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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(10): 2090-2095
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.243


Medicinal Rice and its Medicinal Values
Rajpiraveen1*, S. R. Mythili2 and T. C. Nikitha2
1Amrita School of Enginnering, Coimbatore, India
2Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

With the advent of the Green revolution high yielding varieties had their upper hand and the medicinal properties of landraces and the traditional rice varieties became an ignored experience. Traditional rice varieties are a consortium of desirable traits such as high yielding, tolerance to extreme stress conditions and also are rich in nutritive and therapeutic value. They possess low sugar content, making them pleasing choice for consumers who are suffering from diabetics, overweight, or regulating their sugar intake. They have higher amount of glutamic acid, fiber and vitamins. Traditional varieties have been regarded an energetic food for people and were recommended by saints of having the medicinal values to keep juvenile and long life. In India, Ayurvedha and Unani systems of medicine rely on the therapeutic properties of rice. Traditional rice has been extensively used to control high blood pressure, body balance, digestive system disorders, diarrhoea in children, skin inflammation, regulating blood sugar level and certain other specific diseases.


Keywords: High blood pressure, Body balance, Digestive system disorders, Diarrhoea in children, Skin inflammation
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Rajpiraveen, P., S. R. Mythili and Nikitha, T. C. 2019. Medicinal Rice and its Medicinal Values.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(10): 2090-2095. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.243