A Detail Study on Parpati Kalpana w.s.r to Vijay Parpati
Rasa Shastra, one of the Pharmaco-therapeutic branches of Ayurveda, incorporates many of the inorganic, herbo-mineral and metallic pharmaceutical preparations namely Khalviya Rasayana, Parpati Rasayana, Pottali Rasayana and Kupipakwa Rasayana. Parpati Rasayanas are one among the Rasaoushidhis mentioned in the Ayurvedic classics and the therapeutically effective mineral & metallic formulations. These are the most popular among the processing’s of Mercury. Parpati Rasayana Kalpanas are the most popular among the processing’s of Mercury and are widely used. These are therapeutically effective mineral and metallic formulations; including both Sagandha and Nirgandha Parada Yukta yogas. The name “Parpati” is given to this preparation because of its form and the method of preparation as it is made in the form of thin flakes (Papada). This process dates back to 11th century and is found widely in Ayurveda literature. Parpati Rasayanas have high therapeutic value, potent, less toxic and cost effective medicines. Vijay Parpati is one of the formulations used in Grahani (Malabsorption sprue syndrome). Hence the Parpati kalpanas are enumerated with special reference to the preparation of the vijay Parpati.
Key words: Rasashastra, Parpati kalpana, Vijay Parpati.
Details: Written by Dr. Baban Rathod1, Dr. Gangaprasad Asore1, Dr. Prajakta P. Patil1
Attachments: 6.A Detail Study on Parpati Kalpana