AMRUTA IN AYURVEDA - A LITERARY REVIEW
Keywords:Nectar, drugs, formulations, Bruhat-Trayee
‘Amruta’ means nectar or ambrosia. It is known as a divine drink which gives immortality. But none have really seen or tasted it. In perspective of Ayurveda various drugs and formulations are told which are compared to Amruta. On regular usage of these drugs or recipes in prescribed dose one attains strength, complexion, intellect, free from disease and old-age & helps to attain long life, etc. The main aim of this study is to bring to light the formulations which have excellent properties in making a man equivalent to immortal. In Bruhattrayee, nearly 60 references related to Amruta are identified. Some of them are easily available & can be used accordingly. There is scope for research on these formulations to develop Evidence based Ayurveda.
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