Traditional medical knowledge twined with culture and community health are inherited or spread transplacentally. Usage of certain herbal combinations in safe delivery and compound drugs in lactation enhancement are the scientific Secrets which emerged from Grandmas Pandora box. Adapting the same in life is the secret behind less statistics of Anemia in Tamilnadu when compared with other states. The knowledge may be transferred and translated by products to a successful completion of ICDS.
Seinei and Uraimathirai should be fed from day 1 up to 1 yr of child growth.
Dosage: 100 mcg of uraimathirai daily/ 0.5 ml ofSeinei.
Vit A Supplementation
This can be achieved through Karisalaikarpam tab and Murungailai chooranam.
Dosage: 250 mg tab of Karisalaikarpam / 500 mg of Murungai ilai chooranam.
Ante natal care drugs
Advocacy of Antenatal drugs as mentioned in the text.
Usage of Pavana panchagulathylam – Internally.
Application of Ulunthu thylam externally.
Ayabringa raja karpam / Satavari lehyam – Iron & Folic acid supplementation.
For prevention of Vomiting
Mathulai Manappagu - 10 ml Daily Two times a day
Post natal care
Sowbakya chuntee – 10 gms daily from the day 2 of delivery.
Thaneer vittan kilangu nei /lehyam for promoting lactation.
Thripala chooranam for douching in excess lochia discharge.
Advocacy of Ayabringarajakarpam - 200 mg –b.i.d for 90 days.
Advocacy of Anna bedhi Chenduram – 200 mg –Cap for 30 days.
Advocacy of Muthuchippi parpam -200 mg for calcium supplementation
Advocacy of Nellikai lehyam for Vit C – benefit and enhancement of Iron absorption.
Compatible nutrition package
1.Pancha mutti Kanchi
2.Pea nut / Ellu mittai
3.Ulunthu kali / Ulunthu kanchi