Open Access and Peer-reviewed
Home Journal Issues Guide for Authors Editorial Board Aims & Scope About Journal News & Announcements


Original Research 
AAM. 2017; 6(3-4): 106-114


Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp

Kalpesh Panara, Hetal Aghera, Ashok B. K., Rabinarayan Acharya.

Abstract
Introduction: Ayurveda advocates balanced intake of all the Rasa (taste) in diet, which helps maintaining physiological health for excessive intake of any may produce undesired effects. Amlarasa (sour taste) is a liked and commonly consumed taste as an appetizer or as taste enhancer. Some people however are fond of it to the extent of excess consumption. Tamarind (Tamarindus indica Linn.) is a common source of sour taste in Indian food. Its pulp is used to make various food preparations and taste enhancers. Materials and Methods: The present study was planned to assess any adverse effect of Amlarasa (sour taste) having Tamarindus indica Linn.
ripened fruit pulp as a representative, given in higher dose and for long duration to wistar albino rats . Therapeutically equivalent dose (TED) of 540 mg/kg and an overdose (TED×5 = 2700mg/kg) of tamarind fruit pulp, was administered orally for 60 days to Wistar Albino rats. Ponderal changes, gross behaviour, haematological, serum biochemical parameters were evaluated and histopathological study were carried out. Results: Tamarindus indica pulp (2700mg/kg) has shown mild fatty changes and cell infiltration in the liver sections. At therapeutic and higher dose level, blood sugar, serum uric acid and SGOT levels were found to be increased significantly.
Conclusion: Study supports the concept of Atiyoga (over consumption) referring to Amlarasa lead to certain undesired heath onsequences.

Key words: Tamarindus indica Linn., Sour taste, Atiyoga, Over consumption, Amla rasa.


 
ARTICLE TOOLS
Abstract
PDF Fulltext
Print this article Print this Article
How to cite this articleHow to cite this article
Citation Tools
Related Records
 Articles by Kalpesh Panara
Articles by Hetal Aghera
Articles by Ashok B. K.
Articles by Rabinarayan Acharya
on Google
on Google Scholar
Article Statistics
 Viewed: 822
Downloaded: 258
Cited: 0


How to Cite this Article
Pubmed Style

Panara K, Aghera H, K. AB, Acharya R. Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp. AAM. 2017; 6(3-4): 106-114.


Web Style

Panara K, Aghera H, K. AB, Acharya R. Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp. http://www.aamjournal.in/?mno=276177 [Access: October 19, 2018].


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Panara K, Aghera H, K. AB, Acharya R. Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp. AAM. 2017; 6(3-4): 106-114.



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Panara K, Aghera H, K. AB, Acharya R. Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp. AAM. (2017), [cited October 19, 2018]; 6(3-4): 106-114.



Harvard Style

Panara, K., Aghera, H., K., A. B. & Acharya, R. (2017) Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp. AAM, 6 (3-4), 106-114.



Turabian Style

Panara, Kalpesh, Hetal Aghera, Ashok B. K., and Rabinarayan Acharya. 2017. Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp. Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, 6 (3-4), 106-114.



Chicago Style

Panara, Kalpesh, Hetal Aghera, Ashok B. K., and Rabinarayan Acharya. "Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp." Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine 6 (2017), 106-114.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Panara, Kalpesh, Hetal Aghera, Ashok B. K., and Rabinarayan Acharya. "Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp." Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine 6.3-4 (2017), 106-114. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Panara, K., Aghera, H., K., A. B. & Acharya, R. (2017) Pharmacological evaluation of excess intake of Amlarasa (Sour taste) with special reference to Tamarindus indica Linn. fruit pulp. Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, 6 (3-4), 106-114.








AUTHOR LOGIN

REVIEWER LOGIN

Indexed
&
Abstracted


DOAJ

Index Copernicus

Index Scholar

Google Scholar,

DHARA (http://www.dharaonline.org)

Ayush Research Portal (http://ayushportal.nic.in/)

 

Listed In

UGC approved journal's list (2017)

List of Journals stating that they follow the ICMJE Recommendations ( 2017) 

.................................................................

The articles in Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial  Share Alike License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited and distributed with the same licence as the original .

An Official Journal of 

 

 

IASTAM member logo

 


ABOUT JOURNAL
POLICIES
STATEMENTS