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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 3 (2024)

Ayurvedic toxicological review article on Kuchla

Author(s):

Dr. Puja Mishra and Dr. Vijay Patil

Abstract:

Kuchala (Strychnos nux-vomica Linn) is a well known poisonous plant in Indian device of medicine. it is blanketed in Upavisha by ayurveda texts. Strychnos nux vomica Lin is a famous folk medication from ancient times. Even these days also many people in ruler India use Kuchala in medication shape. in line with achryas even an acute poison can come to be an top notch drug if it is well administered, and further even a drug, if no longer properly administered, turns into an acute poison. Kuchala is a known vegetable poison to Ayurveda in addition to modern-day technological know-how however it is used in lots of medicinal preparations of Ayurveda and different allied medicinal pathies. Strychnine is a major contain of kuchala which turned into first used medically in 1540, and persevered to be used in many stimulants, Tonics and cathartics. In this text the general statistics about the poisonous plant Kuchala, it's, Toxicological factor, Medicolegal element and healing uses referred to in Ayurveda, Agadatantra and in other systems of medication.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Puja Mishra and Dr. Vijay Patil. Ayurvedic toxicological review article on Kuchla. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(3):86-88. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i3b.14947

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