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Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Ayurvedic perspective of nutraceuticals with special reference to ashtaguna manda

Author(s):
Dr. Syama Maniyankutty, Dr. Hima G, Dr. Jina and Dr. Gauthaman M
Abstract:
Human life styles have been drastically changing over five decades due to urbanisation, industrialisation and changing culture. Due to these changes the population is gradually suffering from many metabolic and degenerative diseases, caused by nutritional deficiency. In recent years year a pharmaceutical product “Nutraceutical” has made a special attention for their nutritional supplementation which can be correlated to Pathya Kalpana in Ayurveda. It can provide health benefits especially in the prevention and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Ashtaguna Manda coming under the Pathya Kalpana has got high nutritive value and is capable of preventing and curing diseases and also in maintaining health. The present study aims to reveal the Ayurvedic perspective of Nutraceuticals with special reference to Ashtaguna Manda by carrying out the pharmaceutical procedure and qualitative analysis. Ashtaguna Manda is a simple preparation mentioned in Sarangdhara samhitha in which Rice and Mudga are the main ingredients which are rich in Carbohydrate and proteins and its easily digestive property with high nutritive value make it the appropriate food for patients as well as healthy persons.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Syama Maniyankutty, Dr. Hima G, Dr. Jina, Dr. Gauthaman M. Ayurvedic perspective of nutraceuticals with special reference to ashtaguna manda. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(2):318-320.

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