ANALYTICAL STUDY ON RASANJANADI ANJANA – AN AYURVEDIC FORMULATION
*Dr. Abhilasha, Dr. Aditi, Dr. Anuja and Dr. Deepti
Rasanjanadi Anjana formulation is mentioned in the Bhaisajya Ratnavali, which is an Ayurvedic classic text. The drug has been chosen to treat the Praklinnvartama(Anterior Blepharitis) a disease of the Vartma(eyelid) which occurs due to the predominance of the Kaphadosha. It consists of the nine ingredients with all of them having the property of Kaphashamana/Kaphagahana. Keeping in mind the comfortability in using the drug by the patient, the Anjana has been converted into the ointment form. After the drug has been prepared it has undertaken through the analytical study to establish the physical or the organoleptic character as well as the chemical nature which includes the pH, heavy metal content and the microbiological test to serve as the supporting literature and to maintain the standard quality of the formulation.
Keywords: Rasanjanadi Anjana, Kaphashamaka.
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