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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 11

OA02.05. Antimicrobial activity of Rasamanikya against different pathogenic microbes w.s.r. to skin disease

National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Poonam Kumari
National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/0257-7941.123823

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Purpose: To evaluate antimicrobial activity of Rasamanikya; against 11 pathogenic microbes bacteria and fungi. Ayurvedic Rasaushadhi also possesses antimicrobial property. Rasamanikya is widely used in skin disease mainly so it may considered as it posses antimicrobial activity against skin disease causing organism. Method: Above mentioned Rasamanikya Rasaushadhi was tested for antimicrobial activity against common pathogenic microbes including skin disease causing microbes by culture and sensitivity method. Result: Rasamanikya exhibits good antimicrobial activity against many microbes. Conclusion: The present study of antimicrobial activity of Rasamanikya reveals that the drug have got good antimicrobial property against selected microbes. This study supports the therapeutic potential of the drug as it has inhibited the growth of microorganisms responsible for different diseases. However, proper understanding of Ayurveda and further developing the appropriate models and parameters for study of pharmacological activities of the Ayurvedic drugs is necessary.

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