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Mriganabhi (Kasturi) or Deer Musk: Medicinal uses

Kasturi or Mriganabhi is used for ayurvedic preparations from thousands of years. It is basically known as deer musk. It is collected from a gland of male deer situated nearby the rectum. It has a persistent odour. Now a day it is hard to get but it having many medicinal benefits. It is one of the most expensive animal products of all time. In much live saving medicines it is used.

Charak Samhita: Introduction, Chapters

Charak Samhita, one of the most prestigious book in Ayurveda. It was written in Sanskrit. According to the historian the content of the book was first articulated by Atreya, and then subsequently codified by Agnivesa, after that, it was revised by Charaka, and the final text which is available today was compiled by a Kashmiri called Drdhabala. It was written from sixth century BC or earlier to the first century AD or later. The book having eight major parts and all parts having certain numbers of chapters and all are dedicated to the betterment of human kind. Sutrasthan (Basic Principles):It having 30 chapters and all of these main deals about healthy leaving, drugs, herbs and duties of the physician. Nidansthan (Pathology):It having 8 chapters and all of these deals with eight major diseases. Vimansthan (Specific Determination & Diagnostic Tools):It having 8 chapters all of these deals with different diagnostic tools, medical studies, ideas for successful treatment etc. Sarirsthan (A…

Aactaril; Herbal Medicated Cleansing Soap, Ingredients, Indications, Uses, Contraindications, Precausions, Benefits

Manufacturer Himalaya Drug Company Reference It is an ayurvedic proprietary formulation by himalaya drug company. but the ingredients used in it are chosen from a classic book named  Bhava Prakasha Nighantu (By Bhava Mishra) where the benefits of these plants are described thoroughly.  Ingredients
Essential Oils are collected from the following herbs such as  Barbari (Ocimum basilicum)Ushira (Vetiveria zizanioides)Jambira (Citrus limon)Draksha (Vitis vinifera)Atasi (Linum usitatssimum)Vatada (Prunus amygdalus)Nimba (Azadirachta indica)Tuvarak (Hydnocarpus pentandrus)Karanja (Pongamia glabra)Indications For the treatment of fungal infections it can be used twice a day for washing of the effected wound. For the treatment of bacterial skin infections it can be used for twice a day in the effected skin areas.For the treatment of pimples it should be used twice a day and the face or effected area should be washed with luke warm water. Use of Clarina cream (From the same manufacture) gives the be…