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Pradeep Prajapati

Pradeep Prajapati
All india institute of Ayurveda sarita vihar New Delhi · Rasa shastra and BK

M D (Ayu), Ph.D
Director incharge PCIMH

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October 2018 - present
Indian Medicines Pharmaceutical Corporation Ltd. Mohan, Almora ,Utarakhand
Position
  • Managing Director
Description
  • additional charge
September 2016 - present
All INDIA INSTITUTE OF AYURVEDA SARITA VIHAR
Position
  • Professor & Head Department of RS&BK
April 2015 - September 2016
Institute of Post Graduate Teaching & Research In Ayurveda
Position
  • Managing Director
Education
August 1991 - March 1997
Banaras Hindu University
Field of study
  • Ayurveda RS&BK
October 1984 - December 1989
Gurukul kangri haridwar
Field of study
  • Ayurveda

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Publications (441)
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The second wave of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused severe infections with high mortality. An increase in the cases of COVID-19-associated mucormycosis (CAM) was reported predominantly in India. Commonly present in immunocompromised individuals, mucormycosis is often a life-threatening condition. Confounding factors and molecular mechanis...
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Purpose of Review Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub. is an Indian traditional medicinal tree, aka “flame of forest,” “palash,” “bastard teak,” and “dhak.” The family comprises 630 genera and 18,000 species distributed throughout Asian countries. It is traditionally used since the Vedic era for different therapeutic purposes in various parts of India. Th...
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Chyawanprash (CP) is one of the most revered, effective, and best-selling health supplements of Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine, which is high on the trust and health quotient among Indian consumers. CP is an ancient synergistic blend of around fifty (50) medicinal herbs, herbal extracts with jam-like consistency, traditionally used to improve...
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Scholars of ancient Ayurveda (Indian system of medicine) were extremely reasonable and had strong scienti c rationality in fundamental concepts, which are also applied to drug manufacture and therapy. Bhavana is a unique traditional method of transformation of raw material/substances into the drug by levigation or wet grinding of powdered drugs wit...
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COVID's Omicron variant has sparked a slew of concerns across the globe. This review aims to provide a brief overview of what we know about the Omicron variant right now.The new variant has been discovered in 149 countries across all 6 World Health Organization (WHO) regions since its discovery in South Africa on the 24th November, 2021 and became...
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The ²⁶Al abundance holds a special role in present-day astrophysics, since it is a probe of active nucleosynthesis in the Galaxy and a valuable constraint of Galactic core-collapse supernovae rate. It is estimated through the detection of the 1809-keV γ-line of the daughter ²⁶Mg and from the superabundance of ²⁶Mg in comparison with the most abunda...
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Ayurveda focuses upon preventing and promoting health along with curing of diseases in a systematic way. Ayurvedic literature has numerous single and compound plant-based, herbo-mineral, herbo-metallic formulations for general well being and in disease-specifi c conditions relating to geriatrics. Rasayana is a specialized branch that deals with the...
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Kajjali (black sulphide of mercury) is a frequently used compound in Ayurveda therapeutics and known to be a prime compound in various rasa medicines. Due to the variety of medicinal properties described in ancient rasashastra literature, kajjali has been used in internal and external treatments. Though the kajjali is included in malahara which is...
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Bhallataka Taila (Oil) is extracted with the help of Patala Yantra. It is one of the important formulations in Ayurveda pharmaceutics. Shelf life for various dosage forms are described in Ayurveda classics. In the current scenario, the amendment of Rule No. 161-B of the Drugs and Cosmetic Act 1940, specifies the maximum shelf life of Ayurvedic form...
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Background: Natural resources have always been the stepping stone in the advancement of modern medicine and the knowledge of the various traditional system of medicine has played a very crucial role in it. However, due to overexploitation of some drugs has led to the endangerment of them. Objective: The present review describes the cultivation and...
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Guduchi ( Tinospora cordifolia [Willd.] Miers) is a flagship rejuvenating herb of Ayurveda with reported anti-diabetic potential. In the present study, different dosage forms of Guduchi stem (growing on neem tree) were developed by adopting Ayurvedic pharmaceutical process of Bhavana (levigation). Guduchi Churna (GC) was subjected to 07 times Bhava...
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Introduction: Herbal plants are known for their anti-oxidant and other various therapeutic activities. Mostly the active chemical moieties of the herbal plants are flavonoids in nature. In the present study, Calotropis procera was evaluated for its anti-oxidant and anti-diabetic activity. Materials and Methods: First the ethanolic extract of leaves...
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The given study describes the formulation of nanoparticles and its delivery in the form of nanoparticles. Olanzapine is one of the most prescribed drug for the treatment of Schizophrenia. It belongs to 2 nd generation antipsychotics. Olanzapine belongs to BCS class II and possess low solubility, So the aim of this study was to formulate and optimis...
