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1.  Etiology based study of hypertension in an Ayurvedic approach 
Ancient Science of Life  2010;30(2):33-41.
Ayurveda symbolises holistic approach towards treating diseases and better prevention than cure as its one of the main motto.1 In present paper, etiological based survey of 30 patients was carried out to assess dietary and habitual lifestyles of people suffering from hypertension, for this a detailed proforma based on classical etiological factors related to hypertension was used. After the detailed assessment it was found that, more percentage of etiological factors of Raktavaha Srotas (micro channels for the transportation of blood) (78.46%), Rasavaha Srotas (micro channels for the transport of chyme) (53.33%) were found influenced than that ofManovaha Srotas (micro channels for the conveyance of psyche) (27.67%)) and Medovaha Srotas (micro channels transporting of fats) (37.76%). Hence, it can be concluded that avoidance of these etiologies (Nidanaparivarjana) is a first step in the direction of control and management of hypertension.
PMCID: PMC3336277  PMID: 22557423
2.  Pharmacological attributes of Indian Medicinal Plants with special reference to their Anti-Inflammatory activity 
Ancient Science of Life  2009;28(3):36-39.
Inflammation has always been a problem of unease to all clinicians and patients since centuries. A total safe and effective drug against inflammation is yet to be emerged in our field which can fulfill the requirements is the need of the hour. Keeping the significance of this in view, clues are being taken from the rich Ayurvedic treasure to find out a safe anti inflammatory drug.
PMCID: PMC3336323  PMID: 22557319
Shopha; Inflammation; Anti-inflammatory drugs; Extracts; Kafa Vata Shamana

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