Kanta Loha Tablet as a Madhumeha hara drug – A single case study
Keywords:Rasa Shastra, Kanta Loha Bhasma, Magnetite, Anti-hyperglycaemic effect
Rasa Shastra which explains a compendium of formulations that act as spectacular remedies for numerous diseases. Metals were used for Deha Vada (for the cure of ailments) and also for Rasayana Karma(Immunity boosting). Loha Bhasma had been using in many formulations from ancient time itself. Kanta Loha, which is superior among Loha can be considered as Magnetite. The Magnetite should contain more than 60% of iron content in it. The incineration process done according to the reference of classical Rasa Shastra classics. The controversy term “iron overload lead to diabetes” needs to be rechecked by monitoring the results of tests in diabetic patients after medication in the form of Kanta Loha Bhasma. In this article a single case study result showing towards the anti diabetic effect in human subject.
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