Review of Kilingjal (Ostre edults, Linn) in traditional Indian medicine.

Manickavasakam, K. (2008) Review of Kilingjal (Ostre edults, Linn) in traditional Indian medicine. Siddha Papers.

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Abstract

Oysters are bivalved (two - shelled) soft – bodied mollusks, mostly marine or estuarine in habit. They occur in all tropical seas, mainly between tidal levels or in shallow waters near the estuaries. Review regarding the Sources, characters, chemical compositions, action and uses according to the Traditional Siddha & Ayurveda literatures, toxicity are being discussed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Siddha, Ayurveda, Marine products, Kilingjal, Ostre edults, Edible Oyster.
Subjects:Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Animals > Invertebrates
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional > Medicine, Ayurvedic
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases > Metabolic Diseases > Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Inorganic Chemicals > Calcium Compounds
ID Code:2682
Deposited By:Dr Thomas M Walter
Deposited On:07 March 2008

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