PANCHAGAVYA

AN EXCEPTIONAL FORMULATION -
ANALYTICAL APPROACH
Panchagavya
Mentioned in many ancient texts
Important offering of yajna-sacred fire
Its usage is believed to destroy sins
It purifies body and mind
Widely using in the field of agriculture
...& used as medicine for Psychic and
Somatic disorders.
Panchagavya
Ksheeram
Ghritham
Dadhi
Gomoothram
Gomayam
Indications
Apasmaram
Unmadam
Jvaram
Pandu
Kamala
Type – Kaphaja (A:S)
Preparation
In Ayurveda-used in the form of
ghrithakalpana.
In tantrikakarmas it is used as such.
ksheeram ghritham dadhi mootram gomayam
Ayurvedic
1 1 1 1 1
Tantric
16 4 5 2 1
Standard preparation method
Ksheeram : 3.072 litre
Ghritham : 768 g
Dadhi : 3.072 g
Gomoothram : 3.072 litre
Gomaya swarasa : 3.072 litre
Dose: 12g
(Ayu: formulary of India-revised edition)
Analytical parameters
Loss on dry : < 0.5 (110 degree Celsius )
Refractive index : 1.45-1.46
Iodine value : 29 – 33
Saponification value : 207 – 212
Acid value : < 4
(Ayu: formulary of India-revised edition)
Manovikaras-the psycho-somatic
mechanism
Manas - ubhayatmakam indriyam..
- atindriyam..
Indriyas –Bhoutika in nature
……Manas is Bhoutika.
TAMAS
RAJAS
SATWAM
MANAS TANMATRA
JNANENDRIYA
S
KARMENDRIYAS
SABDA
SPARSA,ROOPA
RASA ,GANDHA
VATHA
PITHA
KAPHA
BHOOTHA
visesha
vishaya
MANAS – ORIGIN & RELATION
WITH DOSHAS
Ahankaras
…hence
Indriya vitiation
Chitta vitiation
Budhi vitiation
Dosha vitiation
Samprapti
chitta
Budhi
Vitiated rajas&tamas
Manovaha srotas
Vata
Pitta
Kapha
Ayurveda Pharmacology
RASA
Ksheera : madhuram
Ghritam : madhuram
Dadhi : amlam
Gomoothram : katu
Gomayam : katu
Madhuram : ojasyam , indriya hitha
Amla : indriyabodhanam , hridya, vyavayi.
anilanibarhanam ,anulomanam ,
Katu : indriyasphutatha ,
srothovivaranam,sleshma
kshapanam.
GUNA
Ksheeram : ojogunasadrisam
Ghritam : guru,snigdham
Dadhi : guru ,snigdham
Gomoothram : saram, laghu, teekshnam
Gomayam : laghu teekshnam
VEERYA
Ksheeram : seetham
Ghritam : seetham
Dadhi : ushnam
Gomoothram : ushnam
Gomayam : ushnam
Seetham : hladanam,jeevanam,
rakthapithaprasadanam
Ushnam : doshavilayanam
vathakaphasamanam
VIPAKA
Ksheeram : madhuram
Ghritam : madhuram
Dadhi : amlam
Gomoothram : katu
Gomayam : katu
PRABHAVA
Ksheera – corrects the malfunctioning of
mind(manaskara),medhyam
Ghee – Medhyam,alakshmihara,vishahara
samskaranuvarthanam
Dadhi - Mangalyam
Urine – Vishaghna ,medhya
Cowdung – Vishaghna,alakshmiharam
Dosha karma
Ksheera - vatapitta hara, kaphakrit
Ghrita - vatapitta hara,kaphahara (k:ni)
Dadhi - vatahara,pittakrit,kaphakrit
Gomootram - Pittakrit,Pittam-adhakarshet,
kaphavatahara,vatanulomana,
Gomayam - Tridoshahara
Visishta karma
Ksheera –
ojasyam,ayushyam,jeevaneeyam,rasayanam,
balyam,vrushyam,stanyakrit,
Ghruta-
ojasyam,vayasthapanam,ayushyam,balyam,
vrisyam,deepanam,chakshushyam,swaryam,
Dadhi-
deepanam,balyam,vrushyam, ruchyam,grahi,
Mutram-
deepanam,pachanam
MANASIKA KARMAS
Ksheeram : medhyam , madahara ,
prasannam , manasaskaram
Ghritam : dhee drithi smrithi,medhakaram
indriyaprasadanam, papahara
Dadhi : hridya
Gomoothram : medhyam
Gomayam : alakshmiharam
Conclusion
Analysing the properties …….
Panchagavya has definite action on budhi
manas & indriyas
It correct manovahasrothodushti
It has both sodhana &samana action on
sareerika doshas
It purifies rajas & thamas
It satisfy all the properties of ideal drug
Panchagavya…
…. has unique properties in
correcting psychic and somatic
dysfunction
By
- Dhanya