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Home Remedies: How to get rid of Acidity and Heartburn?

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Acidity is a condition which occurs due to production of excessive gastric acid. Gastric acid is natural juice produced by our body to digest and breakdown food. But some time gastric acid production is triggered by unhealthy foods, acidic foods, alcohol, dehydration and stress which creates unpleasant symptoms such as sour taste in the mouth, heaviness and burning sensation in the stomach or throat.

Sometimes this excessive acid gets pushed up into the esophagus, which is the tube that carries food and drink from the mouth to the stomach and burn the inside of esophagus. This acid reflux produces burning pain in lower chest area, known as Heartburn.

Here we are going to describe home remedies and herbs that are beneficial in controlling acidity.

Amla (Emblica officinalis):
Amla is one of the most important plants in the traditional Ayurvedic medical system as well as in other alternative medicine systems for immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, hepatoprotective, and antic…

Inspectors for Ayurvedic (including Siddha) or unani Drugs

An Ayurvedic inspector is a person who is authorised to inspect the manufacture of Ayurvedic (including Siddha) or Unani drugs.

Qualifications of Inspector:
A graduate in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Chemistry or in Medicine with specialization in clinical pharmacology or microbiology from a University established in India by law; and shall have undergone practical training in the manufacture of Ayurvedic (including Siddha) or Unani drug, as the case may be; or Has a degree in Ayurvedic or Siddha or Unani System or a degree in Ayurveda Pharmacy, as the case may be, conferred by a University or State Government or a Statutory Faculty, Council or Board of Indian Systems of Medicine recognized by the Central Government or the State Government for this purpose; or Has a diploma in Ayurveda, Siddha or Unani Systems, as the case may be, granted by a State Government or an Institution recognized by the Central Government or a State Government for this purpose.
Duties of Inspector for Licensing …

Powerful Natural herbs for Female Uterine Problems

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Ashoka (Saraca Indica):

Ashoka is traditionally used in Ayurveda as a uterine tonic and used for the management of female reproductive problems. Ashoka is also a general herb for management of painful conditions during menstrual cycle. It works as uterine stimulant and increases uterine contractions. It also stimulates the ovarian tissue.

Ghritkumari (Aloe Vera):

Ghritkumari is described as multi functional herb in Ayurveda as blood purifier, anti inflammatory, diuretic, uterine tonic, spermatogenic, and laxative and fever reliever. It smoothes the flow of blood, relaxes uterine muscles and reduce excessive pain.

Ulatkamal (Abroma Augusta):

Ulatkamal increase and stimulate menstrual flow and work as uterine tonic. It is used in various intra-uterine diseases and other gynaecological disorders mostly related to menstrual cycle such as dysmenorrhoea, amenorrhoes, and gonorrhoea. It has abortifacient and anti fertility property.

Shatavari ( Asparagus Racemosus):

It contain saponins whi…

Shelf life or date of expiry for Unani System of Medicines

Shelf life or date of expiry for Unani System of Medicines
Sl. No. Name of the Group of Unani Medicine Shelf life and date of expiry with effect from the date of manufacture 1. Habb (Pills) 3 years 2. Qurs (Tablets) 3 years 3. Majoon/Dawa 3 years 4. Khamira 3 years 5. Itrifal 3 years 6. Tiryaq 3 years 7. Laooq 2 years 8. Laboob 2 years 9. Halwa 2 years 10. Mufarreh/Yaqooti 2 years 11. Burood/Surma/Kohal 3 years 12. Kushta 5 years 13. Raughaniyat 3 years 14. Marham/Zimad/Qairooti 3 years 15. Ayarij/Sufoof 2 years 16. Safoof (Namak wala/containing salt) 1 year 17. Sharbat/Sikanjabeen

Shelf life or date of expiry for Siddha Medicines

Shelf life or date of expiry for Siddha Medicines
Sl. No. Name of the Group of Medicine Shelf life and date ofexpiry with effect from the date of manufacture 1. Karpam No expiry date* 2. Cunnam 5 years 3. Kalanku No expiry date* 4. Kattu No expiry date* 5. Parpam No expiry date* 6. Centuram No expiry date* 7. Karuppu No expiry date* 8. Patankam 5 years 9. Kulampu 5 years 10. Meluku 5 years 11. Tinir 2 years 12. Tiravakam 2 years 13. Mattirai 3 years 14. Tailam 3 years 15. Ilakam 3 years 16. Iracayanaam 3 years 17. Ney 2 years

Shelf life or date of expiry for Ayurvedic medicines

Shelf life or date of expiry for Ayurvedic medicines. Sl. No. Name of the Group of Ayurvedic Medicine Shelf life and date of expiry with effect from the date of manufacture 1. Churna, Kwatha Churna 2 years 2. Gutika (Vati-Gutti, Pills, Tablets except Gutika with Rasa) 3 years 3. (i) Gutika Tablet containing Kasth aushadhi (ii) Gutika,Tablet containing Kasth aushadi and Rasa, Uprasa, Metallic Bhasmas, and Guggulu. 3 years 5 years 4. Rasaushadhies No expiry date1 5. Asava Arista No expiry date1 6. Avaleha 3 years 7. Guggulu 5 years 8. Mandura - Lauha 10 years 9. Ghrita 2 years 10. Taila 3 years 11. Arka 1 year 12. Dravaka, Lavana, Ksara 5 years 13. Lepa Churna 3 years 14. Dant Manjan Powder 2 years 15. Dant Manjan Paste 2 years 16. Lepa Guti 3 years 17.

Labelling and printing requirements for Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Medicines:

A label (label, foil, box etc) should display following particulars in case of Ayurvedic, Sidha and unani medicines:

1. In respect of classical medicines, the true list of all the ingredients with the botanical names of plant based ingredients along with plant part(s) and form of ingredients, in which, these are used in the manufacture of the preparation together with quantity of each of the ingredients incorporated therein and a reference to the method of preparation thereof as detailed in the standard text and Adikarana, as are prescribed in the authoritative books specified in the First Schedule to the Act.
In respect of Patent or Proprietary Ayurveda, Siddha or Unani drugs, the true list of all ingredients with the botanical names of plant based ingredients along with part(s) and form of ingredients, in which, these are used in the formulation, with their quantity

Provided that if the list of ingredients contained in the medicine is large and cannot be accommodated on th…

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