Chapter 56 – Mukha Roga Nidanam

The 56th chapter of Madhava Nidana is Mukharoga Nidana and deals with Diseases of the mouth. The mouth is the gateway to the body. Disease in the mouth can cause systemic diseases (eg, bacterial endocarditis), and systemic disease can also lead to complications in the mouth (eg, Behcet disease). 

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Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid): Benefits, Sources

Also known as L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in some foods and added to a few others. And unlike most animals, humans cannot synthesize this vitamin – which is why it is an indispensable dietary component.

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