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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A vast scope exists for undertaking well planned multi-disciplinary studies in this field in which at most importance should be given to the concepts behind formulation. This can be preserved in a closed container. Table 1 Shelf life of different types of drug bhaishajyw.


Drug dosage forms having a longer stability are required by the patient and the health care provider. Where there bhaishhajya a number of drugs in yoga, the drugs are separately powdered and sieved. Water, Cow’s urine, oil, and ghee are some of the media used for mixing. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. He further elaborates the concept by saying that not a single substance in the Universe is devoid of therapeutic potential and hence is a potential drug source, provided it is used judiciously at appropriate indications.

When more than one liquid is mentioned for grinding, they are used in succession. These can be preserved for one year if kept in air tight container. Since the plant material used vhaishajya drug preparation is very similar to food material the cooking practices such as heating, boiling, frying hbaishajya. They are purified by boiling the raw material with different bhaisnajya materials till a soft mass is obtained and repeatedly processed to obtain its purified form known as sodhita guggulu.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Asafoetida and salt may also be roasted, powdered and then added. Vati and Gutikas – drug forms prepared in the form of tablet or pills. Bhaishajyya for internal use keep their potency for about sixteen months.

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Different procedures may be required to separate out such useful constituent.

It should not adhere together or become moist. Finely powdered plant material is soaked overnight in six parts of water.

Bhaishajya Kalpanaa – The Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics – An Overview

The Sattva so sedimented is allowed to dry and is powdered. Sometimes minerals are also used as ingredients in such cases the mineral is converted to Bhasmas calcined metallic compounds and used as ingredients. Kwaatha- the decoction It is obtained by boiling the finely powdered plant material in required quantity of water till all the active ingredients are extracted completely in the water.

Vartis are made by grinding the fine powders of the drugs with the fluids in the formula to form a soft paste. Hence almost every substance has to undergo a specific processing to acquire a form of palatable drug.

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 bhaishamya without subjecting it to murchanaa and without using kalka. Vegetable lepa coorna powder will preserve their potency for 30 days if kept in air tight containers. Kappana have to be kalpsna by the patient as and when they are prepared.

Bbaishajya of drug processing during preparation A study carried out by Rajesh Barvaliya on A-Panc a tikta ghrita literally translates as medicated ghee prepared from five drugs having bitter taste principles containing ghee involved preparation of the formulation by three methods and subjecting them to comparative study.

Parameshvara Charitable trust; The five basic forms are: The kalpaana aspects related to drug formulation, preparation, storage etc. It is certainly possible that the quality of the adjuvant and other ingredients may influence the expression of biological activity. It is necessary that the form of the drugs or formulations when ready for ingestion, should be not only effective but also easy to administer and agreeable to patient.

Influence of season and place of collection In one of the studies it has been shown that season of collection of raw drugs can influence the expression of pharmacological activity Sridhara Bairy, In industry, however, all the drugs are cleaned, dried and powdered together by disintegrators.


This is the general procedure- depending upon the ingredients used, different modifications have been mentioned. This clearly indicates that for attenuating the stress ulcers test drug given in the form of ghrita is good. Influence of formulation type In a study carried out by Sudhir Joshi – Yastimadhu Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn was administered in three formulation forms and subjected to comparative evaluation.

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Influence of adjuvant on the pharmacological activity ,alpana study was carried out Rajagopala, by noting the effect of the test preparations on cyclophosphamide induced immuno and myelosuppression. It is apparent that the expected plant ingredients having specific therapeutic action of above mentioned plants will be destroyed if other procedures of extraction are utilized because of the sensitive nature of the related plant ingredients.

It was observed that samples collected during September produced better anti-inflammatory activity in comparison to samples collected during other seasons.

Finely powdered plant material is soaked in hot water and thoroughly mixed. The disease status also plays an important role bhaushajya deciding the form of the drug.

Sometimes the plant parts may not be containing enough moisture to obtain the juice by applying mechanical pressure. Ghana is bhaishxjya dried aqueous extract. This tool needs to be handled judiciously, if not done so it is likely to prove injurious or sometimes fatal to the life of the patient who is receiving it.

In cases where sugar or jaggery is mentioned, paaka consistency should be made on mild fire and removed from the oven.

Further, Ayurvedic classics also give emphasis to the elimination of inherent constituents of the drug which are inappropriate in specific clinical condition and toxic in nature and which enter into the formulation if not removed. Tinospora cordifolia Thunb Miers. Please review our privacy policy.

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