Pharmaceutical Preparation of Kapardika BhasmaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2017-07-05
Authors : Dr Santosh Pawale; Suryawanshi Renuka;
Page : 1738-1740
Keywords : Shodhana; Marana; pharmaceutical study; Kapardika etc;
Introduction: Rasashastra is a science of Ayurvedic pharmaceutics which deals with the drugs of mineral origin, their varieties, characteristics, processing techniques, properties and therapeutic uses. The Shodhana and Marana are two basic concepts of Rasashastra. Almost all drugs are advised to be processed with specific Shodhana and Marana methods before their internal uses, to remove their harmful effects and to convert it into absorbable form. By the application of various Shodhana and Marana processes prescribed in Rasa classics various physical and chemical changes takes place in the purified drug, which will be analyzed by applying some modern analytical test parameters. Materials and methods: In the present study Kapardika was purified and incinerated with reference mentioned in Rasatarangini and observations were documented. Results: Organoleptic characters didn�t show any variation in three puta and heating pattern also similar. Discussion and conclusion: Kapardika shodhana and Marana was done by following the method prescribed in Rasatarangini and observations during Shodhana and Puta and after Shodhana and Puta were documented. A detailed work is discussed in article. After three puta Kapardika bhasma passed all bhasmapariksha.
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