Indian Journal of Integrative Medicine https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM <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> en-US editor.ijim@mansapublishers.com (Parin N Parmar) info@mansapublishers.com (Dr. Rashmi Agrawal) Mon, 18 May 2020 19:46:54 +0530 OJS 3.2.1.1 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Use of curcumin in oral health-a review https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2378 <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> Shaik Ali Hassan, Sumit Bhateja, Geetika Arora, Francis Prathyusha Copyright (c) 0 https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2378 Mon, 18 May 2020 00:00:00 +0530 Medicinal plant as a natural immunity booster for COVID19- A review https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2458 <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> Anant Patil, Mrunmayi Kakde Copyright (c) 0 https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2458 Mon, 18 May 2020 00:00:00 +0530 Bunion: The non-surgical approach of treatment https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2483 <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> Mrunmayi Kakde Copyright (c) 0 https://mansapublishers.com/IJIM/article/view/2483 Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0530