The importance of pudam by classical method to ensure drug safety

Muthusamy, Krishnaveni M.; Jeyaprakash Narayan, Venthamarai selvi J.P.; Tamil, Tamilselvi S. and Indhu, Indhumathy B.S. (2004) The importance of pudam by classical method to ensure drug safety. A Journal for Siddha,Ayurveda,Unani,Yoga Naturopathy and Homeopathy, Volume -3 (No 4). pp. 34-36. ISSN Vol3-2004

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Abstract

Gowri chinthamani chendoorum is a commonly used siddha mercurial preparation.Mercurials are the powerful weapons of Siddha pharmacological armamentarium in attacking intractable diseases. The chendoorum is prepared according to a unique method described in Agasthiyar vaidhya kaaviyum -1500. This medicine is compared with that of the medicne which is common in practice now.The importance of pudam by classical method to ensure the drug safety is proved by analytical tool.

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Additional Information:Mercurial preparations are commonly used in Siddha system of medicine. It will not produce any harmful effect if they are prepared by the classical methods.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Gowrichinthamani chendoorum, Pudam, Traditional medicine, Mercury poisoining
Subjects:Disorders of Environmental Origin > Poisoning > Drug Toxicity
Disorders of Environmental Origin > Poisoning > Mercury Poisoning
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional > Medicine, Ayurvedic
ID Code:1862
Deposited By:Dr Krishnaveni/M. Perumal
Deposited On:23 October 2006

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