A REVIEW ON DIFFERENT USE OF PROSOPIS CINERARIA IN VARIOUS TEXTS
*Dr. Sangeeta Verma M. D. and Dr. Vipan Kumar Saraswat M. D.
Ayurveda is the science of life it tells us how to live, protect and cure our self from the diseases. The aim of Ayurveda is to maintain the health of healthy person and alleviation of disease from the diseased. To maintain the health it describes lots of remedies as Aahar Dravya. For the alleviation of disease lots of drugs in the form of combination or in the single preparation are described. For e.g. Trifala, Chandraprabha vati as in combination or Giloy, Haritaki, Haridra as a single drug. In these context presenting drug Prosopis cineraria has a wide spectrum of use because it fulfills the both aim of Ayurveda. It can use as Aaahar dravya as well as Aushadh Dravya. It’s legume is used as an Aahar Dravya in drier region of India (rajasthan and gujraat) and Its legume ash is used for removal of hair as a Bhesha dravya. In the presenting review article we tried to cover all the dimensions of Prosopis cineraria from Vedic to modern era and systemically presenting it’s different uses.[Full Text Article]