Dr (Mrs) Sri Ranjani Sivapalan

Dr (Mrs) Sri Ranjani Sivapalan, DAMS(Hons) (Sri Lanka), M’Phil (Sri Lanka),
MAcF (Sri Lanka), PGDHM (India), PhD (India)
Senior Lecturer Grade I
Tel: +94 21 2057146
Email: sriranjanis@jfn.ac.lk

Retired from 30th September 2016.

 

Teaching

  1. Mahappetiyal (Obstetrics) – Final BSMS
  2. Mahalir Maruthuvam (Gynaecology) – Final BSMS

Articles in Learned Journals

  1. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew, Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. “Comparative Standardization of Siddha Medicated oil: Thalangai Ennai, a Poly Herbal Formulation”, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP), Volume 6, Issue 7, July 2016: pp. 713-719.
  2. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2016). Biological and Pharmacological Studies of Tribulus terristris Linn. – A Review. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, 3(1), pp. 257-265.
  3. S. Vinotha, I. Thabrew, S. Sri Ranjani (2015). Phytochemical Screening of Various Extracts of Root of Withania Somnifera (L) Dunal, Archives of Business Research (ABR); 3(2): pp. 179-184.
  4. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2015). Phytochemical study on Medicinal Plant Sida cordifolia Linn. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, 2015 2(1), pp. 200-204.
  5. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrewand Sri Ranjani Sivapalan, (2014). Standardization of Amukkirai Chooranam, a Traditional Herbal Preparation in Siddha System of Medicine, European Journal of Medicinal Plants (EJMP), SCIENCE DOMAIN international, 2015; 5(2): 1-13. Article No- EJMP. 2015.013.
  6. S. Vinotha, I. Thabrew, S. Sri Ranjani, “In-Vitro Antioxidant Activity of Two Selected Herbal Medicines”, International Journal of Medical, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Engineering, International Scholarly and Scientific research and Innovation, International Science Index, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), Vol. 8, No: 12, 2014; pp. 732-737.
  7. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew, Sri Ranjani Sivapalan (2014). “STANDARDIZATION OF VELLARUGU CHOORANAM: A SIDDHA HERBAL DRUG”, International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research, 2014; 2(3): 44-53. Available online at: http://ijapr.in
  8. S Vinotha, I Thabrew, S Sri Ranjani, (2013) – Preliminary Phytochemical Screening of Different Extracts of Whole Plant of Enicostemma littorale Blume. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 99-104.
  9. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2014). Comparative Phyto-Physicochemical Studies on Selected Medicinal Plants, Enicostemma littorale Blume and Withania Somnifera (L.) Dunal. International Journal of Medicinal chemistry and Analysis (IJMCA), Vol 4, Issue 1, pp. 46-52. Available at www.ijmca.com
  10. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2013). A Quality Assessment {Phyto, Physicochemical Profile} of root of Withania somnifera (Linn) Dunal, International Journal of Advances in Science and Technology (IJAST), Vol. 7, No.1, July 2013, pp. 64-72. Available at www.ijast.org
  11. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2013). Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activities of Cyperus rotundus Linn – A Review, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2013, pp. 1-8.
  12. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2013). Phyto, Physicochemical Standardization of Medicinal Plant Enicostemma Littorale, Blume, International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR) Journal of Pharmacy, Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2013, pp. 52-58. Available at www.iosrphr.org
  13. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan and Prince Jeyadevan. (2012). “Physiochemical properties and Phytochemical study of Rhizome Cyperus rotundus Linn”, International Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Technology (IJPPT), Volume 1, Issue 2, 2013, pp. 42-46.
  14. Sivapalan S. R. (2010). “Comparative study on Vezhuppu noi/pandu roga with anemia”, Ayurveda Sameekahawa, Volume II, part VI, Sri Lanka, pp.193-200.
  15.  “தாய் மொழிவழி மருத்துவக்கல்வி”
  16.  “பண்டைத் தமிழா வாழ்வில் நெருஞ்சிலும் உழிஞையும்”, அனைத்திந்திய அறிவியல் தமிழ் பல்கலைக்கழகம் 17ம் தேசிய கருத்தரங்கம் தமிழ் பல்கலைக்கழகம் தஞ்சாவு+h; -2009.
  17.  “பெண் பருவநிலைகளும் உடல் உள மாற்றங்களும்”, அறிவியல் தமிழ் தேசிய கருத்தரங்கம் தமிழ் நாடு அரசின் அறிவியல் தமிழ் மன்றம் பல்கலைக்கழகம் தஞ்சாவு+h; -2008.
  18. “பெண்களின் பருவகால சிக்கல்கள்” தேசிய கருத்தரங்கம் தமிழ் பல்கலைக்கழகம் தஞ்சாவு+h; -2008.

