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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 68

PA02.23. Conventional role of kastaushadi in conservative, pre, peri and post operative management of malignancy

KVG Ayurveda Medical College, Sullia, Karnataka, India

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Rakesh Kumar
KVG Ayurveda Medical College, Sullia, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0257-7941.123890

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Purpose: To notify the Significance of kastaushadi in conservative, pre, peri and post operative management of malignancy. Method: Malignancy is the tendency of a medical condition, neoplasms, especially solid and hematological tumors, to become progressively worse and result in death. It is a global problem with an estimated incidence of 10 million new cases per year. Mutations and variations in Cell cycle is the main contributory factor. Current trends of using Vinca rosea, Podophyllum peltatum etc.,are showing remarkable results. Apart from already established kastaushadi, there are many other folklore kastaushadi, which need to be enlightened to treat malignancies, very effectively by their anti cancerous and anti oxidant properties. kastaushadi plays a similar important role even in recurrent and drug resistant conditions which are major limitations in the treatment of cancer. This paper also attempts to compile other anticancerous drugs. Result: Above review high lightens, understanding the samprapti at the earliest, to initiate the treatment. We can overcome the development of drug resistance and recurrence by combining various folklore kastaushadi and also treat perioperative condition which is equally important. Conclusion: The insight is drastically changed towards the search of kastaushadi and its active ingredients, in respect to promising results shown by Vinca rosea, Podophyllum peltatum and such other drugs. There are many folklore kastaushadi having anti malignant actions which need to be globalized and practiced.

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