A REVIEW OF CLASSICAL, PROPRIETARY AND PATENTED AYURVED PRODUCTS AND THEIR INGREDIENTS IN LIVER / SPLEEN DISEASESAbstract
Liver disease is the tenth most common cause of death in India as per the World Health Organization and may affect every one in Five Indians. In spite of consistent human effort and drug discovery, modern drug has very little to offer. Nonetheless, Ayurved classical proprietary and patented formulations have shown promising results. The present study provides a general review of the Ayurved products along with pharmacological actions of herbal medicines. Arogyavardhini vati, Liv 52 are the highest prescribing medicines in liver disorders. Curcuma longa, Phyllanthus niruri, Tephrosia purpurea, Picrorrhiza kurroa, Swertia chirayata are the commonest single herb used by the herbalist and Ayurved physician in the treatment of various liver disorders. An attempt has been made to compile classical, proprietary and patented Ayurved products. This may be useful to the clinicians, professionals, scientists and scholars working in the field of Ayurved for new product development.
N. Bhatt, M. Deshpande *, P. Namewar and S. Pawar
Department of Dravyaguna Vigan, Bharati Vidyapeeth [Deemed to be University], College of Ayurved, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
15 February, 2018
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01 October, 2018