Miraculous Properties of Lohabhasma Proven by Modern Techniques

Authors(1) :-Dr. Rupali A. Gulalkari

Ayurvedic system of medicine includes an important class of drugs of mineral origin under which there is as subclass known as ayurvedicbhasmas. These are derived from metals like gold, silver, copper, iron, lead, supreme medicines due to their extraordinary medicinal properties. However, according to the modern science, heavy metals referred above are difficult to absorb at cellular levels and therefore are toxic and harmful to human bodies. As against this according toayurved, all these elements, after ayurvedic processes of bhasmikarananot only lose their toxicity but miraculous medicinal properties are induced when they are transformed into what is called as bhasma state. In an attempt to elucidate the exact nature of this bhasma state, we found that a genuine ayuvidicbhasma possesses two characteristics (i) extremelytiny particle size, tending to nano level of the order of 20-90 nm and (ii) attachment of an organic components to these nanosizedbhasma particles. These findings are expected to be useful to throw light on the medicinal potential of ayurvedicbhasma

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Rupali A. Gulalkari
Department of Chemistry BJS College Wagholi, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Ayurvedic System , Bhasma, E-DAX, XRD

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 9 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-15
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 32-40
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173908
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Dr. Rupali A. Gulalkari, " Miraculous Properties of Lohabhasma Proven by Modern Techniques", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 9, pp.32-40, November-December-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST173908

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