Ramesh Babu's research while affiliated with Central Council for Research in Ayurveda & Siddha and other places

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Development of Integrated protocols on ‘Good Agricultural and Field collection Practices (GAFCP)’ for sustainable deliverance of Quality Assured plant based drugs: Need for Interdisciplinary Translation, National Conference on “Integrated Farming Systems for Sustainable Agriculture in Global Market : Challenges and Opportunities (IFSSAGMCO)” held o...
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Quest for healthy and long life is perhaps as old as human existence and efforts are unremitting to address the challenges and triumph over the bottlenecks across this journey. Ayurveda –the science of life, evolved as a comprehensive system of healthcare systematically through scientific experimentations of high order backed by sound and reproduci...
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The high end of medical science is the preservation of health and it can be attained in two ways, first of all by eradicating the diseases, which may invade the body; secondly by due observation of such rules as would keep away the diseases. These rules are no less important than the treatment of diseases and method of cure. The prerequisites to at...
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The science of farming and harvesting is not the bequest of modern science at least in India. Ancient educational system or ashrama traditions carving out of wild and natural forests with preservation of trees and herbs of diverse values indicates the rearing of plant sciences. Survival of living beings depends on the harmonious functioning of bio-...
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India enjoys the distinction of having the largest network of traditional health care, which are functional with a network of practitioners, academic, research institutions, and licensed pharmacies. A resurgence of interest in Ayurveda and other AYUSH systems has resulted from the preference of health seekers towards holistic approach and products...
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Though the science of nutrition at the present times evolved as an elaborate and organized subject of study, contemporary perspective mull over gross components of diet like carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, water etc.; while Ayurveda –the science of life emphasizes on diversified aspects of dietetics and nutrition viz. quality, quantity, pr...
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Standardization of herbal formulations is essential in order to assess the quality, purity, safety and efficacy of drugs based on the amounts of their active principles. The aim of the present work is to standardization of Trikatu churna. The churna makes this traditional drug more stable for long term storage and hence, easier to prepare. The Trik...
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Ayurvedic medicine is a traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent [1] and is practiced in other parts of the world as alternative medicine. Ayurvedic practitioners developed a number of medicinal preparations from plants, animal products, fats and minerals. The majority of Ayurvedic medicines are plant based medicines, where as one gro...
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Description This monograph is based on the data of clinical trial of selected Ayurvedic herbal preparations in mental retardation (Mānasā Mandatā) conducted at Dr. Achanta Lakshmipati Research Centre for Ayurveda (ALRCA), Chennai of the council during 1973 to 1975, 1975 to 1977 and 1992 to 1995.
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Pharmacology), CCRAS 61-65, Institutional area, Opposite 'D' block, JANAKPURI, New Delhi. The present study was conducted to evaluate the anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-arthritic activities of Mahanarayana tailam (MT) in laboratory animals. Carrageenan induced rat paw oedema, Freund's adjuvant induced arthritis in rats and Eddy's hot plate i...
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Plants and their active constituents play an important role in the prevention of a variety of ailments. Most of the species of the Genus Vitex are used therapeutically in ancient Indian systems of medicine especially, Ayurveda and Siddha. The genus Vitex contains about 270 species distributed around the world. These species contain a variety of pot...
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Singhanada guggulu and Vatari guggulu are well known Ayurvedic Guggulu formulations which have been used since 11 th century AD. for the treatment of disease Amavata (Rheumatoid Arthritis).Both the trial drugs are contain same ingredients i.e triphala, guggulu, gandhaka and eranda taila, but their method of preparations are different. To evaluate t...
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The present article attempts to compare physico-chemical parameters of Zingiber officinalis Roxb., Hedychium spicatum Ham ex Smith , Curcuma longa Linn belonging to common family Zingiberaceae. Each of them is considered to have huge medicinal value in Ayurveda, Sidhha and Unani traditional medicines. Since ancient times, these drugs are used accor...

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... Zingiberaceae has gained scientific attention to its curative property for many chronic diseases like osteoarthritis, inflammatory pain and major depressive disorder (MDD) [2]. Based on their beneficial nature, the rhizomes of Zingiberaceae are commonly used as raw materials in various herbal products [3]. The most widely utilised genera in this family are the Alpinia, Curcuma, Kaempferia and Zingiber varieties [4]. ...
... These species have various potentially bioactive molecules, such as iridoids, flavonoids, diterpenoids, derivatives, and phytosteroids. Most of these species possess analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, antihistamine, and antiasthmatic properties (Meena et al., 2011;Vishwanathan and Basavaraju 2010;Gautam et al., 2008;Singh et al., 2011). Vitex negundo has afforded several compounds, such as volatile oils, lignin, flavonoids, iridoids, terpenes, and steroids. ...
... The holistic approach is the 'strength' of Ayurveda. This approach poses considerable difficulty owing to diverse concepts and complex approaches in clinical trial design, diagnosis & therapy, assessment of outcomes of clinical efficacy and drug interactions pose certain limitations in research such as.[28]1 ...
... So, there is a need of hour to explore Kakoli and Kshirakakoli containing important formulations for further trials. (Pawar et al., 2011;Panda and Debnath, 2011;Kaushik et al., 2017;Kunjibettu et al., 2017 Financial support: None ...
... Ayurveda deals with the pathyavyavastha (planning of diet-dietetics) in a very scientific and holistic way Pathya (or a proper diet advocacy) is defined as the "diet plan" which is congenial to the channels of the body & relished by the person, that keeps the individual healthy, maintains normal body functions leads to proper functioning of the organs, nourishes the mind and intellect, prevents diseases and at the same time corrects the irregularities that may occur in the body. [1] ...