European Journal of Applied Engineering and Scientific Research
N Kabilan, M Murugesan, T Balasubramanian, S Geethalakshmi
Siddha Medicine is one of the oldest Traditional system of Medicine in world existed separately in early times. In
Siddha, Mercurial compounds namely Panchasootham are widely used to cure complicated and chronic disease.
Pooram is one among the five compounds. Pooram is called as MERCUROUS CHLORIDE (CALOMEL). The
mercurial compound has been in use in Siddha since many centuries and it is identified and indicated for the treatment
of many diseases in ancient Siddha literature. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the physio-chemical
analysis of Siddha preparation Poora parpam.