Pharmaceutical study of Pairojaka Bhasma

  • Ramya Shetty Final Year Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Government Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Surekha S. Medikeri HOD and Professor, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Government Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Pairojaka Bhasma, Shodhana, Marana, Bhasma Pareeksha.

Abstract

Bhasma is unique Ayurvedic metallic or mineral preparation, its use as therapeutics in Ayurveda has enormous clinical importance. Pairojaka is a gem and ornamental stone, included in Uparatna group of drugs. Pairojaka Bhasma having its clinical indication as Sthavara, Jangama and Kritrima Visha Nashana. The objective of the study was to prepare Pairojaka Bhasma as per textual reference with the help of 8 Puta. Prepared Bhasma was subjected to ancient as well as modern physio-chemical analysis. In this study an attempt has been made to standardize the process of the preparation of the Pairojaka Bhasma.

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Sadananda Sharma, Rasatarangini, Edited by Kashinath Shasthri, 11th Edition, Delhi, Motilal Banarasidas, 2009, 23rd Taranga, 191 verses, 644 pp.

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Sadananda Sharma, Rasatarangini, Edited by Kashinath Shasthri, 11th Edition, Delhi, Motilal Banarasidas, 2009, 23rd Taranga, 191 verses, 644 pp.

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Sadananda Sharma, Rasatarangini, Edited by Kashinath Shasthri, 11th Edition, Delhi, Motilal Banarasidas, 2009, 23rd Taranga, 191 verses, 644 pp.

How to Cite
Ramya Shetty, & Surekha S. Medikeri. (2021). Pharmaceutical study of Pairojaka Bhasma. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 129 - 135. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1488
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