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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 67-70

Pharmacological validation of Musa paradisiaca bhasma for antiulcer activity in albino rats - A preliminary study

Department of Pharmacology, J.S.S. College of Pharmacy, Ooty- 643 001, India

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R Vadivelan
Department of Pharmacology, J.S.S. College of Pharmacy, Ooty- 643 001
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Siddha system of medicine is one of the ancient systems of medicine in India. According to Siddhars, peptic ulcer is known as Valigunmam with its signs and symptoms as detailed in Siddha literature matching modern terminology of peptic ulcer. Bhasma refers to calcinated metals and minerals. During this study the Bhasma of Musa paradisiaca Linn,  is prepared and evaluated for its antiulcer effect in albino wistar rats which could not be attempted by researchers earlier.

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