Medicinal Information Available in the Palm Leaf Manuscripts of the Eastern Sri Lanka – A Study

Indian Journal of Tamil

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Title Medicinal Information Available in the Palm Leaf Manuscripts of the Eastern Sri Lanka – A Study
 
Creator J, Kennedy
S, Oshanithy
 
Subject Palm leaf manuscripts
Eastern Tamil peoples
Medical information
Medical palm leaf
 
Description The Palm leaf manuscripts are seen as documents that preserve the cultural heritage of the people. In that respect, palm leaf manuscripts have been maintained by the Eastern Tamil people for a long time. These palm leaf manuscripts can be classified into three types; literature, medicine and astrology. Literary palm leaf manuscripts include Ammanai, Drama etc. Palm leaf manuscripts related to astrology contain information such as Similarly, medical palm leaf manuscripts contain much medical information. It is noted that a medical palm leaf manuscript was discovered for in the East recently. This study is intended to introduce the structure, medical information and herbs of this palm leaf manuscript. This palm leaf manuscript has solutions for many ailments such as headaches, asthma, cough peenisam, pittam and rheumatism. There is also information on the preparation of sanjeevi legiyam. Neem, Milk, Honey Basil, etc. have been identified as having high Medicinal properties.
 
Publisher IOR PRESS
 
Date 2021-02-25
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijot.iorpress.org/index.php/tamil/article/view/21
10.34256/ijot2111
 
Source Indian Journal of Tamil; Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021): Volume 2, Issue 1, Year 2021; 1-9
2582-662X
10.34256/ijot211
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijot.iorpress.org/index.php/tamil/article/view/21/10
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Kennedy J, Oshanithy S
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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