Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 1999  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 247--249

Rheumatoid arthritis and astercantha longifolia


A Thankamma 
 Drug standardization Unit, Ayurveda College Unit, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram -12, India

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A Thankamma
Drug standardization Unit, Ayurveda College Unit, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram -12
India

Rheumatoid Arthritis is one of the most crippling disorders known to man. In the advanced condition of eh disease, it is known to be incurable by the allopathy, ayurveda and homeopathy treatment. But in the initial stages the paneeya made out of kokilasha (Asteracantha longifolia ) is found to be very effective in alleviating the symptoms in the hapless victims of rheumatoid arthritis as stipulated in ashtanga hridaya. This paper deals with the role of asteracantha longifolia in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis.


How to cite this article:
Thankamma A. Rheumatoid arthritis and astercantha longifolia.Ancient Sci Life 1999;18:247-249


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Thankamma A. Rheumatoid arthritis and astercantha longifolia. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 1999 [cited 2022 Aug 11 ];18:247-249
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