Abstract in Journal

  1. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Irangaine Thabrew and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan (2012). “A quality assessment {physic – phytochemical profile} of root of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal used traditionally for therapeutic purposes in Sri Lanka”. Journal of Ayurveda Integrative Medicine (J-AIM) 2013, Suppl. 1; pg.18 (From abstract book of 5th World Ayurveda Congress 2012, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India; 7-10 Dec 2012), Downloaded free from http://www.jaim.in

Articles in Conferences

  1.  Ananthajothy V and Sri Ranjani, S. “MANAGING THE CONDITION OF COLD INDUCED RHINITIS THROUGH CHANGING THE WAY OF LIFE BY IDENTIFYING THE INFLUENCING FACTORS”., International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM 2015), Faculty of Management, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 11th and 12th June 2015, pp. 569 – 576 .
Publication in Abstracts / Proceedings of Conferences / Symposia/ Presentations etc. attended
  1.   Suthajanani, L., Sivalathajini, S and Sivapalan, SR (2015), “A Study of Distribution of Diagnosed Hypertension in Mathagal J/151 Gramaniladhri Division during from April to June 2012”. Proceedings and Abstracts of 3rd International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2015, organized by Institute of Indigenous medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, 10, 11, and 12 December 2015, p. 220.
  2.  Kavitha, T., Tharmala, S andSivapalan, SR (2015), “A Study on Life style of Elders in J/283 Gramaniladari Division”. Proceedings and Abstracts of 3rd International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2015, organized by Institute of Indigenous medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, 10, 11 and 12 December 2015, p. 140.
  3.  Rakulini, R., Vijitha, P andSivapalan, SR (2015), “The Study on use of Korosanai maaththirai for Children under the age of five in Kaithady West and Navatkuli West Gramaniladari Division”. Proceedings and Abstracts of 3rd International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2015, organized by Institute of Indigenous medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, 10, 11, and 12 December 2015, p. 167.
  4. Ananthajothy Vijayakumar and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan (2015), Efficacy of combination of herbal medicines (Syrup VasakaSuwasakudori pill and Peenisa oil) in the management of cold weather provoked respiratory symptoms, Abstracts – Proceedings, Sri Jayawardanapura University, Nugegoda
  5. Ananthajothy Vijayakumar and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan (2015), Efficacy of two combinations of Herbal Medicines in cold induced Respiratory symptoms, Abstracts – Proceedings, “8th International Research Conference of The General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University (KDU-IRC 8)” under the theme of Inculcating Professionalism for National Development, for the eighth consecutive year on 27th and 28th August 2015, p.118.
  6. Sanmugarajah, V, Thabrew, I, Sivapalan, SR (2015). Goniometer assessment on Knee osteoarthritis among patients seeking Ayurveda Medicine in Jaffna District, 128th Anniversary International Medical Congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Organized by SLMA, 5th – 8th July 2015, pp. 223.
  7. Sanmugarajah, V, Thabrew, I, Sivapalan, SR (2015). Association between Body Mass Index and Knee osteoarthritis among patients seeking Ayurveda Medicine in Jaffna District, 128th Anniversary International Medical Congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Organized by SLMA, 5th – 8th July 2015, pp. 239.
  8. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan (2015). Efficacy of Vellarugu chooranam with Thalangai ennai in the Treatment of Knee osteoarthritis and Life style assessed by WOMAC score, Proceedings of Ayurveda Expo 2015 International Symposium, Organized by The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, 3rd to 5th July 2015.
  9. Ananthajothy Vijayakumar andSri RanjaniSivapalan (2015). Effect of Combination of Syrup Vasaka, Thallisady churna and Peenas oil in the Management of Manthara Kaasam, Proceedings of Ayurveda Expo 2015 International Symposium, Organized by The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, 3rd to 5th July 2015.
