Ayurvedic Amalaki Rasayana and Rasa-Sindoor suppress neurodegeneration in fly models of Huntington ’ s and Alzheimer ’ s diseases

@inproceedings{Dwivedi2013AyurvedicAR,
  title={Ayurvedic Amalaki Rasayana and Rasa-Sindoor suppress neurodegeneration in fly models of Huntington ’ s and Alzheimer ’ s diseases},
  author={Vibha Dwivedi and Bipin Kumar Tripathi and Mousumi Mutsuddi and Subhash C Lakhotia},
  year={2013}
}
We examined two Ayurvedic Rasayana formulations, claimed to facilitate ‘healthy ageing’, for their role in neuroprotection in fly models of polyQ (127Q and Huntington’s) and Alzheimer’s disorders. Our earlier findings showed that dietary supplement of Amalaki Rasayana, a preparation derived from Indian gooseberry fruits, and Rasa-Sindoor, an organo-metallic Bhasma prepared from mercury and sulphur, improves general well-being of fruit flies. Here we show that dietary supplement of either of… CONTINUE READING