Pharmaceutico-Analytical study of Kushtakuthara Rasa prepared according to the reference of Bhaishajya Ratnavalli

  • Dr. Vikram S. Professor & Head, Department of PG Studies in Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research Hospital, Karnataka, India.
  • Dr. Ravindra Angadi Professor & Head, Department of PG & PhD Studies in Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda, Udupi, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Smrithi Valsan Post Graduate Scholar, Department of PG Studies in Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, india.
Keywords: Kushtakuthara Rasa, Pharmaceutico-Analytical, Sem-Edax

Abstract

Majority of the population is suffering from different types of skin disorders in which the treatment protocols are by palliative means thereby leading to its reoccurrence. There are many formulations mentioned for a particular kind of skin disorder and Kushtakuthara Rasa plays an important role in this scenario as it is indicated for all kinds of skin ailments there by necessitating its need for research. Kushtakuthara Rasa was prepared according to the reference of Bhaishajya Ratnavalli, other methods adopted were Shodana of Parada, Gandhaka, Guggulu, Shilajatu, Tamra, Loha and Abhraka, Preparation of Kajjali and Rasasindhura, Marana of Tamra, Loha and Abhraka. Preparation of Kushtakuthara Rasa was done by preparing it in the form of Churna and Vati. Analytical parameters like organoleptic characters, Physico-chemical analysis and Instrumental analysis was done for Kushtakuthara Rasa (Churna), Hand rolled pills, Market Sample, Bhasmas and Rasasindhura. Organoleptic characters of prepared Kushtakuthara Rasa (Churna), Hand rolled pills and Market sample varied significantly. Physico-chemical analysis also differed. SEM-EDX of Metallic Churnas, Bhasmas, Kushtakuthara Rasa and Market sample showed the weight and atomic percentage of elements present, its particle size and image. Bhasmas showed the presence of oxygen, FTIR of the 3 samples showed the presence of Organic bonds, XRD of Kushtakuthara Rasa (Churna) showed the presence of elements and bonds, AAS of Rasasindhura showed the presence of Mercury.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Vaidya Bhagavan Dash. Caraka Samhita. 3rdedition. Varanasi: Choukambha Sanskrit series; 1992: p600.

Acharya Siddhinanda Mishra(ed). RasaRatnaSamuchchaya. 1st ed. Varanasi: Choukambha Orientalia; 2011: p633.

Sushruta. Sushruta Samhita. Ed. Yadavji Trikamji Acharya. Reprint ed. Chaukhamba Orientalia Academy, Varanasi. 2009: p143

Chakrapani. Chakrapani Bhanumati Teeka of Shri Chakrapanidatta. ed. Vaidya Jadavji Trikamji Acharya. first edition, Shri Swami Lakshmi Ram Trust, Jaipur. 1939: p309

Agnivesha, Charaka. Charak Samhita. Ed. Kashinath Pandey and Gorakhanath Chaturvedi, reprint ed. Chaukhambha Bharati Academy, Varanasi. 2005: p104

Shri Rajeshwardatta Shastri(ed). Bhaishajya Ratnavali. 7th edition. Varanasi: Choukhamba Prakashan; 2007: p897

Shri Rajeshwardatta Shastri(ed). Bhaishajya Ratnavali. 7th edition. Varanasi: Choukhamba Prakashan; 2007: p897

Agnivesha, Charaka, Dridhabal. Charak Samhita, volume-2, Chaukambha bhaarti, academy, Varanasi, 2002: p248.

Agnivesha, Charaka, Dridhabal. Charaka Samhita, volume-1,Chaukambha bhaarti academy, Varanasi, 2005: p643.

Agnivesha, Charaka, Dridhabal. Charak Samhita, volume-2, Chaukambha bhaarti academy, Varanasi, 2002: p254.

Sushurata. Sushruta Samhita, 14th edition, volume-1, Chaukhambha Sanskrit sansthan , Varanasi, 200: p49.

Pandith Kashinath Shastri(ed). RasaTarangini. Delhi: Mottilal Banarasidas; 1979: p79

Siddhinandan Mishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition. Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p64.

Siddhinandan Mishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition. Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p209.

Pandith Kashinath Shastri (ed). Rasa Tarangini. Delhi: Mottilal Banarasidas; 1979: p135

Pandith Kashinath Shastri (ed). Rasa Tarangini. Delhi: Mottilal Banarasidas; 1979: p754

SiddhinandanMishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition. Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p48.

Pandith Kashinath Shastri(ed). Rasa Tarangini. Delhi: Mottilal Banarasidas; 1979: p362

Pandith Kashinath Shastri(ed). Rasa Tarangini. Delhi: Mottilal Banarasidas; 1979: p412

Pandith Kashinath Shastri(ed). Rasa Tarangini. Delhi: Mottilal Banarasidas; 1979: p413

Pandith Kashinath Shastri(ed). Rasa Tarangini. Delhi: Mottilal Banarasidas; 1979: p362

Siddhinandan Mishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition. Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p164

Siddhinandan Mishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition. Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p166.

Siddhinandan Mishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition. Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p32.

Siddhinandan Mishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition . Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p32.

SiddhinandanMishra (ed). Rasa Ratna Samuchchaya. 1st edition . Varanasi : Chaukhamba Orientalia; 2011: p34

Shri Rajeshwardatta Shastri (ed). Bhaishajya Ratnavali. 7th edition. Varanasi: Choukhamba Prakashan; 2007: p897

Bhange P.V, Bhatambre Y.S. A conceptual review of Bhasma Pariksha with a modern view. Ijaar [Internet]. 2017/1/11; volume 2 (2347-6362):page1570.
How to Cite
Dr. Vikram S., Dr. Ravindra Angadi, & Dr. Smrithi Valsan. (2018). Pharmaceutico-Analytical study of Kushtakuthara Rasa prepared according to the reference of Bhaishajya Ratnavalli. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 3(06), 62-70. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/538
Section
Original Article