Minerals - Iron
Ayurveda / / August 12, 2017
Iron with its astringent taste was one of the first metals that have been used in Ayurveda - ive as self medication and for the preparation of other drugs.Some substances absorb iron directly from iron cookware, in which the cooking process.Basma of magnetic iron ore, iron and steel have different properties and are used in different ways.As is the case with Manduria, which is obtained by forging a red-hot iron ball using a hammer and anvil.Pieces of iron, which are emitted in the form of sparks, is collected and processed in a special way.They give a rust or wetted with urine and bovine triturated and then boiled broth triphaly and finally annealed.iron salts produced is apparently of iron plates, which were deposited the acidic substance (tamarind, Lemon et al.).Oxidized pellets were collected and subjected to further processing.For the manufacture of iron Basma normal quality, as a rule, lacking ten burns, but, as in the case of mica, the best results are obtained by annealing in a hundred or a th
basma , in particular of magnetite, is used as itself (as a stimulant at weakness), or in combination with other substances.Thus, the drug «Navayasa Loja» basmu contains iron mixed with triphaloy, tritaku, Musto, and vidangoy Citraka.Its main action has on the blood iron, intestines and the nervous system (for lack of iron in the body brain trying to find a replacement begins to absorb more harmful substances such as cadmium and lead).Therefore, the iron used in anemia, phthisis, ascites, hemorrhoids, skin diseases, loss of appetite, weak digestion, general weakness, as well as a tonic for the heart and intestines.Medicine «Dhatriloha», containing iron, amalaki and licorice, is very good at high acidity, colic, gastric ulcers, anemia and jaundice. «Saptamrita Loja» used for headaches and nosebleeds.Other iron preparations, such «Pradarari sucker», containing various herbs and mica basmu appointed with leukorrhea, heavy menstrual bleeding and other female diseases.
Mandurah Basma is a diuretic, and acts on the liver and spleen.It is used by itself in such compositions as «Punarnava MANDURA» and «Triphala MANDURA», the treatment of anemia, edema, jaundice, digestive disorders and a number of disorders of internal organs, as well as the general weakening of the body.
Iron pyrites (iron sulfide), also known as "fool's gold" is used in Ayurveda as a substitute for real gold in anemia, leukorrhea, disorders of the urinary system, skin diseases, poisoning, diabetes, nervous system disorders, jaundice,ascites, eye diseases, high temperature, phthisis and heart weakness.However, he is more effective when used in the compositions, for example in the proposed composition Vagbhatoy «Tapyadi sucker», which includes in addition to pyrite mummy, silver basma, MANDURA bass th, Citraka, triphalu, Trikatu, vidangu and sugar.On the basis of ferric sulfate prepared medicated oil for topical treatment of ulcers.For the same purpose and is used basma thereof, which is softer in their action than basma metallic iron.Gairika, or red ocher (iron-rich clay), is mainly used externally.
12 Aug, 2017
12 Aug, 2017