Is metallic preparation of a Siddha drug, 'Thambira Parpam' safe or poisonous?
Manickavasakam, K. and Nalini Sofia, H. (2007) Is metallic preparation of a Siddha drug, 'Thambira Parpam' safe or poisonous? In: Vth National Conference on Siddha Medicine for all ages., 8-9 Dec 2007, Chennai, India..
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In Siddha system of medicine most of the chronic diseases are cured by the medicines prepared from the metal and mineral products namely parpam, chendhuram, chunnam etc. Siddhars classified metals into two types, Natural and Synthetic metals. Copper is one of the most important essential natural biological metals. This paper highlights the general characters of copper viz. Actions of Thambira parpam, Indications of Thambira parpam, Diet restrictions, Toxic symptoms of Tambira parpam, Antidote for Thambira parpam and postmortem appearance of copper.
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