RT PCR negative and asymptom...
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Background: A study titled 'Integration of AYUSH (Ayurveda) with National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)' implemented in India in three districts of three states, namely Bhilwara (Rajasthan), Gaya (Bihar), and Surendranagar (Gujarat) since 2015 for the management of various non...
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Background: In a developing country like India, which has 10.11% population of >60 years age and a projection of rise of the same by 300% in 2050, health care of elderly is an enormous challenge. The developed world has evolved many models for elderly care, for example, nursing home care, health insurance, etc. Indian Government has also taken mult...
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Diabetes a common physiological disorder widely affecting human health being in all over the world. It is caused due to less secretion of Insulin to absorb blood glucose or excessive deposition of glucose in blood cells. This is caused due to excessive strain, tension or life style. It is manageable by certain short of meditation, physical exercise...
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Background: India follows a pluralistic system for strategic and focused health care delivery in which traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa, and homoeopathy (AYUSH) coexist with contemporary medicine, and this system functions under the Ministry of AYUSH (MoA). The MoA developed a mobile...
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Background: India follows a pluralistic system for strategic and focused health care delivery in which traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa, and homoeopathy (AYUSH) coexist with contemporary medicine, and this system functions under the Ministry of AYUSH (MoA). The MoA developed a mobile...
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Background: Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 is Janapadoddhwamsa Vikara (epidemic disease) in Ayurveda, where Rasayana drugs (immunomodulators or rejuvenating therapy) have been advocated for controlling the diseases. Therefore, Guduchi Ghan Vati, containing a drug Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), a plant is selected for prevention of COVID-19. Objectives: To...
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AYUSH Sanjivani is a mobile application launched by the Ministry of AYUSH (MoA) to gather information regarding the utilization of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) advocacies for the prevention of COVID-19 infection. A cross-sectional analysis of the data generated through this mobile application has been performed and presente...
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Background: The evidence on the efficacy and safety of Ayurveda interventions as add-on to the standard conventional care for COVID-19 is limited. This study was planned to explore the potential of AYUSH-64 as add-on to conventional care in improving the clinical recovery and negative RT-PCR conversion in asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases. Mater...
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Background: Currently, there is no approved treatment for the management of COVID-19 pandemic. Drug repurposing of existing medications could be a possible way to find out a novel therapeutic entity to combat the COVID-19.Objectives: To determine the clinical effectiveness and safety profile of an Ayurveda Intervention (Guduchighan Vati) in asympto...
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Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid19) occurs after exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV2). For persons who are at high risk of exposure, the standard of care is personal protection from getting infected. Whether Ayurvedic rasayana drug like Chyawanprash can prevent symptomatic infection in frontline health c...
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Background Outbreak of Corona Virus Disease in late 2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic global Public health emergency. Since there is no approved anti-viral drug or vaccine declared for the disease and investigating existing drugs against the COVID-19. Objective AYUSH-64 is an Ayurvedic formulation, developed and patented by Central Council of...
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Makaradhwaja is a mercury-based formulation, frequently being used by Ayurveda professionals in the management of various diseases. However, quality and safety concerns are being witnessed in the recent past on these traditional formulations, which are letting down reputation of the system. Thus manufacturing of quality formulations, establishing p...
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BACKGROUND India follows a pluralistic system for strategic and focused health care delivery, where the traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa, and Homoeopathy co-exist with Contemporary medicine and functions under the Ministry of AYUSH (MoA). The MoA had developed a mobile application - A...
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Background India follows a pluralistic system for strategic and focused health care delivery in which traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa, and homoeopathy (AYUSH) coexist with contemporary medicine, and this system functions under the Ministry of AYUSH (MoA). The MoA developed a mobile a...
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The aim of the case study is to evaluate the efficacy of Leech therapy along with ayurvedic treatment in Alopecia areata (Indralupta). It is prospective interventional case report on alopecia areata treated with leech therapy and ayurvedic formulations. Using a subjective evaluation, an improvement in growth of hair on bald patches over scalp regio...
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Aim: Tripura is a state with a rich biodiversity. Many rural and tribal communities of the Unakoti district of Tripura are depending on traditional systems for the treatment of ailments. The present work has been carried out to document the local health traditions (LHTs) with the help of traditional healers and uses of locally available medicinal p...
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Background: The word Rasa-sindoor was first mentioned in Rasendra Chintamani. Rasa-sindoor is therapeutically very effective and being indicated in various diseases. It is a mercury- and sulfur-based Rasaushadhis (herbomineral/metallic preparations) prepared by the Kupi Pakva procedure. Here an attempt has been made to prepare and understand its ch...
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Paper deals with the therapeutically important medicinal plants from Ambedkar Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar and Shiddharth Nagar forest divisions of Uttar Pradesh. Exploration of the forest areas of three adjoining districts have been carried out during 2014 and 2016. During exploration records of therapeutically important medicinal plants with its Globa...
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Paper deals with the distribution of medicinal plants in Balrampur, Gonda and Shravasti districts of Uttar Pradesh. The study areas are falling under Upper Gangetic plains bordering with Nepal in Himalayas, Shiddharthnagar and Basti districts in the east, Baharaich in the west and Barabanki and Faizabad districts in south separated by the river Gha...
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Aim: Tripura is a small state of the northeastern part of India. The floral biodiversity is playing an important role in the traditional system of treatment in tribal and rural population. The research pertaining to the use of medicinal plants in ethnomedico botany and formulations of study area is limited. The Medico Ethno Botanical Survey (MEBS)...
