ICP –OES Analysis of Silasathu parpam

  • Seetha M PG Scholar, Department of Gunapadam, Government Siddha Medical College and Hospital, Palayamkottai.
  • Antony Duraichi R Lecturer, Department of Gunapadam, Government Siddha Medical College and Hospital, Palayamkottai.
Keywords: Silasathu parpam of bleeding piles , for styptic laxative Antioxidant activity


Siddha system of medicine is one of the oldest medicinal technique known to mankind known to be originated from South India. Siddha system is based on naadi ,pancha bootha, suvaigal and thegigal. Any derangement to these basic principle may lead to disease in humans. The herbomineral formulation Siddha drug Silasathu parpam contains styptic activity used in the treatment of bleeding piles and its associated symptoms like itching around anus, pain in anal region, bleeding during bowel movements etc. Bleeding piles is more prevalent among people in developing countries. The objective of study is to evaluate the components in Silasathu parpam. Silasathu (Gypsum) is a soft sulfate mineral. It is widely used as traditional medicine for urinary tract infections, leucorrhoea, bleeding piles, etc. I have selected Silathu parpam for bleeding piles. It is composed of calcium sulfate dihytrate Caso4.2H2O.The present study gain its own important in scientific society being focus analysis of heavy  mineral content in Siddha medicine  Silasathu parpam.


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How to Cite
M S, R AD. ICP –OES Analysis of Silasathu parpam. J Res Bio Med Sci [Internet]. 2023Jul.10 [cited 2024Feb.27];5(2):376-8. Available from: https://biosci.in/index.php/jrbms/article/view/131