  10.  Vijayakumar, A andSri Ranjani, S. (2014).,  “INFLUENCE OF RITUS ON MANTHARA KASAM AND PREVENTIVE MEASURES THROUGH RITUCHARYA: A REVIEW” Proceedings and Abstracts of 2nd International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2014, organized by Institute of Indigenous medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, 19-21 December 2014, p. 61.
  11.  Vijayakumar, A andSri Ranjani, S. (2014),Different herbal formulations of Thalisady churna and medicinal properties of common ingredients on respiratory system: A review”. Proceedings and Abstracts of 2nd International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2014, organized by Institute of Indigenous medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, 19-21 December 2014, p. 82.
  12.  S. Vinotha, I. Thabrew, S. Sri Ranjani, (2014). “In-Vitro Antioxidant Activity of Two Selected Herbal Medicines”, Proceedings of XII International Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (ICMAP 2014), Hotel Jen Penang, Penang, Malaysia World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), International Science Index, Vol. 08 No: 12, Part I, 4th and 5th December 2014; pp. 35-40.
  13.  S. Vinotha, I. Thabrew, S. Sri Ranjani, (2014). “Comparative Standardization of Siddha Medicated Oil: Thalangai ennai, a Poly Herbal Formulation”, Proceedings and Abstracts of 2nd International Research Symposium of Rajarata University (IRSYRU 2014), Rajarata, Sri Lanka, Extended abstract, 29th and 30th October 2014, pp. 428-433.
  14.  V Sanmugarajah, I Thabrew, S R Sivapalan. (2014). Comparative Phytochemical screening and anti-arthritic potential in different extracts of Enicostemma littorale and Withania somnifera”, Proceedings and Abstracts of International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA) 2014, University of Sri Jeyewardanepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka,  August 2014, p. 191.
  15. Nithiyapriya, S., Varuniya, S., Sri Ranjani, S (2014). “Management of Manasika Roga at Shanthikam” Proceedings and Abstracts of 1st International Conference on Traditional Medicine 2014, Graduate Studies Division/ GWA/ University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 24th to 26th July 2014, p. 30.
  16. Sanmugarajah V, Thabrew I, and Sivapalan S. R. (2014). In-Vitro Antioxidant Activities of Amukirai choornam, a Siddha Herbal Preparation”, Proceedings and Abstracts of HETC Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 2014, p. 64.
  17. Vinotha S., Thabrew I., and Sri Ranjani S. (2014). In-Vitro Antioxidant Activity of Siddha Herbal Preparation, Vellargu choornam ”, Proceedings and Abstracts of Jaffna Science Association, 21st Annual sessions, University of Jaffna,  Volume 21, No 1, 2-4April 2014, p. A05.
  18. S. Vinotha, I. Thabrew, and S. Sri Ranjani. (2014). “Comparing the In-Vitro Antioxidant activities of Selected Siddha Herbal preparations Amukkirai and Vellaruguchooranam”, Proceedings and Abstracts of 1st International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology (ICSE 2014), organized by Faculty of Pharmacy, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, India, 7 – 9 March 2014, p. 85.
  19. Vinotha, S., Thabrew, I. and Sri Ranjani., S. (2013). “Standardization of Vellarugu chooranam, a Siddha Herbal Drug”, Proceedings and Abstracts of 1st International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2013, organized by Institute of Indigenous medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, 19-21 December 2013, p. 88.
  20. Vinotha, S., Thabrew, I. and Sri Ranjani., S. (2013) “Standardization of a Siddha Herbal Preparation, Amukkirai chooranam”, Proceedings and Abstracts of World Congress on Pharmaceutical Science and Technology 2013, organized by International Society for Nature & Health Care Inc., USA in collaboration with Industrial Technology Institute, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 16-18 December 2013, p. 48.
  21. S Vinotha, Ira Thabrew, and S Sri Ranjani. (2013). Preliminary Phytochemical Screening of Different Extracts of Whole Plant of Enicostemma littorale Blume, – Proceedings and Abstracts of KDU International Symposium 2013, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana,  August 2013, p. 50.
  22. S Sri Ranjani and S Vinotha. (2013). “Preliminary Study on Medicinal Plant – Sida cordifolia Linn”. Proceedings and Abstracts of KDU International Symposium 2013, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana,  August 2013, p. 49.
