Muktabhasma, Muktābhasma, Mukta-bhasma: 1 definition



Muktabhasma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ancient Science of Life: Standardization and quality control parameters for Muktā Bhasma

Muktābhasma (मुक्ताभस्म) refers to “calcined pearl” and is a calcium-rich Ayurvedic preparation which is in use since long and is claimed to be effective in very small doses. It chiefly alleviates the diseases caused by vitiated Pitta and Kapha and is widely used in treatment of various diseases such as śvāsa (dyspnoea), kāsa (cough), kṣaya (Phithesis), netraroga (eye disorders), asthiśoṣa (bone disorders), etc. It is a well-known drug to promote strength, intellect, and enhances semen production. Muktābhasma is also a powerful cardiac tonic, antitoxic, and mood elevator.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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