Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines


Qualitative Assessment of Kayathirumeni - A Siddha Medicated Oil as a Remedy for Arthritic Pain

Hygeia.J.D.Med. 2016; 8 (2):19-28


Shailaja Rajathurai1   Madhumathi Sundararajan*2 Sukanthan Subramanian1

1. Arivan Tamizh, Maruthuvagam, Nammaazhwar Street, Paadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

2.East West Integrative Medicine Hospital and Research Institute, B-13 Mogappair industrial Estate, Mogappair,Chennai-600037,Tamil Nadu, India.


Received: 12 July 2016,   
Revised: 10 September 2016
Accepted: 15 September 2016
Available online: 30 November 2016

Plan: Kayathirumeni is an important formulation of Siddha system of medicine used to treat various human disorders. Such as myalgia, Arthritic pain etc. 
PrefaceThe present study aimed to set quality parameters in physico-chemical, Chromatography, Microbiology and Heavy metals for Kayathirumeni. 
MethodologyAssays for ash, extractive value, phytochemical profile, Heavy metal assay. 
Outcome:  The finding obtained from the study might be used as standard values for Kayathirumeni.   
Key words: Kayathirumeni, Varma oil, Thailam & chromatography

Article citation

Shailaja Rajathurai   Madhumathi Sundararajan* Sukanthan Subramanian. Qualitative assessment of Kayathirumeni - a siddha medicated oil as a remedy for arthritic pain. Hygeia.J.D.Med 2016; 8(2):19-28.  Available from http://www.hygeiajournal.com , DOI: 10.15254/H.J.D.Med.8.2016.158

Corresponding author email: madhumathi@eastwestimc.com 
Hygeia.J.D.Med. Vol.8 (2), November 2016 © All rights reserved 
Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines, 2229 3590


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