Ayurveda Descriptions of Rasashstra w.s.r. to Rasakalpas: Pottali Kalpana

  • Vaibhav Vasant Kadam
  • Surabhi Suresh Dhopte
  • Pranaya Prabhakar Gadkari

Abstract

The Indian medical system is a treasure trove of extraordinary and unusual pharmaceutical dosage forms. Ayurvedic herbo-mineral drugs contain many qualities which gives unique therapeutic profile. These drugs provide potent effects even at low dosage. Pottali kalpana is one of such; profoundly powerful and useful herbo-mineral formulation. Its fundamental elements, is the combination of mercury and sulfur, which is treated with various plant materials which eventually given small particles of drugs molecule to acquire effective pharmacological response in quick period of time. Similarly Rasa Kalpas are the names given to all medicines made from Parad and Gandhak. These formulations increase the efficacy and pharmacokinetic profile of medicine. This brief review describes the history, preparation and application of the Rasa Kalpas; Pottali kalpana.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Rasashstra, Rasakalpas, Pottali Kalpana

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Kadam, V. V., S. S. Dhopte, and P. P. Gadkari. “Ayurveda Descriptions of Rasashstra W.s.r. To Rasakalpas: Pottali Kalpana”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 8, no. 2, June 2023, pp. 4-6, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v8i2.169.
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