Keshya drugs in Bhava Prakasha Nighantu: A Review

  • Dhiraj Kumar Vishwakarma S V AYURVEDIC COLLEGE TIRUPATI
  • Sonal Bhola
Keywords: Kesha, Keshya, Bhava Prakasha Nighantu.

Abstract

Beauty has very important role in our life. Hair plays very vital role in our beauty. A human body without hair would be seen just as a tree without leaves. So everyone has an ambition that his/her hair should be long, black and thick. As the hair is a beauty for women as well as men also, hair plays a significant role in personality. From the ancient time, hair has got exceptional place in our poetry especially for describing the beauty of women. In Ayurveda hairs are known as Kesha and the drugs which are suitable to hairs, are known as Keshya drugs. In this article we have made an effort to compile all the Keshya drugs which are described in Bhava Prakasha Nighantu.

 

Author Biography

Dhiraj Kumar Vishwakarma, S V AYURVEDIC COLLEGE TIRUPATI
DEPARTMENT OF DRAVYAGUNA
Published
2015-12-28
Section
Review Articles