COMPEREHENCIVE REVIEW OF TANKANA

  • Jyotsna Sankpal Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Rasa Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, Faculty of Ayurveda, LRBP Ayurvedic Medical College, Walva, Islampur, Maharashtra, India.
  • Jyotsna Takalikar Professor & HOD, Department of Rasa Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, Faculty of Ayurveda, LRBP Ayurvedic Medical College, Walva, Islampur, Maharashtra, India.

Abstract

Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana is branch of the ancient Indian medical science based on herbs and herbo-mineral preparation. Tankana has been described under Uparasa Tankana, which is one among the Kshara Trayas has been used since very long time in Ayurveda. It has a wide range of therapeutic applications, including diseases like Varna (ulcers), Shvasa (asthma), Kasa (cough), Hrudya (beneficial  to heart disease ), Streepushpajanana (menstrual disorders) etc.  It is used in the form of compound formulations like Parpati, Kupipakwa, Khalvee Rasayana, Churna, Vati, Lepa etc. In this paper Tankana Shodhana procedure, different synonyms, dose, Anupana, indications and different formulations containing Tankana Bhasma has been discussed.

Published
2018-08-21
How to Cite
SANKPAL, Jyotsna; TAKALIKAR, Jyotsna. COMPEREHENCIVE REVIEW OF TANKANA. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 4, p. 110 - 115, aug. 2018. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <https://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/631>. Date accessed: 12 dec. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v3i4.13293.
Section
Review Articles