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|Title:||Spices and Therapeutics|
|Abstract:||<b>Spices-</b>Curcumin. present in Turmeric(Curcuma domestica Valeton syn:. C. long a Linn.) may activate a key enzyme that protects the brain against oxidation, thought to be a major factor in ageing and responsible for neuro degenerative disorders like Alzheimer's disease.<br><br <b>Therapeutics-</b>Cannabis sativa Linn., commonly known as Marijuana (Hindi - Bhang) has been utilized in ethnomedicine in psychiatry, migraine, other pain conditions and in obstetrics and gynecology. It is reported that Jamaican fishermen who smoked or ingested a crude tincture of cannabis were apparently able to see and navigate their boats through dangerous coral reefs in the darkness of night under conditions that seemed highly improbable|
|ISSN:||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.3(6) [November-December 2004]|
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