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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Before use on the body part, the powder is mixed with some liquid or bhashajya medium indicated for each preparation and made into a soft paste.

Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya

Fresh as well as dried plant material is used for processing- depending on availability and necessity. Drugs ghaishajya are known to possess destructive potential and hence need to be used carefully.

Not all but some of the plant ingredients are therapeutically active. Preparations having this exudate as main effective ingredient are known as Guggulu. Influence of source of adjuvant or vehicle on the expression of pharmacological activity Many a times the place or source of materials especially of adjuvants and vehicles is not specified.

Bhaishajya Kalpanaa – The Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics – An Overview

The finely ground bolus is then collected and is mechanically squeezed to extract as much juice as kalpwna. This will ensure proper mixing in comparison to mixing the drugs and preparing the powder of the drug-mix. Thus the type of pharmaceutical processing depends on bgaishajya factors:. Due to space constraint it is not possible to give full description of all these forms.


The authors of such works have categorized the drugs in different manners.

When still warm, vatis should be rolled and dried in shade. Choukhambha Sanskrita SanSthaana; Bhaishajay Ayurvedic Formulary of India which can be considered as an authentic source book- twenty one type of drug formulations have been mentioned.

Plant, animal or mineral product in whatever nature they may be they can be hardly used as a drug in their natural form. Thesis submitted to Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar.

Principles of Ayurvedic Nhaishajya The pharmaceutical procedures for any drug involve various steps starting from identification and collection of authentic raw material, application of standardized processing techniques, and production of quality drug to packaging and storage of the produced drug.

Raw material which is infected, burnt or chilled also is not likely to produce the expected therapeutic effect and hence should not be collected. Pills may be dried in shade or under direct sunlight as specified in bhaishjaya texts.

The dose of this expressed juice is 40 ml Savrikar, That would serve as the most important step in the globalization of Ayurvedic practice. They are finely powdered and sieved. 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.


Asafoetida and salt may also be roasted, powdered and then added. This was taken care by devising appropriate dosage forms.


This may have great adverse impact on their therapeutic efficacy. Drugs mentioned in a particular Yoga formulation are cleaned and dried properly. In such a situation the therapeutically useful part of the substance needs to be separated out and put to therapeutic use.

Open in a separate window. Three types of extraction techniques, depending on the heat sensitivity of the plant material, are used. The five basic forms are: Dunal AsvagandhaaBarleria prionitis Linn.

Water being comparatively inert universal solvent is used as a media for extraction of such active ingredients ghaishajya the plant. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; Apart from this lexicons and compilations authored by different scholars from different parts of the country written in sanskrita and regional languages have contributed enormously in this regard.

Thesis submitted to Gujarat Ayurved University – Jamnagar. The useful plant parts leaf, stem, fruit or whole plant etc. When more than one liquid is mentioned for grinding, they are used in succession.