Classical Review of Gandhaka as per Rasendra Sara Sangraha

  • Dr. R. Magesh Professor & HOD, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ahalia Ayurveda Medical College Hospital, Kerala University of Health Science, Palakkad, Kerala, INDIA.
  • Dr. R. Jayalekshmi Professor & HOD, Department of Prasuti Tantra And Stri Roga, Ahalia Ayurveda Medical College Hospital, Kerala University of Health Science, Palakkad, Kerala, INDIA.
Keywords: Gandhaka, Shodhana, Laghu Puta, Dhalana.

Abstract

Gandhaka is an easily available and extensively used drug in Rasashastra. Gandhaka is extensively used as a therapeutic drug in various disorders. Explanation of its varieties, purification methods, therapeutic uses, and dose is explained in Rasashastra. Purification of Gandhaka mentioned in the classics making it therapeutically more potential. Rasendra Sara Sangraha is widely accepted as a comprehensive treatise of Rasashastra. Rasendra Sara Sangraha explains Gandhaka in detail under Uparasa along with its two methods of Gandhaka Shodhana which is the initial step in the preparation of any Rasaoushadhis. Reviewing the literary aspect of Gandhaka along with its Shodhana as described in the Rasendra Sara Sangraha is enumerated here.

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How to Cite
Dr. R. Magesh, & Dr. R. Jayalekshmi. (2021). Classical Review of Gandhaka as per Rasendra Sara Sangraha. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(3), 66 - 68. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1287
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