ANALYTICAL STUDY OF RASNADI GUGGULU
*Dr. Deepti Negi, Dr. Radhakrishna Bishwal and Dr. Aditi
Karnasrava is a disease of Karna mentioned by Acharya Sushruta in the chapter named Karnaroga Vigyaniya Adhyaya under twenty eight Karnaroga. Guggulu has been an important traditional medicine in ancient Ayurvedic system. Guggulu is a resin or gum extracted from the plant Commiphora wighti(Arn.) Bhand.(Syn. Commiphora mukul Hook. ex. Stocks) or Guggulu tree. Rasnadi Guggulu is the drug mentioned in Karna Roga in Yogratnakara. Rasnadi Guggulu was prepared by referring the method described in text Yogratnakara. So purpose of the present study is to analyze Rasnadi Guggulu in Karnasrava Roga. This drug was further studied physio-chemically, organoleptically and chromatographically for developing standards.
Keywords: Rasnadi, Guggulu, Karnasrava Kaphavatashamaka, vati etc.
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