Surendra K Pareta

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INTRODUCTION Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. (Nyctaginaceae) is widely used in traditional Indian medicines against renal afflictions including calcium oxalate (CaOx) urolithiasis and is known for antioxidant activity. OBJECTIVE The present study was designed to investigate the ameliorating effect of aqueous extract of B. diffusa roots (BDE) in hyperoxaluric(More)
The main objective is to study the inhibitor effect of hydroalcoholic extract of Achyranthes indica Linn. on the crystallization of calcium oxalate in synthetic urine. Our study of the calcium oxalate crystallization is based on change in turbidity followed at 620nm by means of a spectrophotometer. The calcium oxalate formation is induced by the addition of(More)
INTRODUCTION Cystone is an approved Ayurvedic polyherbal proprietary medicine used in India for various urinary disorders, including urolithiasis. AIM To evaluate the protective effect of Cystone against hyperoxaluria-induced oxidative stress and calcium oxalate crystal deposition in urolithiasis. METHODS Ethylene glycol (EG) (0.75%, V/V) in drinking(More)
Formulations of traditional medicines are usually made up of a complex mixture of herbs. However, effective quality control methods in order to select materials of the right quality are lacking. 'Amukkara choornam' is a polyherbal Siddha formulation used for gastritis, spleen enlargement, leucorrhoea, hiccups, anaemia, tuberculosis and kappa diseases.(More)
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