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Open Access Journal of Complementary & Alternative Medicine

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Overview of Wound Healing Siddha Medicines Volume 1 - Issue 5

Vajiravelu Sivamurugan*1, Murugan Anbarasu1, Ponmudi Priya2, Gopal Jeya1, Ravikumar Dhanalakshmi1 and Viswanathan Vinitha1

  • 1PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Pachaiyappa’s College, India
  • 2PG and Research Department of Zoology, Pachaiyappa’s College, India

Received: October 14, 2019;   Published: October 17, 2019

*Corresponding author: Dr. V Sivamurugan, Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai-600030, India

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The present article is intended to deliver a bird’s eye view of traditional Siddha medicines prescribed for the wound healing process for various types ulcers, wounds and few skin diseases including eczema, scabies, psoriasis etc. The article may not be exhaustive, however, we have attempted give an overall impression on the Siddha medicines, especially for the readers, those are not familiar with Indian traditional system of medicines. We have listed the medicinal plants (botanical name and Tamil name) and their medicinal uses. Finally, the mode of Siddha drug formulation based on the diseases also summarised in order to understand the Siddha formulations.

Keywords: Herbal formulation; Indian traditional medicinal system; Medicinal plants; Siddha; Wound healing

Abstract| Introduction| Siddha Medicines for Skin Diseases and Wound Healing| Conclusion| References