Standardising Manufacturing Process of Swarnamakshika Bhasma

Dr. Prajna, Hegde and Dr. Ravi, Chavan (2023) Standardising Manufacturing Process of Swarnamakshika Bhasma. International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development, 7 (5). pp. 356-364. ISSN 2456-6470

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Rasashastra, Indian Alchemy involves various processes of transformation to make metals and minerals more assimilable in the body. A careful survey of original texts on Rasashastra shows that subject covers the entire field of inorganic pharmaceutical preparation like metallic, non-metallic and organo-metallic compounds of Ayurvedic Material Media. Shodhana, Marana, Amruthikarana etc. of the substance are done with some special processes and thereafter can be used therapeutically. Swarnamakshika is one of the Maharasa Varga Dravya which is said as Rasendra Prana. It acts as Rasayana and Vrishya and has importance in both Lohavada and Dehavada. In the present study, raw Swarnamakshika is subjected to Shodhana with Saindhava lavana and Nimbu Swarasa using Bharjana process. Marana of Swarnamakshika is carried out with Gandhaka as Maraka Dravya and subjecting to Varaha puta. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) aim to achieve efficiency, quality output and uniformity of performance. In the present study, Swarnamakshika Bhasma was prepared and analysed using various physical parameters and modern analytical instruments like XRD, FTIR, SEM-EDS, N.P.S.T. and Particle size analyser.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Postgraduate > Master's of Islamic Education
Depositing User: Journal Editor
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2023 09:23
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2023 09:23

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