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Ayurveda Basmas or Ksharas -Burned to ash or  finely powdered/talc 

Bhasma is a preparation by incineration of various minerals and metal is converted into ash. According to the modern study about the particle (Nano Technology) by the division of the particles can increase its power doubles. It had been described the concept of reduction in particle size of metals in the old text of Charak Samhita. Basmas are used in rejuvenation therapy and various type treatments. Bhasma has been utilized as a therapeutic agent in the traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine. It is used to treat disorders like Bronchial asthma, Diabetics, nervous diseases and Rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually given by orally mixed with either honey or ghee.

Arishtam Asavam Lehyam Kuzhambu Keram Rasayanam Bhasmam Gulika Thailam

Important Basmas (Ashes) used in Ayurvedic treatments

Annabhedi Sindooram

Abhra Bhasmam

Aviltholadi Bhasmam

Godanti Bhasma

Gandhaka Bhasma

Heera Bhasma or Vajra bhasma

Kanmada Bhasmam


Kantha Sindooram

Kukkutandatvak Bhasma

Panchalavana Bhasmam

Panaviraladi Bhasmam

Pravala Bhasmam

Rasa Bhasmam

Shankha Bhasmam

Sringa Bhasmam

Swarna Bhasmam

Thamra Bhasmam

Thankan Bhasmam

Vanga Bhasmam

Yasada Bhasmam 


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