Agastya Haritaki Rasayana: A Critical Review

  • Santosh Poudel PG Scholar in Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka
  • , Pradeep Associate Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka
  • Mahendra Prasad Yadav PG Scholar in Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka

Abstract

Rasayana is a specialized section of Ayurveda, which mainly deals with the prevention of disease and promotion of the health. Agastya Haritaki Rasayana is a popular Avaleha kalpana, used in the  pranavaha sroto vikaras like Kasa, Shwasa, Hikka, Kshaya, etc.  The study was taken with a view to enlist the ingredients of Agastya Haritaki Rasayana  from different Classical text of Ayurveda and critical analysis was done based on the properties of ingredients and their indications. A thorough and comprehensive review of Agastya Haritaki Rasayana from different Ayurvedic classical texts, contemporary texts, online journals, articles and internet materials has been done. Most of the ingredients of Agastya Haritaki Rasayana are having -Tikta, Kashyaya, Madhura rasa, laghu, ruksha, tikshna guna, katu vipaka, ushna veerya and having kaphavata shamaka properties.  Thus, Agastya Haritaki Rasayana is used in the management of diseases which are mainly vatakapha pradhana. Agastya Haritaki Rasayana is indicated as main line of treatment in Shwasa, Kasa roga as well as used as the Naimittika Rasayana in various other diseases like grahani, aruchi, arsha etc.


Keywords: Agastya Haritaki Rasayana, Rasayana,  Naimittika Rasayana, Shwasa, Kasa

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Author Biographies

Santosh Poudel, PG Scholar in Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka

PG Scholar in Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka

, Pradeep, Associate Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka

Associate Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka

Mahendra Prasad Yadav, PG Scholar in Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka

PG Scholar in Department of Dravyaguna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan-573201, Karnataka

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Poudel, S., Pradeep, , & Yadav, M. P. (2019). Agastya Haritaki Rasayana: A Critical Review. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(1-s), 486-491. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i1-s.2283