Fundamental principles of bhaishajya kalpana. The word Bhaishajya Kalpana is composed of two words – Bhaishajya and Kalpana. The word. Bhaishjya kalpana deals with the Basic Ayurvedic pharmaceutics. •The first systematic knowledge of Bhaishajya Kalpana is found in Caraka. Doctor of Medicine in Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana (Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacy) is Non – Clinical course. Keeping with tradition, the course.

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During preparation the fine paste and liquids are mixed together and then oil or ghee is added and boiled on mild fire and continuously stirred to ensure that the fine paste does not stick to the vessel.

Parameshvara Charitable trust; Vati and Gutikas – drug forms prepared in the form of tablet or pills. In case of formulations in which minerals are used, the drugs are preserved for indefinite period. Table 2 Preparations meant for routes other than oral routes. That would serve as the most important step in the globalization of Ayurvedic practice.

Its potency is supposed to be retained for two years when used as ingredient with products of plant origin and indefinitely when prepared with metal and mineral based products Anonymous, The contents are then filtered through a four layered muslin cloth.

Bhaishajya Kalpanaa – The Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics – An Overview

Similarly, use of an unknown drug may also prove injurious to the health of the patient. The information related to drugs and formulations along with diagnosis and management of disease accompanied with techniques of health maintenance through observance of proper daily and seasonal routines can be found in large number of classical and other literary works. Nature of the raw material: GuduciHolarrhena antidysenterica Linn.


Siddha Tailas Medicated oils and Siddha Ghritas Medicated Ghee – are preparations in which oil or ghee is boiled with prescribed kasaayas decoction and kalkas fine paste of bhaishaya according to the formula.


Influence of adjuvant on the pharmacological activity A study was carried out Rajagopala, by noting the effect of the test preparations on cyclophosphamide induced immuno and myelosuppression. Vartis are made by grinding the fine powders of the drugs with the fluids in the formula to form a soft paste. These plants and substances should be used only after one year after their collection, since till that time they are not ready for therapeutic use.

Finely powdered plant material is soaked overnight in six parts of water. Administration bhashajya cyclophosphamide caused significant suppression in anti-body formation.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; Thesis submitted to Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar. Encyclopaedia of Indian Medicine.

Eight parts of water is then added to the powder. Additives such as cumin seeds, gum guggulu, caustic substances, salt, asphalt, asafoetida, mixture of ginger, black and long pepper in the measure of 3 g each are added as per requirement. Studies carried out in our Institute have shown that many other factors like use of cultivated raw material or naturally collected material, processing methods like murchanaa, sodhana, avartana, number of putas method of heating while preparing a bhasma all have influence over expression of pharmacological activity.

The drugs are made into a fine powder.

Since the plant material used for drug preparation is very similar to food material the cooking practices such as heating, boiling, frying etc. This facilitates the extraction kaalpana the active principles contained in the drugs. They have to be consumed by the patient as and when they are prepared. Both function as weak wines but rich and fortified with active principles Ramachandra Rao, Salt, sugar, camphor- the material with water content, when mentioned are separately powdered and mixed with the rest at the end.


The raw materials are collected from different regions of the country. The finely ground bolus is then collected and is mechanically squeezed to extract as much juice as possible.

Bhaishajya Kalpanaa – The Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics – An Overview

It is obtained from freshly oalpana plants. A study was carried out Rajagopala, by noting the effect of the test preparations on cyclophosphamide induced immuno and myelosuppression. Further, Ayurvedic classics also give emphasis to the elimination of inherent constituents of the drug which are inappropriate in specific clinical condition and toxic in nature and which enter into the formulation if not removed.

The ratio of the ingredients, unless specified otherwise, is oil four part, kalka- kapana part bhaishhajya liquid sixteen parts however, there are several exceptions. Per-urethral, per-vaginal administration of medicated oils and emulsions. Fresh as well as dried plant material is used for processing- depending on availability and necessity.

Influence of formulation type In a study carried out by Hbaishajya Joshi – Yastimadhu Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn was administered in three formulation forms and subjected to comparative evaluation. A study carried out by Rajesh Barvaliya on A-Panc a tikta ghrita literally translates as medicated ghee prepared from five drugs having bitter taste principles containing ghee involved preparation of the formulation by three methods and subjecting them to comparative study.