THE VISHAGHNA PROPERTIES OF MANJISHTHA (Rubia cordifolia) IN AYURVEDIC AND CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE: AN OVERVIEW
The present concept is given to help for to establish as bridge between Ayurveda and contemporary science. The Concept of Ayurvedic vishaghna properties is near about detoxifying action (Antidote action) in modern era. It is may be beneficial integrated concept for metabolic toxicity, substance acquired acute and chronic toxicity, biological toxicity, cumulative toxicity etc. and it also help to understand the detoxifying phenomenon. The single and multiple preparations of manjistha are available which indicates its utility in many poisoning. All aspects of manjishtha are studied in detail especially in field of detoxification. Selection of all logical references are done and collection, correlation and explanation as per requirement. According to indication and detoxifying therapeutic use of manjishtha are highlights, which described especially in Ayurvedic and modern text. All ayurvedic and contemporary references regarding vishaghna are collected from Ayurvedic fundamental books and various textbooks, research article, international journals. Theoretically, it will breakdown the pathogenesis of toxicity and progress forward to denaturized any poison. It can be useful for disease which comes under area of any field of toxicity. We can prevent and treat much toxicological disorder. On the basis of concept of vishaghana properties of manjishtha, it can be broadly used in today’s era for preventive as well as curative disease free life from toxicological agent.
Keywords; manjishtha, vishaghana properties, detoxifying uses
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