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Types of Pneumoconiosis(silicosis,anthracosis, byssinosis, bagassosis,asbestosis)its features and first aid treatment

Types of Pneumoconiosis and its features Their features are as shown in the following table. Type                         Features                       Preventive measures Silicosis – It is due to inhalation of dust containing free silica or silicon oxide.  It is found in mining, ceramic industry, slate- pencil industry, and blasting metal grinding, building and  construction work, rock mining, iron and steel industry. The higher the concentration of free silica in the dust,...

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First aid treatment of Benzene poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

Benzene Poisoning Benzene is a volatile liquid that is not miscible with water but dissolves in fat. It is used in the industries manufacturing drugs and dyes. Its poisoning is diagnosed by the following features. There is burning sensation in the mouth and stomach, nausea, and vomiting. Cough and chest pain are present. Headache, giddiness, confusion, restlessness, stupor, and coma may occur. First Aid Give lavage with tap water cautiously,...

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First aid treatment of Nitric acid Fumes Poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

Nitric acid Fumes Poisoning It is used extensively in chemical laboratories and industry. Corrosive fumes produce effects on the respiratory tract. The mucous membrane is swollen. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. The victim choker, coughs, and gasps. There is a sensation of tightness in the chest. Pulmonary edema may be present. The victim may be in shock. First Aid Remove the victim from the fumes immediately. Remove...

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Effects of Gas Inhalation and its first aid- Poisoning

Effects of Gas Inhalation and its first aid treatment- Poisoning  Gas                                         Effects Carbon monoxide acute –    Dusky skin with a faint red tinge, rapid, distressed breathing, impairment or loss of consciousness Chronic –   Headache, confusion, nausea, vomiting, aggression, incontinence Carbon dioxide – Headache, breathlessness, confusion, and unconsciousness Smoke – Rapid, noisy, distressed breathing, coughing, wheezing burning around the mouth and nose, unconsciousness. Solvents and fuels – Headache,...

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Medicinal use of Water pepper in Scanty Menstruation, Uterine Troubles, Cold, Cough, Kidney Disorder

Water pepper : Polygonum punctatum – smart weed Part used: Whole plant Astringent, diaphoretic, tonic, stimulant, emmenagogue, antiseptic For scanty menstruation. All uterine troubles, gravel in bladder, colds, coughs, bowel complaints, kidney disorders. Valuable in appendicitis. Use as enema and place hot fomentation to abdomen. Used as a wash in erysipelas. Use in cold water.

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Medicinal use of Valerian in Hysteria, Menstruation, Measles, Scarlet fever, Restlessness

Valerian: Valerian officinalis Part used: Root Aromatic, stimulant, tonic, anodynem antispasmodic, nervine Excellent nerve tonic. Valuable in hysteria. Taken hot will promote menstruation. Excellent for measles, scarlet fever, restlessness, convulsions in infants. Useful in colic, fevers. Will break up colds. Good for gravel in bladder. Heals ulcerated stomach. Powerful preventive of fermentation and gas. Do not boil root. A little peppermint increases promptness of action. Excites the cerebro- spinal system....

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Medicinal use of Spikenard in Skin Care

Spikenard: Aralia racemosa Part used: Root Pectoral, diaphoretic, stimulant, alternative, balsamic, expectorant Eases childbirth if taken last six weeks of pregnancy. Excellent blood purifier. Good in all skin eruptions, pimples, etc. useful in coughs, colds and chest troubles. Combined with red raspberry leaves for easy childbirth. Too much will cause headache. Good for joint pain. Breaks tough phlegm. Effective against bites of poisonous creatures.

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Medicinal use of Rosemary in Cold, Colic, Nervous Ailments

Rosemary: Rosemarinus officinalis Part used: leaves and flowers Stimulant, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, tonic, astringent , diaphoretic, carminative, nervine, aromatic, cephalic Old – fashioned remedy for colds, colic, nervous ailments. Very good for nervous headache. Good mouth – wash for gums, halitosis, sore throat. Helpful in insanity. Aids digestion, cough. Strengthens the eyes. Oil used for ointments, liniment and in perfumery. Helps a weak memory, quickens the senses, clears the vision. Best...

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Medicinal use of Pitvan in Weakness, Fever, Asthma, Diarrhea and Blood Clean

पिटवन यह बूटी अधिकतर बंगाल, असम, त्रिपुरा, सिकिक्म, भूटान में अपने-आप यानि प्राकृतिक रूप से पैदा होती है । इसके पत्ते गोल होते हैं । उनका रंग नीला तथा सफेद होता है । काम में इसकी केवल जड़ ही आती है । गुण तथा लाभ तासीर में गर्म, मधुर, सारक, कटुतिकत तथा शमन है । इससे त्रिदोष रोग का उपचार किया जाता है । मर्दाना कमजोरी में भी इसका सेवन...

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Medicinal use of Kasoda Plant in Weakness, Constipation, Body Head, Itching.

क्सौदा इसका पौधा धरती से दो-तीन फुट ऊंचा होता है, इसकी पत्तियां जामुन की पत्तियों जैसी ही, उसी आकार की होती हैं । इसकी कोई फसल नहीं बोई जाती । यह प्राकृतिक रूप से धरती से जन्म लेता है । इस पर पीले रंग के फुल आते हैं और चपटी फलियां फल के रूप में लगती हैं । फलियों के अंदर पपटे रंग के बीज होते हैं । कुछ लोग...

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Medicinal use of Velvet Plant in Cough, Cold, Colic and Diarrhea

पाढ़ पाढ़ कोई वृक्ष या पौधा नहीं बल्कि एक बेल होती है | इसके कोने में से सफेद और सूक्ष्म मोर के समान फुल निकलता है | इसके पत्ते गोल होते हैं तथा फल मक्का के दानों की भांति लाल होते हैं | गुण तथा लाभ पाढ़ उष्ण, चरपरा, कडुवा, पोक्षण तथा हल्का होता है | इसके द्वारा हम खांसी, नजला, जुकाम, शूल, ज्वर, अतिसार जैसे रोगों का उपचार कर...

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Medicinal use of Rasna in Fever, Stomach Disease and Cough

रास्ना रास्ना एक बेल की भांति बंगाल में प्राचीन वृक्षों पर उत्पन्न होकर फलती-फूलती है, (देखें चित्र, रास्ना की बेल एक पुराने वृक्ष से लिपटी हुई है) | रास्ना के फुल पीले रंग के होते हैं | फलियों के अंदर मोठ की भांति छोटे-छोटे दाने होते हैं | इसकी तासीर गर्म होती है | इसके सेवन से पाचन शक्ति बढ़ती है | खांसी के रोग को दूर करता है |...

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