Director’s Profile

Prof. Dr. V. Banumathi has joined as Director, National Institute of Siddha w.e.f. 19.2.2016.

Email id : dr.banumathi59@gmail.com

Possess 34 years service experience

Possess 19 years teaching experience.

Attended WHO–External Fellowship training program in the year 2007 in the field of “Food Safety” at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, for a period of four weeks, sponsored by ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of  India.

Participated in “Regional Conference on AYUSH” as  Speaker, at the State House, Le Reduit, Republic of Mauritius during April 2016

Ph.D.- Guideship, Awarded by The T.N.Dr.M.G.R.Medical University, Chennai

Member,Central Council for Indian Medicine, New Delhi from 2014 – 2017.

Head of Department & Dissertation guide -PG Gunapadam (Siddha Pharmacology)

Member – Institutional Animal Ethical Committee, NIS, Chennai.

Chairman/ Member-Secy - Institutional Ethical Committee, NIS, Chennai

Chief Editor -  Journal of NIS

Member- General Body, CCRS, Chennai - 106

Member- Affiliation Sub-Committee, The T.N.Dr.M.G.R.Medical University w.e.f.08.08.17

Member-Expert Committee on Access and Benefit Sharing, National Bio-Dioversity Authority, Chennai

Member – Selection Committee Meeting(TANSA 2015)- Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology

Member- Apex Committee, Chennai Science Festival 2018, Science City, Chennai.

Papers submitted in State level, National level, International level conferences & journals -32

Three special Lectures delivered in ROTP & CME programmes  for teaching faculties
and Assistant Medical Officer respectively at GSMC, Chennai & GSMC, Palayamkottai

Former Member, CCIM as Chairman Education Committee

Former Member, Board of Studies (Siddha) of the Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University.

