Standarad operational procedure of Keshanjana – An Ayurvedic formulation

  • Dhiman K S
  • Manish Vyas
  • Prajapati P K
  • Rathor A S
  • Vardhana P
Keywords: Keshamasi, Keshanjana, Shuskakshipaka, Dry Eye Syndrome

Abstract

Masi Kalpana is one of the pharmaceutical formulations in Ayurvedic pharmacy used in variety of pathological conditions mainly in external/local applications. Keshamasi has been propounded in Anjana (collyrium) dosage form mixed with Goghrita as Keshanjana in the treatment of Sukshakshipaka (Dry Eye Syndrome) by Acharya Vagabhatta. This preparation is not in practice; & owing to the sensitivity of ocular therapeutics issue as the method of preparation and quantity of its ingredients is in obscure manner in the literature, this formulation - Keshanjana was taken up for developing Standard Operative Procedure / standardization and clinical evaluation in Dry Eye Syndrome in an EMR project after a pilot study in a PG thesis work.

 

Author Biographies

Dhiman K S
Professor & Head, Dept. of Shalakya Tantra, IPGT & RA, Jamnagar
Prajapati P K
Professor & Head, Dept. of Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, IPGT & RA, Jamnagar
Rathor A S
Former Head, Dept. of Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, RG Govt. PG Ayu. College, Paprola (HP)
Vardhana P
Asst. Prof. (Selected), Dept. of Shalakya Tantra, NIA, Jaipur
Published
2012-09-25
Section
Research Articles