Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment on Withania somnifera Root Extract and Its Effects on the Physical, Spectroscopic, Thermal and Behavioral Properties
American Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017, Pages: 17-26
Received: Mar. 14, 2017; Accepted: Mar. 23, 2017; Published: May 9, 2017
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Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Alice Branton, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Dahryn Trivedi, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Gopal Nayak, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Michael Peter Ellis, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
James Jeffery Peoples, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
James Joseph Meuer, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Johanne Dodon, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
John Lawrence Griffin, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
John Suzuki, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Joseph Michael Foty, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Judy Weber, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Julia Grace McCammon, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Karen Brynes Allen, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Kathryn Regina Sweas, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Lezley Jo-Anne Wright, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Lisa A. Knoll, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Madeline E. Michaels, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Margaret Kweya Wahl, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Mark E. Stutheit, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Michelle Barnard, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Muriel Mae Ranger, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Paromvong Sinbandhit, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
V. J. Kris Elig, Trivedi Global, Inc., Henderson, USA
Kalyan Kumar Sethi, Trivedi Science Research Laboratory Pvt. Ltd., Bhopal, India
Parthasarathi Panda, Trivedi Science Research Laboratory Pvt. Ltd., Bhopal, India
Snehasis Jana, Trivedi Science Research Laboratory Pvt. Ltd., Bhopal, India
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Abstract
Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) is useful as an herbal medicine and nutraceuticals for the prevention and treatment of anxiety, insomnia, tuberculosis, tumors, menstrual problems, etc. The objective of the current study was to evaluate the influence of The Trivedi Effect® - Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment on the physical, spectroscopic, thermal and behavioral properties of ashwagandha root extract using PXRD, PSD, FT-IR, UV-vis spectroscopy, TGA, and DSC analysis. Ashwagandha root extract was divided into two parts – one part was control without any Biofield Energy Treatment and another part was treated with the Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment remotely by twenty renowned Biofield Energy Healers and defined as Biofield Energy Treated sample. The PXRD analysis demonstrated that both the control and treated samples were amorphous in nature. The particle size values at d10, d50, and d90 of the treated sample were decreased significantly by 18.88%, 8.60%, and 4.00%, respectively compared with the control sample. Similarly, the surface area of the treated sample was significantly increased by 102.63% compared to the control sample. FT-IR results suggest that there was a small impact of Biofield Energy Treatment on ashwagandha root extract at the atomic level to reduce the force constant of O-H (str.) bond. UV-vis analysis revealed that the wavelength for the maximum absorbance of the control and treated samples were at 207.4 and 207.7 nm, respectively. TGA revealed the three steps of thermal degradation steps and the total weight loss was decreased by 0.13% in the treated sample compared with the control sample. Consequently, the maximum thermal degradation temperature at 272.73°C and 393.14°C for two broad peaks in treated sample was increased by 1.13% and 0.85%, respectively compared to the control the sample (269.68°C and 389.83°C). DSC analysis indicated that the evaporation temperature and latent heat of vaporization was increased by 1.35% and 5.52%, respectively in the treated sample compared with the control sample. The current findings suggested that The Trivedi Effect® - Energy of Consciousness Healing Treatment might have the astounding capacity to enhance the solubility, absorption, dissolution, bioavailability and thermal stability of ashwagandha root extract in various form of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical formulation by modifying its particle size and surface area. Thus, the treated ashwagandha root extract might provide better therapeutic response against inflammatory diseases, immunological disorders, arthritis, sexual disorders, stress, cancer, diabetes, ageing, and other chronic infections.
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Withania Somnifera, Biofield Energy Healing Treatment, Consciousness Energy Healing, The Trivedi Effect®, PXRD, Particle Size, TGA, DSC
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Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Michael Peter Ellis, James Jeffery Peoples, James Joseph Meuer, Johanne Dodon, John Lawrence Griffin, John Suzuki, Joseph Michael Foty, Judy Weber, Julia Grace McCammon, Karen Brynes Allen, Kathryn Regina Sweas, Lezley Jo-Anne Wright, Lisa A. Knoll, Madeline E. Michaels, Margaret Kweya Wahl, Mark E. Stutheit, Michelle Barnard, Muriel Mae Ranger, Paromvong Sinbandhit, V. J. Kris Elig, Kalyan Kumar Sethi, Parthasarathi Panda, Snehasis Jana, Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment on Withania somnifera Root Extract and Its Effects on the Physical, Spectroscopic, Thermal and Behavioral Properties, American Journal of Chemical Engineering. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 17-26. doi: 10.11648/j.ajche.20170502.12
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