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1 A study of Chitrarathai Chooranam (Alpinia officinarum Hance) in Valiazhal Keelvayu (Rheumatoid arthritis) : A Randomized clinical trial International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 4, Suppl 2, 2012
2 Effect of Vediuppu Cheyaneer in Ethylene glycol induced Hyperoxaluria model in rats. International Journal of Life Science & Pharma Research Vol 2, Issue 4, Oct – Dec 2012
3 Diuretic activity of the Aqueous extract of Nardostachys jatamansi DC in normal rats International Journal of  Science & Pharma Educational Research Vol 1 (11), Oct 2012 (8-13)
4 Aphrodisiac activity of Venthamarai Magarantha Chooranam (Stamens of Nelumbo nucufera white variety) on healthy Wister albino rats International Journal of Life Science & Pharma Research Vol 2, Issue 4, Oct – Dec 2012
5 Diuretic activity of Jalamanjari Chendooram in rats International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences Vol 3, Issue 1, Jan – Mar, 2013, 531-535
6 Ovulation inducing and folliculogenetic activity of Navachara Chunnam in female Wistar albino rats International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences Vol 3, Issue 2, Apr-Jun, 2013,  32-40
7 Ovulation inducing and folliculogenetic activity of Uppu Parpam in female Wistar albino rats Pharmanest – An International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 4, Issue 2, Mar-Apr 2013, 213-222
8 Anti-urolithiatic activity of Neeradaippu Thelineer in Ethylene glycol induced lithiatic rats International Research Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Sciences Vol 3 (2), 2013, 43-48.
9 Physico chemical and Phytochemical analysis of Vishnu Chakra Mathirai –a Siddha herbo mineral formalation Indian Journal of Research Vol 5 Issue-6 June 2016
10 Characterization study of Putru Pathangam, a Siddha herbo / Indian Journal of mineral formulation Vol 5 Issue-6 June 2016
11 GC MS analysis of Thaalisaathi Chooranam (TSC) – A Siddha polyherbal formulation PARIPEX - Indian Journal of Research Vol 5 Issue-6 June 2016
12 Physico-Chemical Evaluation and HPTLC Finger Printing of Siddha Polyherbal Formulation Thaalisaathi Chooranam (TSC) PARIPEX - Indian Journal of Research Vol 5 Issue-6 June 2016
13 In vitro Cytotoxicity and Glucose uptake activity of Siddha formulation Naaval Kottai Mathirai in L-6 cell lines 2016 PARIPEX - Indian Journal of Research Vol 4 Issue 10October / 2016
14 Standardization of Nandhi Mezhugu, a poly herbomineral Siddha formulation Journal of Pharmacy Research 10 (10) 666-673 October / 2016
15 A Review of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Medicines in Siddha System World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research 2(6) 211-214 November / 2016
16 Evaluation of Anti-Urolithiatic potential of novel Siddha formulation Seenakara Parpam on Ethylene glycol-induced urolithiasis in wistar albino rats Indian Journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences 3(12) Dec- / 2016
17 Siddha Medicines and Methodologies on Dynamic Gait Index of Cerebral Palsy Children Arul Mozhi International Journal of Recent Advances in Multidisciplinary Research Vol 3 – issue 12 2075-78 December / 2016
18 Physico- chemical characterization of Putru Pathangam, A Siddha herbomineral formulation International journal of Current Research in Chemistry and pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 3 Issue 6 -2016
19 Anti-Urolithiatic Evaluation of Siddha formulation Seenakara Parpam against Zinc Disc Implantation induced Urolithiasis in Wistar Albino Rats International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences Vol 3 Issue 2- 7-13, 2016
20 Physico chemical analysis and Anti oxidant activity of ethanolic extract and HCl extract of Tetran vithaikudineer Chooranam (A Siddha poly herbal formulation) International Journal of Current Research in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 3 Issue 12, 2016
21 Characterisation and Elemental analysis of a Siddha Herbo Mineral formulation – Vishnu Chakra Mathirai International Journal of Current Research in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 3, Issue 6 2016
22 Physico Chemical Analysis of Parangipattai Rasayanam, a Siddha poly herbal formulation 2016 International Journal of Current Research in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 3, Issue 6 2016
23 Physico chemical and Phytochemical analysis of Vidathari Chooranam, a Siddha herbo-mineral formulation International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences Vol 3, Issue 10 2016
24 Physicochemical analysis of Eraippu Noi Chooranam, A Siddha polyherbal formulation International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research (IJAMR) Vol 3, Issue 6, 34-38 2016
25 Acute and Sub-acute (28-days) oral toxicity studies of Eraippu noi Chooranam International Journal of Advanced Research inBiological Sciences Vol 3, Issue 6 2016
26 Analytical Standardization of Brahmi Nei and Effect of Siddha Methodologies on Spasticity in Cerebral Palsy International Journal of Current Research in Medical Sciences Vol 2, Issue 10 2016
27 A Review of beneficial effects of Siddha medicinal herbs on Snake bite International Journal of Current Research in Biology and Medicine 2016
28 Mimosa pudica up-regulates DAT and TH proteins expression, in turn, locomotor functions in mouse MPTP-1-methyl-4-phenyl- 1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine model of Parkinsonism International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences 8(1) (B) 24-29, Jan 2017
29 Mimosa pudica exerts neuroprotection against MPP + induced neurotoxicity in shsy5y cell lines-an in vitro model of Anti-parkinsonism Mahadevan International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 9 Issue 1 2017
30 Paediatric Management in Siddha System of Medicine International Journal of Advanced Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy Vol 6, Issue 1, 370-377 2017
31 A Review on Siddha Herbal Formulation Deva Chooranam for Improving the QOL in Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research  Vol 6, Issue 5, 319-332 2017
32 Acute and Sub-acute (28 days) oral toxicity studies of 
Parangipattai Rasayanam
Intl. Journal of Current
Research in Medical Sciences
Vol 2, Issue 5 May 2016