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Background: Abrin is a type of ribosome-inactivating protein that inhibits eukaryotic protein synthesis which leads to apoptosis and cell death. Abrin is isolated from the plant Abrus precatorius L. (A. precatorius) it is a valuable plant from the family Fabaceae. It is commonly known as Gunja or Jequirity, it is found easily throughout India mainl...
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Parpati Kalpana is one of the famous Kalpanas of Rasashastra which is widely used and considered as a boon for digestive disorders. The Parpati name is given to this Kalpana as per its Papad or Parpata – thin flake – like appearance. Parpati Kalpana is mainly divided into Sagandha and Nirgandha Parpati Kalpana. Rasa Parpati is the type of Sagandha...
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There is rising global interest toward herbal or traditional medicines due to their natural origin and lesser side effects than conventional synthetic drugs that have been described with unwanted but unavoidable side effects. Therefore herbal therapies are being preferred over conventional treatments as an effective remedy of many brain disorders....
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Background: Natural resources have always been the stepping stone in the advancement of modern medicine and the knowledge of the various traditional system of medicine has played a very crucial role in it. Objective: The present review describes different pharmacological activities of the phytoconstituents found in the C. sativa. Result and Discuss...
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Plants and herbs are being used for the treatment of various diseases since ancient time due to their efficacy and availability. According to the World Health Organization, 80 % world population use herbs or medicinal plants in one or the other way as vegetables, spices, and medicines. These drugs can be used internally and externally to treat vari...
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Purpose of Review Genomics has ushered in a phase of predictive, preventive and personalized medicine (PM), and several attempts are being made to detect genetic variations that are responsible for susceptibility to diseases and varied response to medications, however, have met with only a limited success. Ancient Indian system of medicine, Ayurved...
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Shodhana process in rasashastra is a mandatory process for each material prior to use in herbo-mineral pharmaceutical preparations. Although different types of mercury (Hg) shodhana"processes are described in rasashastra, in Sri Lanka, Ayurveda herbo-mineral manufacturers use a three-step method with Allium sativum extract, Piper betel extract and...
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Swarasa is primary dosage form of Ayurvedic pharmaceutics which is useful in preparation of various secondary formulations. Scattered description of such formulations in Ayurveda classics leads great difficulties for Ayurveda learners and practitioners. Charaka Samhita, one of the fundamental Ayurveda classics, comprises lots of secondary formulati...
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Background Honey is being used in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, especially in Indian Ayurvedic Medicine, as an adjuvant and supplement in diabetes mellitus treatment since immemorial times. In recent times, the use of honey has experienced a renewed interest in the context of diabetes treatment because of the rise in the accessibility of...
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Quality control of Ayurvedic medicines though being the need of the hour, is an arduous task. As Ayurveda encompasses the use of drug as a whole which leads to generation of a complex matrix. In such a scenario, selective and sensitive sophisticated analytical tools alone cannot serve the purpose. Besides, the ancient science of medicine is sensory...
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In the network of reactions present in the Big Bang nucleosynthesis, the ³ He(n, p) ³ H reaction has an important role which impacts the final ⁷ Li abundance. The Trojan Horse Method (THM) has been applied to the ³ He(d, pt)H reaction in order to extract the astrophysical S(E)-factor of the ³ He(n, p) ³ H reaction in the Gamow energy range. The exp...
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Nuclear reactions play a key role in the framework of the Big Bang Nucleosynthesis. A network of 12 principal reactions has been identified as the main path that drove the elemental nucleosynthesis in the first 20 min of the history of the Universe. Among them an important role is played by neutron-induced reactions, which, from an experimental poi...
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Introduction: Bhallataka (Semecarpus anacardium L.), commonly known as "marking nut," has vast applicability in indigenous system of medicine and is indicated in many ailments such as skin disorders, tumors and malignant growth, fungal disease, excessive menstruation, vaginal discharge, fever, hemoptysis, constipation, and intestinal parasites. Abo...
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Background: The initiation of tobacco addiction is complex, and several factors contribute to the onset of this behavior. It is presumed that the influence of family environment may pose a key factor in tobacco addiction. Tobacco-use has been highly observed in the Jamnagar district of Saurashtra region of Gujarat, India. No earlier study has focus...
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Objective: Shelf life is the period during which the potency (Virya) of a drug remains unaffected due to environmental factors or from microbial contamination. Considering the growing popularity of Ayurveda products, it becomes important to maintain the quality of all such products. Shelf life is one of the essential components under quality and ne...
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Background: Majority of the population relies on traditional medicines for many of their health related problems. Particularly individuals with chronic illness like diabetes mellitus (DM) are more likely to simultaneously use herbal medicines. Many of such users believe that traditional medicines are natural and therefore safe, but this is a dange...
