The Therapeutic Potential and efficacy determination of “Kushmanda Rasayanam” ayurvedic formulation by chromatographic techniques


  • Lakshmi Sundaram R
  • Prabhu K
  • Mudiganti Ram Krishna Rao
  • Pazhanimuthu A
  • James John



GC-MS, Kushmanda Rasayanam, Ayurvedic, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Beta.-1,5-O-Dibenzoyl-ribofuranose, n-Hexadecanoic acid, Cholesterol



The present study deals with the GC MS analysis of one Ayurvedic medicine, Kushmanda Rasayanam. Kushmanda rasayanam is a medicine prescribed to treat cough, breathing problems, chest injuries, bleeding disorders and depletive diseases. It is also claimed that its use increases memory power, intellect and is a good heart tonic.


The medicine was procured from standard Ayurvedic vendor at Chennai, India and was subjected to GC MS analysis following proper protocol. It was observed that some important biomolecules such as beta.-1, 5-O-Dibenzoyl-ribofuranose, n-Hexadecanoic acid, 11-Octadecenoic acid, methyl ester, n-Propyl cinnamate, E,E,Z-1,3,12-Nonadecatriene-5,14-diol, Ethyl iso-allocholate, Cholesterol, Hexadecanoic acid, 1-(hydroxymethyl)-1,2-ethanediyl ester do have far reaching medicinal values.


The antioxidant, membrane stabilizing, and anti-inflammatory assays have indicated poor potential of Kushmanda rasayanam as compared to the respective standards.


Key words- GC MS, Kushmanda Rasayanam, Ayurvedic, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, beta.-1,5-O-Dibenzoyl-ribofuranose, n-Hexadecanoic acid, Cholesterol

Author Biographies

Lakshmi Sundaram R

Assistant Professor (Research), Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Pharmacy, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai-600116. Tamil Nadu, India.

Prabhu K

Associate Professor, Department of anatomy, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chrompet, Chennai 600044. India. 

Mudiganti Ram Krishna Rao

Consultant Scientist, M/s. Noahs laboratories, no.8/1, old Mahabalipuram road, Thiruporur, Tamil Nadu, 693110. India. 

Pazhanimuthu A

Chief Scientist, AURA Biotechnologies Private Limited. Survey No: 270/1, Plot No:1&2, Galaxy Road, Ayyanambakkam, Chennai-600095. India. 

James John

Assistant professor, Department of Medical Lab Technology, School of Allied Health Science, Sathyabama Institute of science and technology, Chennai, India.




How to Cite

R , L. S., K, P., Ram Krishna Rao, M., A, P., & John, J. (2023). The Therapeutic Potential and efficacy determination of “Kushmanda Rasayanam” ayurvedic formulation by chromatographic techniques. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 13(4), 957–962.



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