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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 38-43

Pharmacological validation of Kantha chendooram for antiulcer activity in modified pylorus ligated (shay) rat model

1 Department of Pharmacology, J.S.S. College of Pharmacy, Ooty - 643 001, India
2 Govt. Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli - 627002, India

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R Vadivelan
Department of Pharmacology, J.S.S. College of Pharmacy, Ooty - 643 001
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The use of metals and minerals is predominant in siddha system of medicine. As per siddha concept, peptic ulcer is known as Valigunmam, the basic abnormality appears to be the derangement of metabolism in the stomach and duodenum resulting in malfunctioning of the secretory process of gastric mucosa. Chendooram is a group of siddha drugs which is used for anemia, obesity, rheumatic diseases; abdominal tumours etc.During the present study standardized Kantha chendooram was selected and evaluated for its anti-ulcer activity, which could not be attempted by researchers earlier.

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