A CRITICAL REVIEW ON THIRATCHAI KUDINEER -A SIDDHA DECOCTION FOR LIVER DISEASESAbstract
Pollution and overgrowing populations cause many problems such as environmental degradation, climate change, disease, etc. Among all the problems, the disease is an important factor that may affect the normal day-to-day activities of human beings, and it may be fatal sometime. Hence many researchers, government and private sectors are involved in the process of formulating new drugs to the existing diseases. Western medicine is the widely accepted way of medical practice which is adopted by many countries. But unfortunately, sometimes Western medicine is not applicable for certain people due to their allergic nature, cost and unavailability, etc. Hence peoples search for alternate medicine to cure their ailments. Siddha System of Medicine (SSM) is one of the widely accepted ways of alternate medicine practiced in India’s southern region. This Siddha medicine is widely used to treat various dangerous diseases like cancer, liver disease, viral diseases, etc. Liver disease is common in developing countries like India. The Thiratchai kudineer is a polyherbal formulation used to treat various liver diseases. Thus, this review is mainly focused on finding out the impact of Thiratchai kudineer on liver disease treatment and their other pharmacological activities in both Siddha and modern aspects.
D. Mantela *, J. Anbujebasunilson, V. Velpandian and S. Ramalingam
Department of Siddha Medicine, Tamil University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.
22 March 2021
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