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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 14-18

A Comparative Study of Ashodhit and Shodhit Bhallataka (Semecarpus Anacardium Linn) with reference to Various Shodhana Samskara (Purification Process)


1 PG scholar, Dept. of Agadatantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H), Wardha (MH), India
2 Professor, Dept. of Agadatantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H), Wardha (MH), India

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Anandkumar Rameshrao Waghmare
PG scholar, Dept. of Agadatantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H), Wardha (MH)
India
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Bhallataka is identified botanically as Semecarpus anacardium Linn.f. belonging to the family Anacardiaceae. It is commonly known as Indian marking nut and used extensively in the system of Ayurveda to cure many diseases like Arshas (piles), Arbuda (cancer) etc. Bhallataka is mentioned under Upavisha group in Ayurveda classics and it is described as a poisonous medicinal plant in Drugs and Cosmetics Act (India), 1940. Bhallataka should be used after proper Shodhana (purification/processing).Different Shodhana methods are mentioned in the Ayurved literature. Here an attempt has been made to compile the detail information of the drug Bhallataka including its Paryaya(synonyms), Guna(propcrty). Karma(actions), different indications, Shodhana methods, properties of good quality Bhallataka, antidotes of Bhallataka and to compare its chemical properties on analytical backgrounds using modern techniques such as Gas chromatography etc.


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