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Fundamental principles of bhaishajya kalpana. The word Bhaishajya Kalpana is composed of two words – Bhaishajya and Kalpana. The word. Bhaishjya kalpana deals with the Basic Ayurvedic pharmaceutics. •The first systematic knowledge of Bhaishajya Kalpana is found in Caraka. Doctor of Medicine in Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana (Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacy) is Non – Clinical course. Keeping with tradition, the course.

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Drugs usually are known to possess destructive potential and hence need to be used carefully. The observed effect was compared against a water control group.

The dose of this expressed juice is 40 ml Savrikar, The raw materials are collected from different regions of the country. When more than one liquid is mentioned for grinding, they are used in succession. The plant ingredients are dried and made into fine powders, separately and ground to soft pastes before they are rolled in to pills with the help of fingers.

They are made of one kalpaan more drugs of plant, animal or mineral origin.

The investigators tend to ignore this aspect. Pills containing minerals can be used for an indefinite period. In industry, however, all the drugs are cleaned, dried and powdered together by disintegrators. Water being universal solvent is used for majority of extractions.

In case of formulations in which minerals are used, the drugs are preserved for indefinite period. Considering its importance, different aspects of this discipline have been presented in this review to familiarize the readers, especially those who have just started studying Ayurveda, with concept of ayurvedic pharmaceutics. The second treatment method includes use of drug therapy or non-drug therapeutic measures such as regulation of life style, diet management, fasting etc.

Sometimes minerals are also used as ingredients in such cases the mineral is kalpanaa to Bhasmas calcined metallic compounds and used as ingredients. The form which ultimately comes into use by the patient is termed as a drug delivery system or drug dosage form. Support Center Support Center. It acquires the consistency of a thick paste.


Significant decrease in ulcer index was observed in Nhaishajya ghrita administered group; in other two groups only moderate and statistically non-significant decrease was observed.

In addition to the above discussed formulation types there are other purely mineral based formulations like kupipakwa rasaayana, parpati, pisti, bhasma etc. Siddha Tailas Medicated oils and Siddha Ghritas Medicated Ghee – are preparations in which oil or ghee is bhaishahya with prescribed kasaayas decoction and kalkas fine paste of drugs according to the formula.

They have to be consumed by the patient as and when they are prepared. The Ayurvedic formulations range widely from freshly extracted plant juice to eye drops, ointments, surgical threads etc. An independent article is being prepared on Rasa Saastra hence this article will only deal with Ayurvedic pharmaceutics of plant based drugs.

The powder should be fine at least of 80 mesh sieves.

Similarly, use of an unknown drug may also prove injurious to the health of the patient. Sugar or jaggery and powders choorna of other medicinal plants as required along with a natural ferment are added to these two liquids and they are left in a bhxishajya container till the fermentation kzlpana completed. It is then removed from the hearth and allowed to cool. The components soluble in water are extracted in water whereas solvents like fat, oil or alcohol are required to extract ingredients soluble in those solvents.


Influence of adjuvant on the pharmacological activity A study was carried out Rajagopala, by noting the effect of the test preparations on cyclophosphamide induced immuno and myelosuppression. The third part of the review is devoted to discussion of influence of different factors on the expression of pharmacological activity. Three types of extraction techniques, depending on the heat sensitivity of the plant material, are used.

A-Panc a tikta ghrita PG-A prepared after ghrita murchanaa a purificatory process and using triphala kalka; PG-B prepared by using ghrita subjected to murchanaa without kalka; PG-C prepared only with plain ghrita without subjecting it to murchanaa and without using kalka.


Before use on the body part, the powder is mixed with some liquid or other medium indicated for each preparation kappana made into a soft paste. Vati and Gutikas – drug forms prepared in the form of tablet or pills. These plants and substances should be used only after one year after their collection, since till that time they are not ready kalpna therapeutic use.

Eight parts of water is then added to the powder. Sometimes the plant parts may not be containing enough moisture to obtain the juice by applying mechanical pressure.

SataavariiWithania somnifera Linn. The five basic forms are: Finely powdered plant material is soaked overnight in six parts of water. Thesis submitted to Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar. These can be preserved for one year if kept in air tight container.

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The drugs are made into a bbhaishajya powder. Fresh as well as dried plant material is used for processing- depending on availability and necessity. It is certainly possible that the quality of the adjuvant and other ingredients may influence the expression of biological activity. Open in a separate window.

Bhaishajya Kalpanaa – The Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics – An Overview

Administration of cyclophosphamide caused significant suppression in anti-body formation. This clearly indicates that the ancient masters were aware of the existence of individual differences in the manifestation of disease and response to therapy. Differences in the activity profile was observed. The quantity of water required to be added and to be retained after boiling varies from plant to plant.

Bhaishajya Kalpanaa – The Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics – An Overview

Many a times the substance may contain more than one therapeutically useful constituent. Severity of the disease invites use of concentrated drug forms. Medicated oils when used for internal purpose are administered along with adjuvants known as anupana.