Siddha herbs exclusively used in skin diseases

Gopi, Radha A. K. (2006) Siddha herbs exclusively used in skin diseases.

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Abstract

Skin disease is a common ailment. Skin complaints affects all ages from the neonate to the elderly and cause harm in number of ways. This article deals with herbs mentioned in Siddha literature which are exclusively used for curing various types of skin disease. Each of the following herb is dealt with the following subdivisions as English Name, Family, Action, Chemical constituents and uses in Siddha system of medicine. 1. Alangium salvifolium 2. Aristolochia bracteolata 3. Datura metel 4. Gloriosa superba 5. Indigofera aspalathoides 6. Semecarpus anacardium 7. Hydnocarpus laurifolia 8. Smilax china 9. Cassia alata 10. Wrightia tinctoria

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:siddha, ayurveda, skin diseases, herbs,traditional indian medicine
Subjects:Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases > Skin Diseases
Plants > Plants, Medicinal
ID Code:1467
Deposited By:Dr Gopi G Radha
Deposited On:12 April 2006

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