Preparation and standardisation of ramban ras (W.S.R. bhaishajya ratnavali)

Authors

  • Mahesh Chandra Asst. Professor, Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpna, Main Campus, UAU, Dehradun, Uttarakhand ,India.
  • Sourmi Medical Officer, Rishikul Ayurvedic P.G. College Campus, Uttarakhand Ayurved University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand India.
  • G.K. Saxena Retired Head of Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana,Rishikul Ayurvedic PG College Campus,Uttrakhand Ayurveda University.
  • Neelam Sahu M.S.(Ay.) Final year P.G. Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, Rishikul Ayurvedic PG College Campus,Uttrakhand Ayurveda University
  • Pankaj Thakur M.S.(Ay.) Final year P.G. Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, Rishikul Ayurvedic PG College Campus, Uttrakhand Ayurveda University.
  • Anjali Tamori M.S.(Ay.) Second year P.G. Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, Rishikul Ayurvedic PG College Campus, Uttrakhand Ayurveda University.

Keywords:

Ramban Rasa, Physio-chemical analysis, Standardiszation, Ayurvedic drugs.

Abstract

Ramban Rasa is described in the various texts in Ayurveda. Here the study is carried out on the Ramban Rasa mentioned in Bhaishajya Ratnavali (10/90-92). Ramban Rasa is used to cure the diseases like, Grahni, Amvata, and Agnimandhya. In the present work – 3 samples of Ramban Rasa A,B & C is prepared by the method given in the Bhaishajaya Ratnavali (10/90-92) .The ingredient of Ramban Rasa is Parad, Gandhak, Vatsanabh, Lavang, Marich, Jayphal and bhavna dravya is imli swarasa.After the preparation of  3  samples  of  Ramban  Rasa A, B & C, their physiochemical analysis was done and compared. The parameters are taken for physiochemical analysis / standardization are:- 1. Physical Analysis according to Ayurveda- Shabda, Sparsha, Roop, Rasa & Gandha pariksha. 2.Chemical Analysis of Ramban Rasa like pH value, Moisture content, Ash content, Acid Insoluble ash, Water soluble extractives, Alcohol soluble extractives, A.A.S for heavy metals like chromium, cadmium, copper, lead, nickel, manganese, cobalt, arsenic & mercury. These samples of Ramban Rasa contain heavy metals less than one ppm.

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Published

2022-09-26