Author(s): Anjali W.G*, Chaitra H, Sk.Hafiz Hasan, Acha Vidhyadharini, Arya Subhash
Kerala has a wide traditional knowledge of treating various poisonous conditions. visha vaidya sara samuchaya and vishavaidya jyotsnika are two main books which mentions all types of poisoning and its management. Rat poisoning is an emergency condition which has to be treated immediately. Many formulations are mentioned in these books and one important amongst is neelikaranjadi kashayam which is easily available and widely used. This paper is an attempt to review on rat poisoning, ingredients and mode of action of neelikaranjadi kashayam.