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In the network of reactions present in the Big Bang nucleosynthesis, the ³ He(n, p) ³ H has an important role which impacts the final ⁷Li abundance. The Trojan Horse Method (THM) has been applied to the ³He(d, pt)H reaction in order to extract the astrophysical S(E)-factor of the ³He(n, p ) ³ H in the Gamow energy range. The experiment will be desc...
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Background: The concept of Saviryata Avadhi (shelf life) of different Ayurveda dosage forms is well described in Sharngadhara saṃhita. Shelf life is an important component and is mandatory to be displayed on the label of all medicinal products. This is also applicable to Ayurveda; thus, it becomes essential to establish shelf life of formulations t...
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Background: Shelf life is the length of time, after which all substances starts to degrade in their qualities and become unsuitable for consumption or sale. Every product has definite shelf life, which depends on various physical, chemical, environmental, and biological factors. Shelf life of various compound formulations was clarified in the class...
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Background: Guḍuchi Satva is frequently utilized drug among Ayurvedic physicians for conditions such as Jvara (fever), Daha (burning sensation) and other Pitta predominant conditions. Because of its numerous medicinal attributes, many pharmaceutical companies are manufacturing this formulation. This article is intended to check the difference in or...
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Chyawanprash (CP) is an Ayurvedic health supplement which is made up of a super-concentrated blend of nutrient-rich herbs and minerals. It is meant to restore drained reserves of life force (ojas) and to preserve strength, stamina, and vitality, while stalling the course of aging. Chyawanprash is formulated by processing around 50 medicinal herbs a...
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Ayurveda has given prime importance to Mutravaha srotas (urinary system) and Srotogata vikaras (urinary disorders). Acharyas of Ayurveda has described many aspects of Mutravaha srotasa (urinary system) and described diseases pertaining to it. Mulaka (Raphanus sativus Linn.) belongs to family Brasicassea, traditionally being used in kidney disorders...
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Introduction: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disorder prevalent worldwide among elderly populations. Owing to limited efficacy, side effects and poor patient compliance for current rationally designed therapies, options are being searched from alternate therapies such as Indian (Ayurvedic), Chinese or other traditional...
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Background: Steroidal and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents have several limitations, due to which people are moving towards use of traditional medicines. Considering this, the current attempt is aimed to evaluate in vivo anti-inflammatory effect of a poly-herbal formulation Śirīṣāvaleha prepared in presence of water and Kanji (sour gruel). Ka...
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Background: In the reduction of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) the lipid lowering activity of herbs plays an important role, especially where there is relation between low density lipoprotein (LDL) reduction and decreased CVD mortality. Thus, all over the world various medicinal plants are being screened for their lipid lowering activity by the phy...
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Vitiligo is a common autoimmune pigmentary disorder of great socio-medical importance. It is characterized by white spots appeared on the skin due to melanocytes deficiency. It can be correlated with Shvitra in Ayurveda. Due to side effects and limitation of the contemporary science, some harmless and effective medicines are expected from Alternati...
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Analytical study of KukkutandaTwak Bhasma (Incinerated hen egg shell), an Ayurvedic medicine used to treat Leucorrhoea and other disorders. This study helps to find out role of incineration process during preparation of bhasma with different medias.
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Neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, depression, epilepsy, schizophrenia, and anxiety pose a major public health problem and are associated with the considerable burden of disease, suicides, physical comorbidities, high economic costs, and poor quality of life. There is a recent upsurge...
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Psoralea corylifolia Linn. belonging to Fabaceae family is an important endangered plant that has been therapeutically used to treat different pathological manifestations since ages. It is commonly known as Bakuchi in Sanskrit. Though it is an important plant, till date, no pharmacognostical reports have been available on its seed. A lot of adulter...
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CONTEXT: The different dosage forms of Ayurveda are mostly prepared in the presence of Jala (water) as Drava dravya (extracting medium). Transfer of the medicinal properties of any Dravya (drug) is done on the virtue of Drava dravya (liquid medium). Screening through the classics reveal that seers used Drava such as Kshira (cow's milk), Gomutra (co...
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Bhallataka Phala (fruit of Semecarpus anacardium L.), is a well-known anti-hyperlipidaemic drug. Bhallataka is described in all Ayurvedic classics as Rasayana and advocated for various therapeutic purposes such as Kushtha (skin diseases), Arsha (piles), Krimi (worm infestations), Prameha (urine disorders), Medodosha (lipid disorders), etc. Though i...
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Nanotechnology is the newly emerging science in the medical field similarly Ayurvedic medications and therapies are getting in trend due to their safety and efficacy. However, delivery of Ayurvedic drugs requires modification for their global acceptance because traditional formulations are not preferred by the patients due to their dose, palatabili...