https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/issue/feed Indian Journal of Integrative Medicine 2020-08-27T23:15:45+0530 Parin N Parmar editor.ijim@mansapublishers.com Open Journal Systems <pre><strong>Discipline:</strong> Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Traditional medicine, Biomedicine<br /><strong>Starting Year:</strong> 2019<br /><strong>Current volume:</strong> Volume 2<br /><strong>Issue per year:</strong> 4 issues<br /><strong>Editor-in-chief:</strong> Dr. Parin N. Parmar, India<br /><strong>Indexing:</strong> Google Scholar<br /><strong>E-mail: <a href="mailto:editor.ijpds@mansapublishers.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">editor.ijim@mansapublishers.com</a> </strong><br /><br /></pre> https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2378 Use of curcumin in oral health-a review 2020-06-16T15:35:32+0530 Shaik Ali Hassan alishaikhassan@gmail.com Sumit Bhateja alishaikhassan@gmail.com Geetika Arora alishaikhassan@gmail.com Francis Prathyusha alishaikhassan@gmail.com <p><strong>Background:</strong>&nbsp;Turmeric has been credited with various medicinal properties in the customary arrangement of medication. Turmeric, a rhizome of Curcuma longa, is a herb known for its medicinal properties and is an increasingly acceptable and practical choice for a human being. It has demonstrated properties like calming, cancer prevention agent, antimicrobial, hepatoprotective, immunostimulant, germ-free, and antimutagenic. Because of these properties, it is very helpful in dentistry also.&nbsp;<strong>Objective:</strong>&nbsp;The objective of this review is to investigate the adequacy of turmeric herb in support of oral health. Methods: Pubmed and Google Scholar were searched for relevant information regarding <em>Curcumin, </em>its medicinal uses, and properties. <strong>Results: </strong>A total of 25&nbsp;articles were selected for review which included information about the uses of <em>Curcumin </em>and its effects. <strong>Conclusion: </strong>In oral cavity, curcumin shows the decrease in plaque and calculus, and effective against the microorganisms. It prevents caries. Turmeric is a naturally acquired material that can be used for oral health problems.</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+0530 Copyright (c) 0 https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2458 Medicinal plant as a natural immunity booster for COVID19- A review 2020-08-07T13:37:12+0530 Anant Patil anantr.patil@gmail.com Mrunmayi Kakde mskakde.bioinfo@gmail.com <p><strong>Background:</strong>&nbsp;The standard treatment against COVID-19 is presently lacking. It is important to suggest that people should use some supplements to boost their immune systems. The best way is to strengthen our immunity naturally with the help of medicinal plants/herbs.&nbsp;<strong>Objective:</strong>&nbsp;The objective of this review is to investigate the immunity-boosting medicinal plants c herb in support of maintaining health&nbsp;in the time of Corona. <strong>Methods: </strong>Pubmed and Google Scholar were searched for relevant information regarding medicinal immunity-boosting plants<em>&nbsp;</em>their uses, and properties. <strong>Results: </strong>A total of 17&nbsp;articles were selected for review which included information about the immunity boosting plants and their&nbsp;effects&nbsp;on health. <strong>Conclusion: </strong>There are other certain ways to boost the 'immune system’ such as active lifestyle, physical exercise, healthy diet, relaxation, and sound sleep. Comprehensive scientific studies required to make medicinal plants available as robust medicine to fight against viral diseases like COVID-19.&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+0530 Copyright (c) 0 https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2483 Bunion: The non-surgical approach of treatment 2020-08-27T23:15:45+0530 Mrunmayi Kakde mskakde.bioinfo@gmail.com <p><strong>Background: </strong>The bunion is a common malformation pervaded by progressive lateral deviation of the great toe at the first&nbsp;metatarsophalangeal joint. Sometimes it is painful. Many research article claims that surgery is the only treatment that can get&nbsp;rid of bunions. <strong>Objective: </strong>The objective of this review is to investigate the various non-surgical treatments for the bunion.&nbsp;<strong>Methods: </strong>Pubmed and Google Scholar were searched for relevant information regarding various non-surgical treatments and&nbsp;methods to treat the bunion. <strong>Results: </strong>A total of 11 articles were selected for review which included information about the&nbsp;treatments for the bunion and their importance. <strong>Conclusion: </strong>As surgery for bunions is not adequately restoring the condition&nbsp;of patient and long-term pain often results after surgery, non-surgical treatments for bunions should be more explored and&nbsp;studied for scientifically proven and accepted treatments. Ayurveda and yoga still lack the infallible treatment for the same.</p> 2020-08-27T00:00:00+0530 Copyright (c) 0