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1Nilofar Shabbirkha Tadvi , 2Namdeo K Dorkhande , 3Sunita Paradkar
1,2,3Department of Dravyaguna Vidhyan, Bhausaheb Mulak Ayurved Medical College, Nandanwan , Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Jivaniya Mahakashaya signified drugs beneficial for life.Charaka enlist this ten such medicament which can be used as Jivaniya. All of these herbs have their natural habitats basically in Himalaya region hence these drugs occur only in small pockets. Jivaniya ganas being very essential in functioning of the body in terms of providing energy, sustaining life activities and rebuilding can be compared to nutrients and immunity booster. Although some work has been done on identification of medicinal herbs mentioned under Jivaniya Mahakashaya, but still there is a need to identify the true representatives of this Jivaniya gana. The present article deals with taxonomical and medicinal properties of these Jivaniya Mahakashaya.
Keywords:– Jivaniya Mahakashaya , Ayurveda ,Medicinal Plant , Herbs.
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