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Article ID 7843
Title of the Article/ Research work Role of Conium Maculatum in the Prevention of Immature Cataract.
Journal The Hahnemannian Gleanings | 1979 | 46 | 2 | 70-74
Author(s) (1) Dr. T. K. Basu, (2) Dr. B. Paul
Designation & Institution (1) Prof. and Head, Dept. of Physiology, Calcutta Homoeopathic Medical College, (2) Research fellow, Dept. of Physiology, Calcutta University
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Keywords immature cataract ,Conium maculatum ,lentil opacity, defective vision,different age groups,homoeopathic potencies
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Upvishas are gaun vishas, one among them is Datura Metal which is unanimously accepted as Jwarhara by all Nighantus of medieval and modern era. On the other hand, in toxicological text of modern era it is said to be causing dry hot skin. So we have selected it as test drug and Jwar as disease & expect there will be a plenty of experience which will make us enable to know whether it is higher doses or impurities which causes contrary effects or it is Shodhana process which deprive Dhatura of its serious toxic properties. Though, Jwar is most common & having high mortality rate in its different varieties. In Ayurveda it has been considered such a disease which supposes to be present at the time of birth and death. Therefore, it has been termed as kings of disease, Vikar-Raj Punarvasu Atreya also supported this thought or observation of Acharya Shushruta and stated that:- सर्वेप्राणभृत:सज्वराएवजायन्तेसज्वराएवम्रियन्ते । (च.नि. 1/35) And started to write diagnostic and treatment chapters in Samhita, Nidana and Chikitsa keeping Jwar at no.1. Doubtlessly, it is common and most important disease