Aya Bringaraja Karpam: a boon for geriatric practice

Nalini H, Sofia; Manickavasakam, K. and Walter, Thomas M. (2008) Aya Bringaraja Karpam: a boon for geriatric practice. Siddha Papers, 01 (09) RP. pp. 1-9. ISSN 0974-2522

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Abstract

The Siddha System of medicine is regarded as the most unique system especially in the preparation of “Kaya Kalpa” drugs. The scope of the Kaya Kalpa treatment is two fold, one is to cure degenerative diseases and the other is to prolong the life span. A study of the Siddha science for longer life and “Kaya Kalpa” treatment is a weapon which is preventive as well as constructive especially for the Geriatric people. The objective of this study is to discuss the scope of Aya BringaRaja Karpam and its therapeutic efficacy in treating geriatric diseases. It is concluded that the drug Ayabringa Raja Karpam has got Significant role in preventing iron deficiency in Geriatric cases and also facilitates prevention of ageing by promoting cellular oxidation and enhancing functional activity of all organs without producing any untoward effects. This is only a preliminary study and more research has to be carried out to explore this wonderful drug and its application in Geriatrics.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Siddha, Kayakalpa, Panaceae, Aya Bringaraja Karpam, Ayam, Mandooram, Elumichai, Karisalai, Aged, Patients, Iron Deficiency, Geriatric Diseases, Geriatrics
Subjects:Persons > Age Groups
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Inorganic Chemicals > Iron Compounds > Iron, Dietary
Inorganic Chemicals > Iron Compounds
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases > Metabolic Diseases > Iron Metabolism Disorders
Persons > Patients
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Disease
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Hematologic Diseases > Anemia
Plants > Plants, Medicinal
ID Code:3079
Deposited By:Dr Thomas M Walter
Deposited On:17 September 2008

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