Evaluation of seasonal variation in Veerya of visha dravya Kuchala

Authors

  • Mrunal Tiwari Ph.D. Scholar,Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved and Research centre,Pimpari,Pune
  • Arati Shinde
  • Anuja A Wadadekar
  • Jayant J Phadke

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47552/ijam.v13i4.2759

Keywords:

HPTLC, Kuchala, Strychnine, Visha veerya

Abstract

Introduction - Medicinal plants, as well as poisonous plants, have different alkaloid compositions in every season. According to the traditional texts of Ayurveda, Visha Dravya have greater potency in Varsha Ritu, which reduces due to Agasti rising in Sharad Ritu. Objective - To evaluate the potency of Visha in Varsha and Sharad Ritu through estimation of the concentration of Strychnine in Strychnos nux- vomica L. Materials and Methods – Quantitative analysis of Strychnine in Varsha and Sharad Ritu by HPTLC. Results – The concentration of Strychnine was observed higher in Varsha Ritu than in Sharad Ritu. Conclusion – The study confirms that the potency of Visha is greater in Varsha Ritu than in Sharad Ritu.

Author Biographies

Mrunal Tiwari, Ph.D. Scholar,Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved and Research centre,Pimpari,Pune

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Agadtantra, Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved and Research Centre, Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pimpri, Pune. 

Professor and HOD, Department of Agadtantra, Manjushree Research Institute of Ayurveda Science, Gandhinagar. India. 

Arati Shinde

Professor, Department of Agadtantra, Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Ayurveda and Research centre, Pimpri, Pune. Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pimpri, Pune. India.

Anuja A Wadadekar

Assistant Professor, Department of Agadtantra,  P.D.E.A.’S College of Ayurved and Research Centre, Nigdi, Pune. India.

Jayant J Phadke

Professor and HOD, Department of Agadtantra, P.D.E.A.’S College of Ayurved and Research Centre, Nigdi, Pune. India.

 

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Published

07-01-2023

How to Cite

Tiwari, M. ., Shinde, A., Wadadekar, A. A., & Phadke, J. J. (2023). Evaluation of seasonal variation in Veerya of visha dravya Kuchala. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 13(4), 1023–1025. https://doi.org/10.47552/ijam.v13i4.2759

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