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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020
Process Standardization of Sunthi Ghrita
Abstract: Sneha kalpana is one of the medicinal preparation in Ayurvedic therapeutics, have been used since more than thousands of years ago with the aim to achieve both water soluble and fat soluble medicaments within the same dosage form, thereby providing a broad range of therapeutic characteristics. Sneha Kalpana can be defined as one of the secondary dosage forms of Ayurvedic healing system, where various crude medicaments in their primary dosage forms like Kalka, Kwath, etc. are cooked in Sneha dravya along with some gandhdravya (fragrance materials) and milk etc. Sunthi Ghrita is a preparation of Sunthi kalka [zingeber officinale], Dashmool kwath and Ghrita. This preparation is used for the treatment of Ghrani rog and prepared by Sneha Paka process as mentioned in classical text books of Ayurveda. It is prepared on mild heat and took 07 days to complete the process. During the manufacturing process temperature as well as Siddhi lakashana (chief desired character of finished product) mentioned in Ayurveda was recorded.
Keywords: Sunthi Ghrita, Sneha Paka, Murchana
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020,
Pages: 641 - 643