A Review on Traditional Ayurveda Formulations and their Therapeutic Importance

  • Komal P. Motghare Assistant Professor, Dept. of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Rani Dullaiya Smriti Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Bhopal, India
  • Vaibhav Yeokar Manager-Scientific Services, Himalaya Drug Company, Bengaluru, India

Abstract

Ayurveda the therapeutic system of Indian medicine utilizes various types of dosage forms for health benefits including VatiChurna, KwathaAsava, Arishta, Kalka and Avaleha, etc. The different formulations possess different Virya (potency) therefore they act in different way. Ayurveda specified uses of various formulation for different health benefits and some formulation meant for specified uses through different route of administration like; oral, topical and nasal formulations, etc. Ayurveda also recommended use of various formulations with in specified age group say for example Bhasma not very popular in children. The availability of large number of formulation options not only enhances patient compliance but also increases physician choices. The liquid, solid, semisolid and Dhupan (smoke) are some ayurveda drug formulations based on their appearance, these all formulations having their specific characteristics differ from each other. Present article explored the concept and importance of diversified ayurveda formulations used for various therapeutic purposes.


Keywords: Ayurveda, formulations, dosage forms, Virya.

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Komal P. Motghare, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Rani Dullaiya Smriti Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Bhopal, India

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Rani Dullaiya Smriti Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Bhopal, India

Vaibhav Yeokar, Manager-Scientific Services, Himalaya Drug Company, Bengaluru, India

Manager-Scientific Services, Himalaya Drug Company, Bengaluru, India

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Motghare, K. P., & Yeokar, V. (2019). A Review on Traditional Ayurveda Formulations and their Therapeutic Importance. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(3), 650-653. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i3.2663