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Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a branch of medicine originating from India that focuses on oral ingestion of herbs and other supplements for optimal health; similar to Traditional Chinese Medicine, these herbs are being validated scientifically for their historical claims.

Our evidence-based analysis on ayurveda features 3 unique references to scientific papers.

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Research Breakdown on Ayurveda

Some combination Therapries (blends of herbs) that have been used in Ayurveda include:

  • Siotone (Ashwagandha, Holy Basil, Asparagus racemosus, Tribulus Terrestris and shilajit)[1]

  • Trasina (Ashwagandha, Tinospora cordifolia, Eclipta alba, Holy Basil, Picrorrhiza kurroa, Shilajit)[2]

  • Liv-52 (Capparis spinosa, Cichorium intybus, Solanum nigrum, Terminalia arjuna, Cassia occidentalis, Tamarix gallica, Achillea millefolium) in a 4:4:2:2:1:1:1 ratio[3]

References

  1. ^ Bhattacharya SK, Bhattacharya A, Chakrabarti A. Adaptogenic activity of Siotone, a polyherbal formulation of Ayurvedic rasayanas. Indian J Exp Biol. (2000)
  2. ^ Bhattacharya SK, Satyan KS, Chakrabarti A. Effect of Trasina, an Ayurvedic herbal formulation, on pancreatic islet superoxide dismutase activity in hyperglycaemic rats. Indian J Exp Biol. (1997)
  3. ^ Jeyaprakash K, Chinnaswamy P. Effect of spirulina and Liv-52 on cadmium induced toxicity in albino rats. Indian J Exp Biol. (2005)