Yavatcharam: a comparative study

Indhumathy, B.S. and Krishnaveni, M. (2006) Yavatcharam: a comparative study. In: Standardisation of Metallic and Mineral Siddha Preparations-Role of Modern Instruments, 11 - 12 Feb 2006, Chennai, India.

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Yavatcharam is one among the karasaram 25, was prepared in the vaippu murai as given in the text Gunapadam Thathu vaguppu. Purified padikaram, purified thurusu, purified vediuppu were taken in equal quantities and were powdered. The filterate of pooneeru was taken and added to the mixture of the above powders and then boiled. In khuzahambu consistency it was taken out from fire and was allowed to cool. The end product vaippu murai yavatcharam was purified by adding the urine of the goat and allowed to dry in sunlight until then it was powdered. The sample of yavatcharam available in the market was bought and it was purified in the goat’s urine in the same way that of vaippu sarakku. Both the samples were subjected to XRF analysis at I.I.T., Chennai. The results revealed the presence of various elements. Both the samples were compared for the presence of elements.These samples were tested clinically for obesity

EPrint Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information:Siddha, Alternative medicine,siddhar's synthetic salt preparation method,treatment for obesity ,difference between market and synthetic salt
Uncontrolled Keywords:Indian medicine, Siddha, Salt, Potassium bicarbonate, Karasaram, XRF analysis
Subjects:Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Inorganic Chemicals > Potassium Compounds
Inorganic Chemicals > Iron Compounds
Inorganic Chemicals > Gases > Chlorine
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases > Nutrition Disorders > Overnutrition
Inorganic Chemicals > Elements > Phosphorus
Natural Sciences > Evolution, Chemical
Investigative Techniques > Chemistry, Analytical
Inorganic Chemicals > Calcium Compounds
Inorganic Chemicals > Gases > Oxygen
Inorganic Chemicals > Magnesium Compounds
Inorganic Chemicals > Sodium Compounds
ID Code:1819
Deposited By:dr indhumathy b.s.
Deposited On:03 November 2006

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