Crotamiton – Reducing Itching in skin conditions
Crotamiton is an effective anti-parasite medicine used to kill certain parasites that live or lay eggs in the skin. It is an antipruritic and scabicides medicine. It treats scabies, a condition where tiny insects infest and irritate the skin. It functions by killing the mites and their eggs and relieves itching and skin irritation. Furthermore,...
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Sodium Benzoate - Promising Application in Medicine
Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid, and it is also commonly called Benzoate of Soda. It is not naturally occurring but is found as benzoic acid in various plants like tomatoes, cloves and cranberries. Other sources include seafood, basically prawns and dairy products. Sodium Benzoate is extensively used as a preservative in...
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World Unani Day is celebrated globally every year on 11 February. Its objective is to highlight its preventive and curative approach.
World Unani Day is celebrated globally every year on 11 February. It is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Hakim Ajmal Khan, the great Unani scholar and social reformer. He fought for freedom and was one of the co-founders and the First Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia. (1) To recognize the contribution of Hakim...
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Liquorice Extract – Improving Digestive Health
Liquorice is a flowering plant, a perennial legume herb, found in Western Asia, North Africa and Southern Europe. (2) The botanical name of liquorice is Glycyrrhiza glabra. (2) The extract from its root is a sweet aromatic flavouring, which may be used in flavouring food and confectionery, candies, drinks and tobacco. It possesses medicinal properties...
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