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Ayurvedic Bhasma – Nanomedicine

Ayurvedic Bhasma: the most ancient application of nanomedicine
Prasanta Kumar Sarkar1 and Anand Kumar Chaudhary2*
1Department of Rasashastra, J B Roy State Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata 700 004, India
2Department of Rasashastra, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005, India
Received 21 April 2010; revised 08 October 2010; accepted 11 October 2010
In practice of Ayurveda, herbo-mineral/metallic formulations (Bhasma of metals and minerals) are used since 7th centuries. It
was supposed that these medicines have superior level of efficacy in comparison to other Ayurvedic dosage forms. Several studies
claimed that Bhasmas are biologically produced nanoparticles.
Keywords: Bhasma, Herbo-metallic, Herbo-mineral, Nanocrystal, Nanoparticles

source: Journal of Scientific & Industrial  Research, Vol. 69, December 2010, pp. 901-905

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