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‘Abhra’ is the Sanskrit word of purified mica, and ‘Bhasma’ is ash or finely powdered talc, the purification process is done by repeatedly burned and pulverised to increase the potency. The black verities of mica are mainly used to prepare medicines ( Krishnabhra and Vajrabhra). It is a product of mineral silicate found in the mountain areas of Andra Pradesh(Nellore) and Rajputana.
For the process of making Abhrabhasma, there are many of herbal plants are used, it is boiling in the decoction of ‘Triphala‘ and then lemon juice is used in scaling and then Spiny amaranth is used, the burning process is repeated for hundred times, two hundred times, thousand times etc., to ensure the potency of medicine.
It is generally administered along with the decoction of-
Ginger juice-Zingiber Officinalis (Juice).
Abhra Bhasmam is generally prescribed for the treatment of:-
Cough and cold
Premature hair falling
Note: Avoid self-medication, (Consult an Ayurveda practitioner before using this medicine)