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1.  Medicinal - Agricultural science in Vedic literature 
Ayu  2012;33(1):147-156.
It is crystal clear from critical analysis of Vedic period literature that the man at that time was highly civilized, well educated and had developed adaptation with the nature. Man had established social, economic and political systems and he was aware that all the Dravyas on the earth have medicinal values and they may give results for physical and mental well being if utilized after research as per classics. In Vedas 3 types of medicinal Dravyas are discussed viz Khanija, Vanaspatika, Pranija which are discussed in Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita in terms of Jangala, Oudbidha, Partheeva. Since ancient times with growth in population, agricultural profession also got encouragement resulting in highly developed resources, contamination free soil with its classification, soil types, rain, season and importance of time etc. had given due importance from agriculture point of view. Man had successfully understood the importance of agriculture for production of grain and medicinal herbs. Thus in this sector number of researches were carried out in Vedic period resulting in co-operation between natural resources, various resources related to agricultural profession, different types of methods for cultivation, preservation of grains and medicinal herbs, methods to improve production etc. were researched scientifically.
PMCID: PMC3456856  PMID: 23049203
2.  Description of Seasonal regimen in Atreya Virachita Sara sangraha 
Ayu  2011;32(1):126-129.
In Atreya Virachita Sara sangraha written by Atreya 6 Datta (seasons) Viz. Hemanta, Shishira (winter), Vasanta (spring), Grishma (Summer), Varsha (Rainy) and Sharada (Autumn) were described in a realistic way. Along with this, there is elutriations of specific Roga-Doshas which occur in a particular season and their treatment for maintenance of health along with this pathya-apathya (wholesome diet-behaviour) and vyayama is indicated. Emphasizing the Ritucharya, greater importance is given to Ahara and vihara according to particular Ritu, time of vitiation of Doshas as per season & time of pacification of Doshas are also described. Along with this importance daily regimen for a particular season is also described.
PMCID: PMC3215410  PMID: 22131771
3.  Description of Mutra Pariksha (urine examination) in Atreya Virachita sara sangraha 
Ayu  2010;31(4):525-527.
Atreya in his sara sangraha, after Nadi pariksha, described / elaborated in detail the mutra pariksha. Under this he appropriately described various precautions for urine examination, various characteristics of mutra vitiated by Tridosha, differentiation of urine of diseased & normal person characteristics of sama & nirama, mutra, characters, mutra of sadhya & Asadhya rogi characters of murta in jeerna & Ajeerna (indigestion) conditions etc.
PMCID: PMC3202269  PMID: 22048553
4.  Micro-organisms in Vedas 
Ayu  2010;31(1):114-120.
The word krimi is used in Veda for different macroscopic & microscopic creatures. Right from bacteria, various insects like kita, patanga were nominated as krimi. Two types of krimi viz. Drishta (Visible/Macroscopic) & Adrishta (Invisible / Microscopic) were described in veda. These two categories encompases nearly all krimi (Microbes / pathogens). According to their origin & Habitat they were categorized as pranyashrayee & Anyasthanashrayee. Different sharirika, manasika & adhyatmic vyadhis were thought to be originated from these Krimis. These harmful & debilitates (Pushtinashaka) organisms were recognized by various names based on troubles/sufferings they produce. Sun & Agni (fire) were described as internal source of krimichikitsa. Today science also confirms this fact. That early morning ultraviolet light rays emanating from sun can be used for various krimijanya-vyadhis. Apart from this various treatment modalities by using various natural resources, vegetable drugs. mineral drugs, fumigation, cleansing (Marjan-prokshana) & hymns were described for krimi & diseases caused by them.
PMCID: PMC3215313  PMID: 22131696

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