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Aim: The present study aims to develop pharmacognostical standards, the standard operating procedure (SOP), and analytical profiling including the physicochemical analysis of Chaturbhadra Kvath Churna, an Ayurvedic formulation. Materials and methods: The pharmacognostical (macroscopy, microscopy, and powder drug analysis), thin-layer chromatography...
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Aim: Documentation of local health traditions (LHT) during the Medico Ethno Botanical Survey (MEBS) by the Regional Ayurveda Research Institute (RARI), Itanagar, was conducted in the remote forests and rural areas of Kanchanpur subdivision of North Tripura. Rural and tribal populace residing in the nearby forest locality is dependent largely on the...
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Background Influenza-like illness (ILI)refers to a wide range of viral infections with an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The global incidence of ILI is estimated at 5-10% in adults and 20-30% in children. In India influenza accounts for 20-42% of monthly acute medical illness hospitalizations during the peak rainy season. AYU...
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Abstract Aim: The present study is to document the information on local health traditions used for various human and animal diseases by traditional healers of Koppal district, Karnataka, India. Materials and methods: Seasonal ethnomedicobotanical (EMB) Survey has been conducted in Koppal district Karnataka during 2013 to 2014 to document the local...
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Through Golden Triangle Partnership Scheme (GTP) coordinated by CCRAS – Ministry of AYUSH generated evidences on quality (chemical characterization) and safety profiles of eight most commonly used metal and mineral based medicines in clinical practice in collaboration with CSIR and ICMR. The research outcome comprising information on four formulati...
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Through Golden Triangle Partnership Scheme (GTP) coordinated by CCRAS – Ministry of AYUSH generated evidences on quality (chemical characterization) and safety profiles of eight most commonly used metal and mineral based medicines in clinical practice in collaboration with CSIR and ICMR. The research outcome comprising information on four formulati...
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Through Golden Triangle Partnership Scheme (GTP) coordinated by CCRAS – Ministry of AYUSH generated evidences on quality (chemical characterization) and safety profiles of eight most commonly used metal and mineral based medicines in clinical practice in collaboration with CSIR and ICMR. The research outcome comprising information on four formulati...
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History of Indian medical heritage is due to receive serious attention from historians. There is need to fill in this gap by writing narratives based on primary evidences such as inscriptions, manuscripts and other intangible sources like oral traditions, etc. Among them, inscriptions play a crucial role in chronicling the development of Indian med...
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Background: In a developing country like India, which has 10.11% population of >60 years age and a projection of rise of the same by 300% in 2050, health care of elderly is an enormous challenge. The developed world has evolved many models for elderly care, for example, nursing home care, health insurance, etc. Indian Government has also taken mul...
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Background: Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle‑related disorder that affects around 422 million individuals in India. Integration of AYUSH (Ayurveda) with the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) was conceived on pilot basis at Gaya, Bihar, to provide integrative treatment for no...
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Aim: Tripura is a small state of the northeastern part of India. The floral biodiversity is playing an important role in the traditional system of treatment in tribal and rural population. The research pertaining to the use of medicinal plants in ethnomedico botany and formulations of study area is limited. The Medico Ethno Botanical Survey (MEBS)...
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Aim: Critical review and botanical identification of drugs mentioned in the lexicon portion of the Jayadatta’s text on horse diseases. Identify new synonyms of the drugs that are not mentioned in classical lexicons such as Bhāvaprakāśa, Kaiyyadeva, Madanapāla, Dhanvantari, etc. Background: Aśvavaidyakanighaṇṭu is part of the text “Aśvavaidyakam” wr...
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Background: Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle‑related disorder that affects around 422 million individuals in India. Integration of AYUSH (Ayurveda) with the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) was conceived on pilot basis at Gaya, Bihar, to provide integrative treatment for...
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Introduction: Pain is a common and complex symptom of cancer having physical, social, spiritual and psychological aspects. Approximately 70%–80% of cancer patients experiences pain, as reported in India. Ayurveda recommends use of Shodhita (Processed) Bhanga (Cannabis) for the management of pain but no research yet carried out on its clinical effec...
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Through Golden Triangle Partnership Scheme (GTP) coordinated by CCRAS – Ministry of AYUSH generated evidences on quality (chemical characterization) and safety profiles of eight most commonly used metal and mineral based medicines in clinical practice in collaboration with CSIR and ICMR. The research outcome comprising information on four formulati...
Technical Report
Through Golden Triangle Partnership Scheme (GTP) coordinated by CCRAS – Ministry of AYUSH generated evidences on quality (chemical characterization) and safety profiles of eight most commonly used metal and mineral based medicines in clinical practice in collaboration with CSIR and ICMR. The research outcome comprising information on four formulati...
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Objective: The objective of this study was standardization and Chemical characterization of rasamanikya prepared as per standard operating procedures (SOP) mentioned in the classical text. Methods: Rasamanikya was prepared by putting churnodaka shodhita haratala (Orpiment-As2S3) between two abhraka (white mica) sheets which are heated for a while t...
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This publication is a document intended work as a handbook for understanding skin diseases mentioned in Ayurveda includinf Kushta, Visararpa, Kshudra Roga pertaining to skin, Shitapitta etc. The book is intended to be used a textbook, an assessment tool and for accurate Dosha based diagnosis of skin diseases mentioned in Ayurveda.
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Background: Designing health care policies and programmes requires knowledge about health care seeking behavior so that that appropriate intervention can be planned. Health care seeking behavior is a complex outcome of many factors operating at various levels including availability and accessibility of healthcare services. Dependent on these determ...
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Background: Computer vision syndrome (CVS), also referred to as digital eye strain, describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged use of a computer, tablet, e-reader, and cell phone. According to Ayurveda, this type of exposure to Tejas (light) along with some unwholesome diet and regimen leads to vitiation of Pitt...