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Authors Name: Dr. Monika Barya , Dr. Rohit Johari
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Published Paper Id: IJNRD2208098
Published In: Volume 7 Issue 8, August-2022
Abstract: Abstract -: Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine deals not only with prevention and cure of diseases but also aims to relish the lifestyle through attaining physical and mental prosperity. Besides, drugs and therapies narrated, Ayurveda attaches a lot of importance to the herbs which are to be included in diet for living healthy. Now-a-days, sedentary lifestyle plays an important role in aggravating the root cause like constipation, indigestion, acidity which in-turn reflects into major health hazards like diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure etc. To get rid of these health problems, society is now attracted and started consuming various herbs and their products to remain healthy. In Ayurveda, Nighantu (a traditional herbal pharmacopeia) are the treatise of herbs and their usage. Bhavaprakash Nighantu (16th century), which stands in medieval period and makes a bridge in between classical and modern herbs and their usage. Among various varga (classification) narrated in Bhavapraksh Nighantu like haritkyadi varga, karpooradi varga, guduchyadi varga etc, Shaka Varga is the most important varga (classification) wherein various useful parts of seasonal herbs like pushpa (flowers), patra (leaves), phala (fruits), kanda (stem) etc. are to be used to live and remain healthy. As acidity is the main the main root cause in various lifestyle disorders, the usage of useful parts of herbs mentioned in Shaka Varga not only neutralizes the acid but also regulates the digestive fire. An assessment will be done of some important herbs mentioned in Shaka Varga of Bhavapraksh Nighnatu by determining their pH values and re-establish them for their antacid action.
Keywords: Keywords – Ayurveda, Shaka Varga, Nighantu, pH, Antacid.
Cite Article: "AN ASSESMENT OF HERBS OF SHAKA VARGA FOR THEIR ANTACID ACTION", International Journal of Novel Research and Development (www.ijnrd.org), ISSN:2456-4184, Vol.7, Issue 8, page no.926-932, August-2022, Available :http://www.ijnrd.org/papers/IJNRD2208098.pdf
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Country: Jalandhar, Punjab, India
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