ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: CONTROVERSIES OF RASADRAVYA IN RASASHASTRA: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
DOI: DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.100228
Author: Prasanna Mathad *
Abstract: Rasashatra is one of the essential branches in Ayurvedic management of diseases. In Rasashatra texts we can find different formulations prepared out of mineral, metal and herbo mineral drug combinations which are going to show their medicinal effect in very short of time and giving good result in the management of different diseases. In present due to scarcity, unavailability, miss interpretations of the drug many of the drugs and formulations are not in use and highlighted them in the group of Controversy. If the controversies which are present in branch of science not resolved, it going to harm the existence of drugs explained in text book. To preserve the treasure of science it is need of hour to carryout scientific validation process by encouraging research scholars to take up such work in institutional level. In this article review of controversial drug is done to brief the drugs in endangered condition.
Keyword: Rasashastra, controversy, endanger