Physico-chemical study of Panchvalkal mentioned in Himvan Agada: An anti — Poisonous formulation in Ayurveda

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Author Details : Parvesh Kumar*, Rudramani Deepak, Dharni Dhar Singh, Rajeev Ranjan

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 114-120

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Agadatantra is one among the Ashtangas of Ayurveda, which deals with all cases of poisoning.

In all these situations, Sarpvisha is of paramount importance because it is a condition that requires emergency management. is one among them. Ayurveda has grouped the stem bark of five plants viz. Nyagrodha (Ficus bengalensis Linn.), Shirish (Albizzia lebbeck .), Ashwatha (Ficus religiosa Linn) Vetasa (Salix caprea Linn.) and Plaksha (Ficus infectoria Roxb.) as ingredients in Himavan agada (the stem bark of five trees). 14 ingredients and indicated for mandalivisha, visarpa, shwayathu, visphota, jwara and daha.
Objectives: To analyze the Physico-chemical, phyto- chemical properties.
Materials and Methods: Procurement of Raw drugs was later subjected to Physico-chemical analysis and preliminary phytochemical analysis.
Conclusion: All the parameters, assays are done, upon which the standards of Pharmacopoeia depend.

Keywords: Agadtantra, Antipoisonous, Sarpvisha, Himvan agada

How to cite : Kumar P, Deepak R, Singh D D, Ranjan R, Physico-chemical study of Panchvalkal mentioned in Himvan Agada: An anti — Poisonous formulation in Ayurveda. J Prev Med Holist Health 2021;7(2):114-120

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Received : 08-05-2021

Accepted : 15-09-2021

Available online : 29-11-2021

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