Antimicrobial activity of Gandhakadya Malahara in vitro study

  • Nighil Gigi Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Chaitra L.V Associate Professor, Dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Vidhya Rani M HOD & Professor, Dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Gandhakadya Malahara, Malaharayogas, Microorganisms, Rasatarangini Gandhaka Vinjaniya Taranga.

Abstract

Bhaishajya Kalpana Vigyana is the pharmacological branch of Ayurveda which deals with the preparation of herbal and herbo-mineral formulations. Malahara is a lately introduced dosage form to Ayurvedic system of medicine. Microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites are present everywhere in the soil, water, and air are responsible for large number of infectious diseases in human beings. To avoid such problems our Acharyas has mentioned many Malaharayogas. Gandhakadya Malahara is one among them which is mentioned in Rasatarangini Gandhaka Vinjaniya Taranga.

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Nighil Gigi, Chaitra L.V, & Vidhya Rani M. (2021). Antimicrobial activity of Gandhakadya Malahara in vitro study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 94 - 99. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1476
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