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1,2 MD scholar, Dept.of Rasashastra & bhaisajya kalpana,NIA,Jaipur
3Assistant Professor, Dept.of Rasashastra & bhaisajya kalpana,NIA,Jaipur
4 Professor, Dept.of Rasashastra & bhaisajya kalpana,NIA,Jaipur
5Professor, Head of the Dept. of Rasashastra & bhaisajya kalpana,NIA,Jaipur
Rasoushadies; the organometallic formulations have been in use in the treatment of diabetes with their excellence for centuries. But now-a-days it has become necessary to allay the prevailing notions regarding safety and efficacy of Rasoushadis. Indravati is one of such excellent herbomineral preparation described in the Rasendra sara sangrah pramehadhikara. Content of Indra vati are Mrita Parad(Rasa sindoora) ,Vanga bhasma, Arjuna Twak Churna,Shalmalli moola kwatha etc. In the present paper detail review of indravati and its role in the management of diabetes will be given.
Key words: Indravati, Vanga bhasma,Madhumeha,Rasasindur
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