ATC/DDD DIRECTED CLASSIFICATION OF FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE AYURVEDIC MEDICINES
*Raman Yadav, Chudamani Yadav and Shivsundar Yadav
Ayurveda is a science of life with a holistic approach to health and personalized medicine. It is the oldest medical systems, which comprises thousands of medical concepts and hypothesis. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history, and such traditional medicine is still widely practiced today. Public interest for the treatment with complementary and alternative medicine is mainly due to increased side effects in synthetic drugs, lack of curative treatment for several chronic diseases, high cost of new drugs, microbial resistance, and emerging diseases, etc. The present review highlights various fields of research including literary, fundamental, drug, pharmaceutical, and clinical research in Ayurveda. Fundamental research needs to be done in the fields of Ayurvedic physiology, pathology, pharmacology (fundamental and clinical), and pharmaceuticals. The fundamental research in Ayurveda caters demands of the society and the medical fraternity; the modern scientific research has been initiated in Ayurveda in the field of basic principles. The aim of basic research in Ayurveda is to explore the scientific innovations and opportunities in fundamental concepts of Ayurveda. The fundamental research includes replacement of faith and suppositions with the scientific reasoning complimented with the facts and figures. In Ayurveda, the investigation in the fundamental research are categorized into the human body (Purusha), the disease (Vyadhi), the medicine (Aushadha), and the right time for action (Kriyakala). Ayurvedic medicines are highly beneficial as they help to effectively cure our body, and also revive our mind and soul.
Keywords: Reproductive System, Ayurvedic Medicines, Pharmacology, Physiology.
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