Plants used for treatment of diarrhea: an Ayurvedic prospective


Ashish Mishra, Vinit Sharma, Kritika Hem, Santosh Kumar Maurya

Abstract


Relevance: In developing countries, diarrhoea becomes a major health problem leading to morbidity and mortality in rural communities. In the present article we have tried to enumerate simple and single herbal remedies helpful in curing diarrhea.

Materials and methods: literature survey was conducted with help of several important Ayurvedic text to collect information on plants used for treating diarrhoea.

Results and conclusions: 140 single herbal preparations were reported in the present article. The study has supplied information on many medicinal plants and their method of uses. Such simple preparations may helps to the traditional healers in management of diarrhoea in initial stage. Moreover, these user friendly methodologies may contribute in initiation of advance investigation for discovery of new compounds and formulation from these potential plants.


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Plants used for treatment of diarrhea: an Ayurvedic prospective

Date

01-04-2015

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Innovare Journal of Ayurvedic Sciences
Vol 3 Issue 1 2015 ( April - June ) Page: 1-6

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Ashish Mishra
Banaras Hindu University
India

Vinit Sharma
Banaras Hindu University
India

Kritika Hem
Banaras Hindu University
India

Santosh Kumar Maurya
Banaras Hindu University
India


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