Jul 10, 2012

Count on ayurveda for low platelet count cure soon!

Jamal Ayub, TNN Jul 6, 2012, 12.31AM IST

BHOPAL: Using natural ayurveda remedies researchers may soon have a cure for low platelet count, according to Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) director Ram Vishwakarma. Researchers claim that by using some six key medicinal plants they can stop fall and bring back platelet count in 7-8 days to normal levels of over one lakh per cubic mm.

According to Vishwakarma, dossier for phase one trial of the drug is being prepared. If successful, the research would have be a huge help to stop fall in platelet count in viral diseases like dengue or during chemotherapy for cancer patients. Fall in platelet count becomes life threatening if the level slips to 25,000 unit. Until now the cure for increasing platelet immediately is more platelet transfusion.



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