Preparation and Analytical Study of Rasa Marit Tamra Bhasma

Pallavi Prabhakar Jamnekar

Abstract


Tamra Bhasma (TB) is an Ayurvedic medicine, prepared from Copper. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment for various diseases. Though several methods of preparation of Tamra Bhasma are found in Rasashastra classics, several difficulties occur during the preparation of a good-quality Bhasma.  Aims and Objectives: To study the process of Tamra Maran by using Rasa Bhasma(kajjali) as intermediray media. To analyze the constituents of Tamra Bhasma. Materials and Methods: Pharmaceutical study- TB was prepared as per the classical guidelines. Analytical study- TB was subjected to various analytical tests like X-ray   Diffraction. Results: Copper % was approximately 64% in Rasa maarit Tamra bhasma. Copper was present in sulphide form.  Conclusion: Rasa bhasma (kajjali) is good media for maran of Tamra.

 


Keywords


Maran, Tamra, Rasa Bhasma, Tamra Bhasma, X-ray diffraction.

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