Indian Journal of Integrative Medicine 2022-03-27T11:49:43+0530 Parin N Parmar Open Journal Systems <pre><strong>Discipline:</strong> Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Traditional medicine, Biomedicine<br /><strong>Starting Year:</strong> 2019<br /><strong>Current volume:</strong> Volume 4<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=""></a></strong><br /><br /></pre> A Brief Review of Ruta Graveolens plant in Homoeopathic System of Medicine 2022-03-07T20:49:43+0530 Dr. Deepti Sharma <p class="Default"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Ruta Graveolens is an odoriferous and evergreen herb belonging to the family Rutaceae. The plant cultivated in gardens throughout world, commonly known as bitter herb or common rue and has been utilized in homoeopathic system of medication. In this article introduction about the plant, morphological study, systematic position, phytochemistry of the Ruta Graveolens are discussed. It has bluish leaves and grown as an ornamental and medicinal plant. It is also cultivated as a medicinal herb, spice and to a little extent as an insect repellent. The plant is growing in a hot and dry soil conditions. </span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; color: windowtext; background: white;">For a prolonged duration R. Graveolens has traditionally been used in the relief of pain, eye and skin complaints and in rheumatism also. R. Graveolens has also shown </span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">antihysterical, ophthalmic, antihelminthic, antiepileptic, antihelminthic, miscarriage and convulsive </span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; color: windowtext; background: white;">effects. </span></p> 2022-03-27T00:00:00+0530 Copyright (c) 2022 Dr. Deepti Sharma Effectiveness of yoga and naturopathy intervention on palmar psoriasis - a case report 2021-12-24T21:08:55+0530 Akila Mangaiarkarasi Narayanasamy Yogapriya Chidambaram Deenadayalan Boopalan Prabu Poornachandran <p>Palmar psoriasis is a chronic variant of psoriasis that characteristically affects the skin of the palms producing significant functional disability. It is usually triggered by environmental factors such as trauma, infections, medicines, metabolic / hormonal factors, stress, alcohol use, smoking and lifestyle. Worldwide 2% population are affected by psoriasis, whereas in India 0.4% - 2.8% are affected. &nbsp;Yoga and Naturopathy (YN) is a widely used traditional healing science that encompasses holistic approach in prevention and treatment of diseases. A 25 years old male presented with palmar psoriasis underwent YN- based lifestyle interventions including hydrotherapy, mud therapy, yoga therapy and acupuncture for a period of 24 days. Baseline PASI score and PSS scores were 1.26% and 26 respectively. Both PASI score and PSS score reduced considerably after treatment. This case report indicates that YN have a positive role in reinstating palmar psoriasis. However large-scale studies are warranted to bestow better care.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 2022-03-27T00:00:00+0530 Copyright (c) 2022 Akila, Mangaiarkarasi Narayanasamy, Yogapriya Chidambaram, Deenadayalan Boopalan, Prabu Poornachandran