An Experimental Study to Evaluate the Anti-Diarrheal Activity of Bhuvaneshwara Rasa in Wistar Albino Rats

  • Simi Jose PG Scholar, Dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Chaitra L.V Associate Professor, Dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Bhuvaneshwara rasa, Atisara, Diarrhea, Anti-diarrheal activity.

Abstract

Atisara (Diarrhea) is most commonly encountered disease of the present era, due to unhealthy and irregular habits. Atisara (Diarrhea) finds a place as important disease in individual’s life as everyone suffers from it at least once in life time. Bhuvaneshwara rasa is a unique herbo-mineral formulation explained in Bhaishajya ratnavali indicated for all kinds of diarrhea cases. Bhuvaneshwara rasa is a potent formulation having Saindhava, Triphala, Yamani, Bilva peshika and Gruhadhooma.

Materials and methods: Raw materials were screened and collected and the formulation selected for the present study Bhuvaneshwara rasa was prepared accordingly. Anti-diarrheal activity of Bhuvaneshwara rasa was evaluated experimentally in albino rats. Experimental study was conducted in 3 groups of animals for anti-diarrheal study each. Anti-diarrheal study was done by castor oil induced diarrhoea and castor oil induced enter-pooling method. Bhuvaneshwara rasa (test drug) and Loperamide are effective in controlling diarrheal episodes. Bhuvaneshwara rasa has shown significant Anti-diarrheal activity in both Castor oil -induced diarrhea and castor oil induced enteropooling, test drug effective than control.

Result: Bhuvaneshwara rasa was prepared according to SOP. Test drug group have shown effect experimentally. Conclusion: Bhuvaneshwara rasa is a good anti-diarrheal drug. It can be administered in all types of Atisara.

Published
2021-10-16
How to Cite
Simi Jose, & Chaitra L.V. (2021). An Experimental Study to Evaluate the Anti-Diarrheal Activity of Bhuvaneshwara Rasa in Wistar Albino Rats. International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research, 9(9), 27-35. https://doi.org/10.47070/ijapr.v9i9.2074
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