Preparation of Panchashara Rasa - A Herbo-Mineral Formulation

  • Akshaya Parvatikar Final Year Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Srinivas Yadav Associate Professor, Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Surekha Medikeri Professor & HOD, Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Rasashastra procedures, Parpati Nirmana, Panchashara Rasa.

Abstract

Rasashastra is the branch of Ayurveda which deals with number of formulations for various diseases. It involves sophisticated procedures which should be followed meticulously. The concept of Shodhana and Mardana though seems simple, demands great effort to put through. Panchashara Rasa is a herbo-mineral preparation in a mentioned in Vajeekaradhikara of Bhaishajya Ratnavali. It contains Parada, Gandhaka and a herbal drug Shalmali. The procedures involved are Shodhana, Hingulotta Parada Nirmana, Kwatha preparation, Bhavana, Mardana and Parpati preparation. The current study deals with the conventional preparation of this formulation step by step.

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Akshaya Parvatikar, Srinivas Yadav, & Surekha Medikeri. (2021). Preparation of Panchashara Rasa - A Herbo-Mineral Formulation. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 142 - 148. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1490
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