Critical Appraisal of Gandhaka Rasayana

https://doi.org/10.54037/WJPS.2022.100603

Authors

  • Anita Choudhary PG Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, National Institute of Ayurveda (Deemed to be University), Jaipur, Rajasthan-302002, India
  • Sakhitha K.S Assistant Professor, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, National Institute of Ayurveda (Deemed to be University), Jaipur, Rajasthan-302002, India
  • Pooja Yadav PG Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, National Institute of Ayurveda (Deemed to be University), Jaipur, Rajasthan-302002, India

Keywords:

Bhavana, Churna, Gandhaka Rasayana

Abstract

Among the various Gandhakakalpa, Gandhaka Rasayana stands apart as a remedy par excellence which is extensively used in skin diseases. Other than its role as a rasayana drug, it is widely used in broad spectrum of clinical conditions such as skin diseases, in respiratory disorders, arthritis, allergies, diabetes etc. In the present study an attempt was made to compile and critically analyse all the available references of Gandhaka Rasayana in terms of their composition, method of preparation, dose and indications from various texts. Fifteen formulations are available across various texts in the name of Gandhaka Rasayana in various dosage forms like churna, leha and druti; churna being the commonest among them. Bhavana with various herbal drug is a common method utilized in the preparation of Gandhaka Rasayana. All the formulations irrespective of their variations in the ingredients are well acclaimed for rejuvenation property and skin diseases.

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Published

2022-06-01

How to Cite

Anita Choudhary, Sakhitha K.S, & Pooja Yadav. (2022). Critical Appraisal of Gandhaka Rasayana: https://doi.org/10.54037/WJPS.2022.100603. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(06), 80–86. Retrieved from http://wjpsonline.com/index.php/wjps/article/view/critical-appraisal-gandhaka-rasayana

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