Ayurveda and other Indian system of medicine use metals, but their use is also amply described in Chinese and Egyptian civilization in 2500 B.C. Bhasma are unique ayurvedic metallic/minerals preparation, treated with herbal juice or decoction and exposed for Ayurveda, which are known in Indian subcontinent since 7(th)
The metals used for the preparation of Ayurvedic drugs are gold, silver, copper, lead, tin, zinc, iron, and some of their alloys. Mercury and sulphur have been extensively used in the alchemical process of conversion of these metals into bhasma.
Arishtas are made with decoctions of herbs in boiling water while asavas are prepared by directly using fresh herbal juices5-9. Fermentation of both preparations is brought about by the addition of a source of sugar with dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz) flowers5.
List of Organizations under the Ministry of Ayush
|Sr.No.||Name and Designation of the contact person||Link|
|1||Dr. N Srikanth Director General, In-Charge||CCRAS|
|2||Dr. Raghvendra Rao Director||CCRYN|
|3||Prof. Asim Ali Khan Director General||CCRUM|
|4||Dr. K. Kanakavalli Director General||CCRS|
AYUSH: Ayurvedic, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. AYUSH stands for Ayurvedic, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. It refers to the Department of AYUSH. Earlier it was known as the Department of Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy (ISM&H).
Triphala churna is a brown-coloured powder prepared using three important herbs, namely amalaki (amla), haritaki (harad) and bibhitaki (baheda), all of which are known to help relieve constipation. According to the book, 'The Complete Book Of Ayurvedic Home Remedies' by Dr.Sep 8, 2018
Here are 10 of the best foods that are high zinc.
- Meat. Meat is an excellent source of zinc (4).
- Shellfish. Shellfish are healthy, low-calorie sources of zinc.
- Legumes. Legumes like chickpeas, lentils and beans all contain substantial amounts of zinc.
- Whole Grains.
 Swarna (gold) bhasma has been utilized as a therapeutic agent in the traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine for several clinical disorders including bronchial asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes mellitus, and nervous system diseases. [2–7] Swarna bhasma is usually given orally mixed with honey, ghee or milk.
Shivji advised Sati not to go to Yagya. Shivaji became angry and wandered in the universe about Sati's body. Seeing this anger of Lord Shiva, Goddess Devadar became disturbed and the creatures were in danger. Then Lord Vishnu touched the body of Goddess Sati and turned it into a bhasma.May 11, 2019