Rasa panchaka trick dravya guna plants

Rasa panchaka trick dravya guna plants

Dravya one of the most important subject of Ayurveda, in which we study about medicinal use of Plants. According to ayurvedic principles Plants help in the treatment according to their ras, guna, virya, vipak and prabhav..

To be a good practioner, detailed knowledge of every herb being used in the line of treatment is mendatory. Or otherwise we have to learn about all detailed and non detailed plants of dravya guna to succeed in dravya guna exam.

It’s not easy for students to remember botanical name, morphology, rasapanchaka (Ras, Guna, Virya, Vipaka, Doshkarma..)

So you can learn raspanchak of dravya guna plants by this trick Here. It is trick for detailed drugs of dravya guna.

We have described this trick according to different RASA of plant.

In these tricks the following letters stand for following Rasapanchaka :

First letter = Rasa

  • M = Madhura Ras
  • A = Amla rasa
  • K = katu Rasa
  • T = tikta Rasa
  • Ks= Kashaya Rasa

Second letter = Guna –

  • R = Ruksha
  • S = Snigadha
  • L = Laghu
  • G = Guru

Third letter = virya –

  • U = Ushana
  • S = Sheeta
  • A = Annushana

Fourth letter = vipaka

  • M = Madhura
  • K = katu

Plant of Amla and lavna ras:

  • Aamlaki – Panchras means having 5 ras madhur, amla, katu, tikta, kashaya.  amlapradhan and lavanavarjit
  • Hritaki – Panchras:madhur, amla,katu, tikta Kashaya.
    Kashaya pradhana lavanvarjit
  • Rasona – Panchras: madhur, lavana,katu,tikta, Kashaya; amlavarjit
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