International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part K (2016)
Experimental evaluation of Yashtimadhu (liquorice) Nootropic action
B Mahadev, G Siva Ram, RS Chalapathi and V Subhose
Human beings are the intelligent organisms present in this universe. The only thing that separates human beings from all the other creatures is the brain and its complexity. The unique functions of brain are learning, memory and ability to find objects, recollecting them and cognition. Even though certain nootropic drugs of other systems of medicine are available, their effectiveness and safety is only limited. Here Ayurveda provides fruitful solutions for all these problems. As per Ayurveda the one that benefits intellect (Medha) is said to be Medhya. Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.) is one among the four Medhya Rasayanas (memory promotive drugs) mentioned by Acharya Charaka. The present study is intended to find out the efficacy of Yashtimadhu root with Cow’s milk and milk powder as Medhya drugs on the behavior of Wistar Albino Rats in certain selected Pharmacological animal models.
How to cite this article:
B Mahadev, G Siva Ram, RS Chalapathi and V Subhose. Experimental evaluation of Yashtimadhu (liquorice) Nootropic action. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(6): 674-678.