A CRITICAL REVIEW ON VIDANGADI LOUHAM: A CLASSICAL AYURVEDIC PANACEA
Monojit Debnath*, Moulisha Biswas, Pallab Kanti Halder
Journal Title:World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
Ayurveda the century old science for healthy life prescribed a series of
formulations in its various treatises, which are being used by the
humans safely from the time immemorial. Some drugs are mentioned
as rasayana means they are having the rejuvinative activity. They acts
like panacea and are used as immunomodulator. Vidangadi louham is
such a preparation which is used in many disorders and complications.
In Ayurveda there are five different types of formulations are
mentioned in the name of vidangadi louham. All the ingredients with
their proportions in the formulation have been mentioned in details in
this study. The common ingredients have been discussed scientifically
in contrast of both ayurvedic and modern view with recent pharmacological evaluations.
After performing the whole study it may be concluded that among the key ingredients like
vidanga, sunthi, pippali, amlaki, haritaki etc. having the rasayana activity and recent
pharmacological evaluations give positive effort by approving their antioxidant activity. The
other individual activities have also been discussed under the discussion part. So as a gross it
can be sum up that vidangadi louham is a unique combination of broad spectrum elixirs
which can mitigate a series of diseases.