International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy

ISSN Online:2229-3566

ISSN Print: 2277-4343


Article Category: Original Research articles

DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.140234

Pages: 23-26

Author: Prerana Dixit *, Ravi Pratap Singh, Govind Sahay Shukla, Rajaram Agarwal, Manisha Goyal, Vijaypal Tyagi

Abstract: Background: Lavana kalpana was described in many Ayurvedic texts such as Bhaishajya ratnavali, Rasatarangini, Vangasen, Gadanigraha etc. Arka lavana is a highly effective lavana kalpana which is mainly recommended for Yakrit-pleeha roga, Gulma, Ajirna, Agnimandya and Udara roga. Aim: Pharmaceutical study of Arka lavana. Materials and Methods: The raw material Arka patras were collected from the herbal garden of Rajasthan Ayurveda University, Jodhpur. The Arka patras were authenticated by Dravyaguna Department. Another raw material, Saindhava lavana, was procured from Rasashala of Rajasthan Ayurveda University, Jodhpur and was authenticated by Rasa shastra and Bhaishajya kalpana Department. Arka lavana was prepared by the traditional puta method as per the reference. Observation and Results: The Arka lavana was assessed for organoleptic parameters. Conclusion: The pharmaceutical study of Arka lavana provides the standard parameters.

Keyword: Lavana kalpana, Saindhava lavana, Arka patra, Putapaka, Arka lavana.