Anand Chaudhary1, Neetu Singh1, Madhuri Dalvi2, Asmita Wele2
Sandhana kalpana (biomedical fermented formulations) are one of the best dosage forms of Ayurveda in practice since thousands of years. In order to prepare these medicaments, certain sets of conditions are prearranged, which lead to fermentation. Thus, products bequeath with self-generated ethyl alcohol, which potentiate these preparations (Asava–Arishta), pharmaceutically and therapeutically. Commonly, medicinal and commercial components of these formulations are prompting many researchers to contribute in manufacturing, quality control, safety, and efficacy of these formulations. To cope up with this, literature related to Asava–Arishta has been surveyed from the Vedic period to recent publications of Government of India, ie, Ayurvedic Formulary of India, and presented briefly here. In this review paper, we have discussed pioneering facts such as nature and amount of carbohydrate, type of containers, optimum temperature, variety and relevance of initiator of fermentation, manufacturing, regulatory rules, and business aspects of Asava-Arishta. After going through this basic information, any academician or researcher may show a way to further strengthen this dosage form. [Read more]
PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACEUTICALS PROCESSING OF HERBAL AND MINERAL DRUGS – [download]
Department of Rasa Shastra
Faculty of Ayurveda
Institute of Medical Sciences
Banaras Hindu University
Pharmaceutical Processings in Ayurveda and way out with core by Anand Chaudhary, Associate Professor, Department of Rasa Shastra, Faculty of Ayurveda, Instituteof Medical Sciences, BanarasHinduUniversity, Varanasi- firstname.lastname@example.org
- Are the principles of herbal drug processing and mineral drug processing same ?
- Are there any parameters to know the physical change in source material ?
- What are the reasons for selection of particular process of particular drug ?
- What is the basis of selection of particular drugs for particular formulations ?
[Further reading] [slideshare-slide show]
Ayurvedic Medicinal Preparations Panacea to the Ailing Humanity: Perspectives in the New Millennium – Dr. Galib, Lecturer, Dept. of RS & BK, GAU,Jamnagar, email@example.com
LABORATORY ANIMALS FOR THE SRCEENING OF AYURVEDIC MEDICINES - DR. K. SHANKAR RAO, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPT. OF RASASHASTRA & BHAISHAJYA KALPANA, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AYURVEDA, JAIPUR. Ph: 09887181781 (M), E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org -
Review of Sneha Kalpana w.s.r. to Recent Consequences - DR. K. SHANKAR RAO, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPT. OF RASASHASTRA & BHAISHAJYA KALPANA, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AYURVEDA, JAIPUR., Ph: 09887181781 (M), E-mail: email@example.com
by Anand Chaudhary, Neetu Singh published at Ancient Science of Life
. . . . Formulations of the Ayurveda consists of substances of herbal, Herbo-mineral and animal origin, which are processed pharmaceutically to have therapeutic effects . . . .
Dear sir, Kudos to you.. you are doing a wonderful thing by posting the research articles on your blog, so that the knowledge can be utilzised by others who are need of them ,truely your work will help in globalising Ayurveda. sir i have got small doubt regarding my studies, hope you will help me in solving it.. My hod has given me a topic and has said me to do a seminar on it. The topic is concept of Bharjana(frying). i have got very little reffernce for this, so i am finding difficullt in preparing a paper on this. i am confused from where to start and end this topic, sir can u please guide me in this regard. can u please suggest a general outline or imp points in a way i can present this paper. hope you consider this mail in a positive note. hope to have a knowledgeable conversation ahead.
with regards, Dr.shriraj
Many upcoming Ayurveda doctors are asking for the information regarding the medicine database availability in Ayurveda. The Government approved formulas are available as “Ayurveda Formulary of India” in print and also Programme. The other way of knowing the traditional ayurveda Drug database is through “Aushadhakosham” – programme published from Pune. The Ayurvedline is one such print publication available from Bangalore along with the experiences shared by the eminent ayurveda practioners. recent issue is on Ayurvedline Sex Medicine – contact for copy to Seetaram Prasad at firstname.lastname@example.org