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Current Investigations in Agriculture and Current Research

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“Role of Agriculture in Ayurvedic Drug Research” Volume 4 - Issue 5

Dnyaneshwar K Jadhav*

  • Shri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic Medical College & Research Centre, India

Received: September 28, 2018;   Published: October 04, 2018

Corresponding author: Dnyaneshwar K Jadhav*, Shri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic Medical College & Research Centre, India – 281401

DOI: 10.32474/CIACR.2018.04.000200

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Ayurveda which is known as science of life, is beauty of Indian culture. From ancient era Indian people live this science. Ayurveda given first preference to prevention than cure. Bhaishajya (doctor), Rugna (patient), Aushadha (medicine/drug), Parichrka (medical assistance) is four chikitsapaad of chikitsa [1]. Aushadha (medicine/ drug) is one of the important chikitsapaad among them. Nowadays golden days of Ayurved are arrives. CCRAS and AYUSH all are engaged in Ayurved research. There are four types of research, drug research is one of important research among them. Drug research in Ayurved done with modern as well as ancient parameter. For drug research source of plants is necessary. Original raw material of herbal drug can supply from special Ayurvedic agriculture. Drug research include proper identification, lit. study, filed work, cultivation, collection, testing efficacy of various part and body of plants, adverse effect, adulteration, morphology, photochemistry, study of various formulation and testing action of drug. [2].

In farming India has second rank in whole world. Due to various climate, soil, geographic structure variety of vegetable, fruits, plants production occurs in exporting also our country is at top rank [3] India has shown a steady average nationwide annual increase in kilograms produced per hector for some items of agriculture. For treatment Ayurvedic physician need different types of fresh and qualitative drugs. Unfortunately most of drugs are unavailable or available with adulteration. Due to popularity of Ayurveda demand of herbal drugs is increased, but supply are less as per need, so marketing peoples do adulteration in herbal drugs. If raw so material of medicine is not pure, than how can we expect proper results? So, there is need of development of trained agriculture filed as per medical Science i.e Ayurveda.


  1. Brahmandanda tripathi and dr.ganga sahay pandey,charak samhita (2007)sutra stana, chapter no.9,verse no.3, chukhmba surbharti prakashana,varansi p. 207.
  2. Dnyaneshwar Jadhav (2017) Manual of Research methodology & medical statistic (1st edi): chapter no.9, Drug Research; chukmba surbharati publication,Varanasi p.76.
  3. Agriculture in India. Wikipedia.