Pharmaceutico analytical study of Shodhita Shilajatu

  • Dr. Arya Elias Final Year PG Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, BLDEA’S AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hospital and Research Center, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Pramod C. Baragi Professor & HOD, BLDEA’S AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hospital and Research Center, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Kashinath Hadimur Associate Professor, BLDEA’S AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hospital and Research Center, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • K. A. Patil Assistant Professor, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, BLDEA’S AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hospital and Research Center, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Khazi Rahimbi Assistant Professor, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, BLDEA’S AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hospital and Research Center, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Shilajatu, Shodhita Shilajatu, Bhrungaraja Swarasa, Suryatapi Method, XRD

Abstract

Background: Shilajatu or Adrija is one of the Maharasa, which is considered as a wonderful medicine in Ayurveda. It is named as it comes out of the stones heated by the sun in summer in the form of thick blackish exudation having many shades. Since it contain stone, mud, wood, sand and various physical and metallic impurities, Shodhana (Purification) of Shilajatu is a mandatory procedure. It has been used as a prime ingredient in many formulations mainly for Prameha, Sotha, Pandu Roga, Kshaya, Swasa, Pliha Vrudhi, Jwara, Agnimandya, Apasmara, etc. Objectives: Shodhana of Ashudha Shilajatu and Physico chemical analysis of Shodhita Shilajatu. Materials & Methods: Bhringaraja Swarasa for Shodhana of Shilajatu. Results:It took 8 days for completion of Shilajatu Shodhana. XRD Analysis report indicates that the sample Shilajatu was Amorphous material. Conclusion: Total yield of Shodhita Shilajatu was 99.6%. The Sample of Shilajatu was found to be Amorphous material in XRD Analysis hence crystal structure was not identified.

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Dr. Arya Elias, Pramod C. Baragi, Kashinath Hadimur, K. A. Patil, & Khazi Rahimbi. (2020). Pharmaceutico analytical study of Shodhita Shilajatu. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 5(05), 214-1219. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1044
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