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DEVELOPMENT OF MUTRALA KASHAYA - A NOVEL AYURVEDIC DECOCTION

Kishore K. Ka , Rudramma R. Hirematha *, Mahadev B. Gundakallea , Prasad B. S.a and Skandan S.a

a Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, KAHER’s Shri BMK Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Shahapur, Belagavi - 590 003, Karnataka, India

For Correspondence: E-mail: dr_rrhiremath@yahoo.co.in

 

https://doi.org/10.53879/id.59.12.11409


ABSTRACT

Renal calculi, one of the most common social problems caused by incorrect urine elimination. By the process of excretion of urine in excess quantity, Mutrala drugs help in the removal of renal stones through the urine or lessen their size. A novel decoction was prepared by ingredients having diuretic and lithotropic action. Mutrala kashaya was prepared by boiling coarse powder of Boerhavia diffusa Linn., Treibulus terrestris Linn., Bergenia ligulata Wall., Crateva nurvala buch Ham., Coriandrum sativum Linn., Vetivera zizanoids Linn., Benincasa hispida Thunb. and Vigna unguiculata Linn. Phyto-and physiochemical values of all drugs were under standard range of API. Total solids of Mutrala kashaya is 4.92 %, pH is 4.5, specific gravity is 1.04, refractive index is 1.349, viscosity is 0.00125 mm2 sec-1. HPTLC showed 16 Rf values. It shows presence of reducing sugars (1.5%), fats, and oils along with cardiac and saponin glycosides. Mutrala kashaya can be developed by using herbal drugs having diuretic and lithotrophic effects.

Year 2022 | Volume No. 59 | Issue No.12 | Page No. 40-45
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