DRUG RESEARCH ON POLY HERBAL SIDDHA DRUG - THIPILLI RASAYANAM
Dr. K. Naga Palani Saraswathi* and Prof. Dr. M. Thiruthani
Nowadays, World health’s status also open eyes towards the siddha system of medicine. Because siddha medicine deals with all diseases such as life style disorders and Autoimmune diseases etc. In this view respiratory diseases were common all over in the world. Siddha system of medicine had so many time-tested medicines for respiratory diseases, among these respiratory care medicine this Thippili Rasayanam to find out the literature review of research. Research Design: collection of data from siddha authenticated texts and selected texts from botanical, pharmacological and phytochemical aspect and online websites. Finally concluded; Pharmacological Actions were: Carminative- 68.4%, Antipyretic- 42.1%, Stomachic- 42.1%, Digestive- 42.1%, Stimulant- 42.1%, Expectorant- 31.6%, Diuretic- 31.6% and less than 20% of Anti inflammatory, Antibacterial, Alterative, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Immunomodulator, Analgesic, Antispasmodic, Tonic, Appetizer Anodyne and Thermogenic found in Thipili Rasayanam by the 16 ingredients. Iyam aggravated signs and symptoms were: Indigestion, excessive salivation, drowsiness, feel as heaviness of body with pallor and cooling, tiredness of all over the body, difficult to breathing, abdominal distension, cough, etc. therefore carminative, Antipyretic, Stomachic, Digestive, Stimulant, Expectorant and Diuretic helps to cure the complaints. Pungent and bitter tastes also help to cure the kapha (iyam).
Keywords: siddha system of medicine, Thippili Rasayanam, pharmacological actions, respiratory diseases.
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