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Vol. 7, Issue 12 (2018)

Preparation of Jwarahara syrup: Treatment for fever

Author(s):
Shravya Chiplunkar, Chethan Kumar VK and Sharashchandra R
Abstract:
The most susceptible age for infection being the Paediatric age group and the commonest presentation of this age being Jwara (fever). Jwara affects both shaareera (physically) and manas (mentally). Deha-santapa and Mana-santapa are the cardinal features of the disease Jwara.
The drugs in the Jwarahara syrup contain Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus), Patha (Cyclea peltata), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Draksha (Vitis vinifera), Pilu (Salvadora persica), Parushaka (Grewia asiatica), sharkara (Saccharum officinarum), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellarica) and Amalaki (Emblica officinales), taken from the Jwarahara Dashemani of Charaka Samhita Shad virechan ashatashitiya Adhyaya. In the context of treatment, method of preparation is of utmost importance. For a longer shelf-life and good palatability especially for the paediatric age group, these drugs will be administered in the form of Sharkara Kalpana (Syrup). The preparation of the syrup is done by using modern pharmaceutical equipments and the methods of preparation of Sharkara Kalpana explained in the classics have been incorporated.
Pages: 249-253  |  372 Views  17 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shravya Chiplunkar, Chethan Kumar VK, Sharashchandra R. Preparation of Jwarahara syrup: Treatment for fever. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(12):249-253.
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