  23. Ananthajothy Vijayakumar and S Sri Ranjani. (2013). “Indigenous Medical Practice of Respiratory Symptoms in Selected MOH Areas in Jaffna”. Proceedings and Abstracts of KDU International Symposium 2013, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana,  August 2013, p. 38.
  24. S. Vinotha, Ira Thabrew, and S. Sivapalan. (2013). “Phytochemical Screening of Various Extracts of Root of Withania Somnifera (L.) Dunal” – Proceedings and Abstracts of Jaffna Science Association, 20th Annual sessions, University of Jaffna, Volume 20, No 1, 21-23 April 2013, p. A05.
  25. Sanmugarajah V, Thabrew I, and Sivapalan S. (2013). “Comparative Phyto-Physicochemical Studies on Selected Medicinal Plants, Enicostemma littorale Blume and Withania Somnifera (L.) Dunal”.- Proceedings and Abstracts of 5th International Conference on medicinal Plants and herbal products (ICMPHP 2013), Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, India, Poster abstracts, January 2013, P 10.
  26. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan (2013). “Preliminary Pharmacognostical and Phytochemical Screening of Plectranthus ambonicus (Lour) Spreng Leaves”, Proceedings and Abstracts of 5th International Conference on medicinal Plants and herbal products (ICMPHP 2013), Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, India, Poster abstracts, January 2013, P 23.  
  27. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2012). A quality assessment {physico – phytochemical profile} of root of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal used traditionally for therapeutic purposes in Sri Lanka. Proceedings and Abstracts of 5th World Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo 2012. World Ayurveda Foundation and Government of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 7th to 10th December 2012. p. 53.  Avilable at www.ayurworld.org
  28. Vinotha Sanmugarajah, Ira Thabrew and Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2012). Analytical Study of Thalangai Ennai: A Pain Relieving Siddha Medicated Oil. – Proceedings and Abstracts of 3rd International Conference on Holistic Medicine (ICHM) 2012. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo, 17th and 18th November 2012. p. 52.  Available at www.cmb.ac.lk/wp.
  29. Vinotha, S., Thabrew, I. and Sivapalan., SR. (2012). Quality Assessment of Medicinal Plant Enicostemma littorale, Blume by Physico-Phytochemical Analysis. Proceedings and Abstracts of Pandit G.P. Wickramarachchi Memorial International Research Symposium 2012. BMICH, 7th to 9th November 2012. p. 53.
  30. Sivapalan SR. (2012). Menstrual disorders in adolescent college female in Thanjur and their home remedy. Proceedings and Abstracts of Pandit G.P. Wickramarachchi Memorial International Research Symposium. BMICH, 7th to 9th November 2012, p. 38.
  31. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan, A.C. Thavaranjit, Prince Jayadevan (2012). Anatomical and Phytochemical screening of leaves of Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less. Proceedings of the Abstracts of Jaffna International Research Conference, p. 200.
  32. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan (2011). Phytochemical analysis of Glinus Lotoides Linn, 1st World Congress for Man and Nature, “Global Climate Change and biodiversity Conservation”, Haridwar, India, p. 35.
  33. Ranjani SS, Vinuja S. (2011). “Antifungal activity of Vernonia cinerea”, 3rd International Conference on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, p. 46.
  34. Sivapalan S. (2010). “Physiochemical properties and Phytochemical screening of Cyperus rotundus Linn Rhizome”, Annual Research Conference, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, p. 15.
  35. Sri Ranjani. S. (2010). “Prevalence and herbal management of menorrhagia among female college students,” 17th Annual Session of the Jaffna Science Association, p. 29.
  36. S Sri Ranjani (2010). “A cross sectional descriptive study on the effect of sarakku and kayam on breast feeding”, 4th World Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo, Bangaluru, India, p. 189.
  37. Sri Ranjani S. (2009). “Ethno botany and ethnopharmacology of Cyperus rotundus”, 4th Global Summit on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  38. S Sri Ranjani. Dysmenorrhoea –Soothaga vayu, Siddha Medical Science Research, Dept. of Siddha Medicine, Faculty of Science, Tamil University, Thanjavoor -2008 proceedings in CD.

