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  • Abegunasekara, N.S.; Peiris, K.P.P. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO) is one of the major causes of sudden painless loss of vision after diabetic retinopathy. Two third of patients with ischemic BRVO are prone to blindness.There has been no treatment ...
  • Abeysooriya, S.R.; Nuwansiri, L.S.B.; Kasturirathne, K.T.A.S.C. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Administration of medicines through nasal route is known as Nasya Karma. As it is the nearest root, any disease related to head is best treated by this procedure. A Nasya formulae which is used for Shiroroga was collected ...
  • Hemali, K.R.; Varnakulendran, N.; Sivaganesan, S. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Lannea coromandelica is a well-known tree that belongs to Anacardiacae family and is commonly known as Odhi in Tamil and Hik in Sinhala. Although it has been used by traditional physicians, still it has not been used in ...
  • Perera, B.S.R.; Dayarathna, M.T.A.; Perera, B.P.R.; Karunarathne, E.D.C.; Sudesh, A.D.H. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Triphala decoction is a therapeutic agent used in the form of Ashchyotana (eye drops) for acute conjunctivitis. The antibacterial assay was performed according to the standard Antibiotic Sensitivity Test (ABST) for ...
  • Bhusari, V.B. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Ayurveda science emphasizes equally on preventive and curative aspects of health. Teeth are most important organs of mechanical digestion in body. Unless the teeth pulverize the food, enzymes cannot chemically digest it. ...
  • Kadam, S. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    The aim of Garbhini paricharya is to maintain a healthy progeny, i.e., child having long life, good health and fortune, power of supremacy, energy, complexion and healthy sensory organs. Health of all sensory organs ...
  • Nishshanka, N.M.S.A.; Samaratunga, U. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    A wide range of distinctive treatment procedures have been used in the management of eye disorders in Sri Lankan traditional medicine. Among them, traditional Puravaliyam is a procedure where the medicated paste is applied ...
  • Ushakanthan, S.; Visweswaran, S.; Sivakkumar, S.; Mariyappan, A.; Banumathi, V. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Seenthil Chooranam is one of the traditional Siddha formulae used in various kinds of diseases in Siddha system of medicine. The test drug Seenthil Chooranam (Chooranam-one of the 32 types of internal medicine), mentioned ...
  • Jayasena, R.M.D.; Jayarathne, M.N.M.; Dharmawijaya, P.K.H. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Ardhavabhedaka is one among the eleven types of Shiroroga. It can be correlated with migraine based on the similarity in etiology, pathology, symptoms and treatment principles. Migraine is the second most common cause of ...
  • Patel, R.S.; Sisodiya, Y.K.; Firke, T. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Eyes are the most sensitive and vulnerable part of our body. Air born infection, UV rays, pollutants, dust and other particles can land directly on the surface of eye, causing eye disease. Arma is dened as gradually ...
  • Patel, R.S.; Sisodiya, Y.K.; Firke, T. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    In Ayurveda, clinical features related to visual disturbances are generally seen in DrishtigataRogas. Hence, all the cases of visual disturbances can be correlated under the broad umbrella of Timira–Kacha-Linganasha complex. ...
  • Attanayake, A.M.H.S.; De Silva, U.M.G.D.; Jayaweera, J.A.A.S. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    In Ayurveda, Sushruta Samhita describes Bhagna Chikitsa (treatments for fractures). Sri Lanka has a well-established traditional orthopedic treatment system (Kedum Bindum Vedakama).Shaft of humerus fractures are common ...
  • Karunarathna, S.B.M.M.M.; Disanayake, K.G.C. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Drugs from natural sources have been used in the treatment of various diseases since ancient times. Currently available synthetic antibiotics cause serious side effects and harm vital organs. Thus it is a need of present ...
  • Liyanage, R.P.; Karunarathne, H.K.B.M.S.; Hettige, S.S. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    According to Acharya Charaka's Trimarmiya adhyaya, Shiras is one major marma which seats for Pranavata, Alochaka pitta and Tarpaka kapha. Imbalance of doshadhatu and mala related to the Sirasa and Manya pradesha will cause ...
  • Pramodani, M.P.N.; Wickramarachchi, W.J. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or median neuropathy at the wrist is a disabling condition present in3.8% of the general population. The condition is characterized by the compression of median nerve at the wrist leading to paresthesia, ...
  • Fernando, W.S.N.; Wickramarachchi, L. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Migraine is now recognized as a common chronic condition. Migraine usually presents before the age of 40. The cause of migraine is not yet completely understood. Many medications have been tried and a lot of research has ...
  • Punchihewa, S.G. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    The human being, the most complexed creature in the world, has excellent brain functions including the ability of literacy, speaking, thinking, creativity, sensibility, technical knowledge and many more. With the evolution ...
  • Abegunasekara, N.S.; Peiris, K.P.P.; Sudesh, A.D.H. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    'Kushtaadi Choorna and Shwethamanjana Choorna' are used in the treatment ofDanthamulagatha Roga such as Sheethada, Danthaweshta and Upakusha. These formulations are used specially as a local treatment. Staphylococcus aureus ...
  • Perera, H.A.R.P.; Karunagoda, K.; Perera, P.K.; Samarasingha, K.; Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    According to Ayurveda, Raktapradara has been explained under Artava Vyapad. It resembles with menorrhagia explained in allopathic medicine. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB) is an abnormal uterine bleeding without any ...
  • Rupasinghe, R.A.A.N.; Peiris, K.P.P. (Department of Shalya Shalakya,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka, 2017)
    Ayurveda and Sri Lankan traditional medical system devote a signicant importance to oral health problems on its preventive aspect rather than curative. The proposed herbal formulation is specied as a dentifrice in ...

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