Cumin – the coolant

Introducing the coolant herb- Cumin:

Cumin, scientifically known as Cuminum Cyminum, belongs to family Apiaceae. It is called ‘Jeera’ in common language. It has a pungent, sharp, and slightly sweet taste and is greenish brown in appearance. It can be used in form of either as whole seeds or as jeera powder [1,2]. From the same family Apiaceae are other beneficial herbs black cumin (shahi jeera), nigella (onion seeds), fennel seeds, caraway (Persian cumin) and ajwain which are unique herbs by themselves and are not to be confused with cumin/jeera

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Ayurveda – Science or Belief System

Ayurveda, the Indian system of medicine, is one of oldest medical systems in the world. Ayurveda is also the first complete medical system which has identified specialties such as General medicine, Surgery, Head & Neck medicine, Psychiatry, Mother & child health, Reproductive medicine, Geriatrics and Toxicology. It is a structured medical system with a view on diseases causative factors, pathologica framework and specific treatments. But more than just a medical system Ayurveda is a way of life which encompasses practices to stay healthy day and night, seasons and even preventive measures during epidemics.

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Ayurveda: Building an effective Information Portal

Ayurveda, the Indian ethnic medical system is one of the most ancient living traditions. Ayurvedic system follows a holistic approach to health and disease solely relying on natural remedies using plants and minerals. Ayurveda emphasis on strict living principles and guidelines for a healthy body, giving more importance to the diet and daily exercise. There were few attempts to consolidate this invaluable data into the digital format but there were no futuristic platforms available which can link the science of Ayurveda to the modern science. The platform we propose and is currently under development intends to bridge this gap is designed in a way that it will use all the innovative technologies like machine learning, improved database engines, statistical algorithms etc. to combine the power of Ayurveda with the modern research.

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Why Western medicine failed to take cues from Indian Herbal Medicine (Ayurveda)

The pharmaceutical Industry is going through a rough phase as investment has increased substantially inrecent years but, number of innovative drugs approved by FDA has steadily decreased. Advancements made in Translational research field, development of combinatorial chemistry libraries, biomarker led-drug discovery have led to new ways of approaching drug discovery, but have not been able to provide an end to the drought in drug molecule search. ‘One gene-one disease-one drug’ approach and ‘Multi drug driven- System based approach’, both have found its own set of followers but none have been proven till date as a perfect approach. Amidst all these different approaches and urgency, a field which is neglected by the western team and should have found place along with Translational research is learning’s and findings from Traditional medicine.generic cialis online usa

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