PRACTICAL VIEW OF GENERAL SHODHANA PROCEDURES OF POISONS

  • SAMATA VIRENDRASINGH TOMAR SGAM, Jamnagar
Keywords: Ayurveda pharmaceutics

Abstract

Abstract- Ayurveda, an ancient science of life deals with the study of not only treatment but also prevention of diseases.  Acharyas of Ayurveda are much vigilant for drug- right from the collection ,manufacturing, and its proper administration. Specific indications with proper doses, adjuvants( Anupanam and Sahapaanam).standard procedures for multidrug formulation had been described very well. Even while using poisons( Vishas) and subpoisons( Upavishas)  for medicinal use their individualized purification(Shodhana) is described to avoid any fatal effect. In the absence of specific methods and materials, they also explained the general processing of poison for accessiblity and feasibility of the drug manufacturing

Aim and objective- to collect the data regarding purification of poisons for medicinal on general guidelines  for its  easy  use and quick referencing

Materials-all the relevant lexicons of Ayurveda

Methods- literature review

Discussion- As there is a big boom about the toxicity of Ayurvedic drugs in international scenario, these easy procedures for purification can act as an universal antidotes. Even the instructions are given to patient can do it at home, for e.g.-Swarnagairik can be instructed for Bharjana at home before use. It will help to increase the faith about Ayurveda in a comman man’s belief system.

Conclusion-general processes are easy guide for purification of poisons

Keywords- poisons, subpoisons, purification processes

Author Biography

SAMATA VIRENDRASINGH TOMAR, SGAM, Jamnagar
Agadatantra, HOD

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Published
2019-11-08