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|Title:||Mustard and its uses in <i style="">Ayurveda</i>|
|Authors:||Manohar P, Ram|
|Series/Report no.:||<b>Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: </b>A61K36/00, A61P17/00, A61P17/02, A61P17/10, A61P19/00, A61P25/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/00, A61P31/02|
|Abstract:||Mustard is a condiment that has been used for culinary, religious and cultural purposes by humanity since time immemorial. Mustard has figured prominently in the Indian tradition and its medicinal properties have been systematically evaluated and documented in the classical <i style="">Ayurvedic</i> texts. The paper attempts to carefully review the ancient and contemporary uses of mustard as food and medicine with reference to the <i>Ayurvedic</i> tradition. It will give an outline of the varieties of mustard described in the ancient <i style="">Ayurvedic</i> writings, comparing <i style="">Ayurvedic</i> and modern medical information regarding their properties and applications for health as well as other ways in which mustard has been used for betterment of human life.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.08(3) [July 2009]|
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