Key Note address

Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. (2015). Challenges faced by Siddha Medicine at present and the role of research in achieve global standard. Journal of Siddha Symposium 2015, organized by Department of Indigenous medicine, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, 1, pp.01-11

 

Awards

  1. Research Grant – Ministry of Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka 2011.
  2. Award – “Ayurveda Vaidya Sironmany” –Ministry of Indigenous Medicine – April 2011

 

Activities

  1. Visiting consultant -Government Ayurveda Hospital.
  2. Acting head at Unit of Siddha Medicine from 1st January 2001 to 31st January 2001.
  3. Participated in the pre-conference workshop on Ethics Review of Research proposals was held on 27th January 2012 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna for the Regional Medical Congress, Jaffna 28th & 29th organized by Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) and Jaffna Medical Association.
  4. Participated in two workshops (Strategic planning for Sri Lankan Universities and Strategic planning- methods and tools) were held on 28th and 29th January 2013 at Staff Development Centre, University Jaffna.
  5. Attended the workshop (Fundamentals to statistics and SPSS programme) was held on February to April, 2013 (20 hours) at Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna
  6. Chairperson for the scientific session in the Siddha Symposium and Exhibition 2012 was held on 10th, 11th & 20th June 2013 at Navakkiri Herbal Garden, Jaffna.
  7. Resource person in the Regional Scientific meeting of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka (PSSL) was held on 29th June 2013 at Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna.
  8. Participated in two workshops (Peer review journal publication and Impact factor for journal) were held on 7th & 8th March 2014 at Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, India.
  9. Attended the Staff Developing Centre conducted workshop on “Managing Bibiliographic References using End Note software” was held on 21st June 2014 at Computer Unit, University of Jaffna.Participated in workshop and c
  10. onference on 128th Anniversary International Medical Congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Organized by SLMA, on 5th – 8th July 2015.
  11. Participated in Ayurveda Expo 2015 International Symposium, Organized by The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, on 3rd to 5th July 2015.
  12. Reviewer – International Journal of Science and Research
  13. Editor – Wyno Academic Journal of Medical Sciences and Wyno Academic Journal of Biological Sciences.
  14. Reviewer – Wyno Academic Journals                                                                                                                                 Title of Research paper- “In vivo determination of the Anti-hypertensive Activity of the crude extract from Peperomia pellucida (Pansit-pansitan) on male Sprague –Dawley Rats”
  15. Reviewer – Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry (22nd July 2015)                                                                           Title of Research paper- “Phenolic composition and Antioxidant, Antimicrobial and Cystochrome P450 inhibition activities of Cyperus rotundus tubers”
  16. Reviewer- Full paper in International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM 2015), Faculty of Management, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 11th and 12th June 2015.
  17. Participated to the  Workshop on Curriculum Development 2016 for BSMS curriculum.
  18. Reviewer for two full papers in the Jaffna University International Conference (JUICE ) 2016, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.