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IJAHM Latest Issue IJAHM have published its latest issue Vol. 8 Issue 02 2018 published IJAHM Call For Paper invites paper from various Ayurveda & herbal Medicine for Volume 8 Issue 02 March-April. 2018 ...... Impact Factor : 4.415

Dr.K.B.Hiremath , Phd

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Prof/Hod Rachana Shareera Dept. Sjg Ayurvdic Medical College  Kopal-583231



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In this literature an effort is made to show and exhibit the position of grahani compared with modern anatomical structure by referring all the classics and sangrahakaras grahani is pittadara kala and it is not a organ (duodenum).

Anatomical, physiological and pathologically in both Ayurvedic and modern It is came to know that grahani is not a duodenum it is lining epithelial membrane which is present in small intestine. Here the word grahanath grahani the food which  holds for long period to help digestion and absorption. This grahana activity will be done by plicae circularis and villi. Which are present in the small intestine by increase the surface area of the mucosa layer in the lumen 8 times.


I hat’s off to the knowledge of our ancient’s without seeing microstructure of intestine they explained grahanath grahani.



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