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

Phosphorous Poisoning Acute phosphorous poisoning is seen following ingestion of rat poison, in agricultural workers who use fertilizers, pesticides, and insecticides are used. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is pain in throat and abdomen. There is intense thirst. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea follow. There is odor of garlic on breath. Cramps are present. There is headache. Profound weakness is experienced. First Aid Give repeated stomach was...

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Medicinal uses of Catechu in Vocal Distress, Skin Infection, Tooth Disorders and Anemia

The trees of catechu or ‘katha’ as locally called, are found extensively in the regions of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. There are two varieties of catechu available in market viz. pale and dark. Belonging to the family Leguminosea, the Latin name of catechu is Acacia catechu. The English name is Cutch tree while in Ayurvedic texts it is more often referred by the name Khadir i.e. that what combats a...

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“Cassia (अमलतास)” useful in throat disease and cough

अमलतास अमलतास का वृक्ष बहुत बड़ा होता है । इसके पत्ते लाल चंदन के पतों की भांति होते है । इस पर पीले रंग के फुल खिलते हैं । जिनसे एक डेढ़ फुट तक गोल फल तैयार होते है । उन फलों के अंदर से काले रंग का गुदा निकलता है । अमलतास पूर्ण रूप से मानव जाति के स्वास्थ्य के लिए लाभदायक है । वृक्ष से लेकर फल तक...

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