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Handbook of Nutraceuticals

Handbook of Nutraceuticals


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A range of single, group, and compound rasayanas has been described in
Ayurvedic classics in different contexts. Some are listed below:

Popular single rasayanas: amalaki (

Phyllanthus emblica), haritaki (Terminalia chebula),
pippali (Piper longum), ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), brahmi (Bacopa monniera),
shankhapushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis), guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), madhuyasti
(Glycyrrhiza glabra), mandukparni (Centella asiatica), bala (Sida coridfolia), shatavari
(Asparagus recemosus), bhallataka (Semecarpus anacardium), punarnava (Boerhaavia
diffusa), lauha (iron), swarna (gold), shilajatu (asphaltum)
Popular compound rasayanas: chyavanaprasha, brahma rasayana, amalaka ras-

ayana, amrita bhallataka, bhallataka kshirapaka, haridra khanda, bala rasayana,
amrita rasayana, punarnava rasayana, louhadi rasayana, aindra rasayana, triphala
rasayana, shilajatu rasayana, ritu haritaki kalpa, pippali vardhamana kalpa, bhal-
lataka kalpa, panchamrita parpati kalpa

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