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Volume 7 Issue 6
June-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2006362

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156-161

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A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF VINEGAR IN UNANI LITERATURE: AN EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH

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2349-5162

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"A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF VINEGAR IN UNANI LITERATURE: AN EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 6, page no.156-161, June-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2006362.pdf

Abstract

Vinegar is derived from the French word vinaigre, meaning “sour wine”.Sirka (Vinegar) has a long historical background and besides its usage as a common condiment, food ingredient, preservative, flavoring and culinary agent it has also been extensively exploited as a potent medicinal substance. According to Unani classical literature, it is obtained after fermentation of various substances such as grapes, sugarcane, dried grapes, figs, jamun, honey, onions, grains etc and prepared by a specific procedure in which the juice of ingredient is taken in a vessel and kept in sunlight, until proper fermentation of that liquid takes place. In India, the most commonly used and prepared sirka is of Aab e neeshkar (Sugarcane juice) or of Jaggery called as Sirka Qandi. Various actions and clinical indications have been elaborated in the Unani classical literature and some properties namely Anti-infective, Antihypertensive, Cardio-protective, Antitumor, Antiglycemic, Antioxidant and Antitubercular activities have been revalidated in the light of recent scientific researches. A number of clinical researches have also been performed to explore medicinal properties of Sirka (Vinegar). This review provides both modern as well as Unani aspects of sirka(vinegar).

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Sirka, Vinegar, sourwine, Unani.

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"A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF VINEGAR IN UNANI LITERATURE: AN EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 6, page no. pp156-161, June-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2006362.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2006362
Registration ID: 234580
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 6 | Year June-2020
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.23910
Page No: 156-161
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF VINEGAR IN UNANI LITERATURE: AN EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 6, page no. pp156-161, June-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2006362.pdf




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