TITLE

MAMSYADI KWATHA AS LEARNING ENHANCER: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

AUTHOR(S)
Shreevathsa; Ravishankar, B.; Rao, Ravi S.; Krishnamurthy, M. S.; Prashanth, B. K.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
International Journal of Research in Ayurveda & Pharmacy;Sep2011, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p1451
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mamsyadi kwatha, an Ayurvedic formulation mentioned in siddha yoga sangraha is highly effective in minor mental disorders. The ingredients are Jatamamsi (Nordostachys jatamamsi DC), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera Linn.) and Parasika yavani (Hyoscymus niger Linn.) in 8:4:1 ratio respectively. The test formulation was subjected to assess its effect on learning phenomenon. The model selected for the evaluation was Rotarod performance. The test formulation enhanced learning ability in Mice.
ACCESSION #
82473403

Tags: MEDICINE, Ayurvedic;  MEDICINE, Siddha;  MENTAL illness;  EXCIPIENTS;  LEARNING;  MICE as laboratory animals

 

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