ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF RASAUSHADHI IN PRASUTI TANTRA EVAM STRI ROGA
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Divya Rajpurohit *, Sushmita Rajpurohit, Divya Yadav, A. Neelima
Abstract: Prasuti Tantra Evam Stri Roga is a branch of ayurvedic classics that is reasonably equivalent to today’s obstetrics and gynaecology. Rasaushadhi (herbomineral medicine) is the herbo-mineral or metal or mineral formulations used for therapeutic purposes. In Ayurveda practice, it has been considered more efficient and effective due to its small required dose, quicker action, palatability, acceptability, and shelf life compared to herbal preparations. Women, being the precious creation of the world, required proper care and medication. Rasaushadhi can be very beneficial for women's health. Various pieces of research have been reviewed for Rasaushadhi in PTSR and found that in Samhitas, mainly Rasaushadhi mentioned for Pradara Roga (excessive discharge), Yonivyapada (reproductive disorder), Vajikarana (aphrodisiac), Garbhini Roga (pregnancy-related disorder), Sutika Roga (puerperal disorder). Using Rasaushadhi is very demanding to achieve the goal of healthy mothers and healthy offspring since Rasaushadhi has its advantages in clinical practice.
Keyword: Rasaushadhi, Puerperal, Pradara, Prasuti Tantra Evam Stri Roga, Aphrodisiac