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Do ayurvedic medicines contain metal?are they pure clean ? If taken do they get out of body? What are their side effects
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Dr. Satish Sawale
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Wow!! Really thanks for raising this query, Thanks again for health concern..n fitness n Rasayan too Direct answer is YES!!! WE do use almost all heavy metals in d medicine preparation n those get turned in to nano form availing Health boost. Modern Pharma also researching on d same. Sure ayurved medicines also has its own adverse effect too if used injudiciously
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Dr. Vikas Chothe
Ayurveda 6 yrs exp Pune
Ayurvedic principle- If any medicine is given in wrong dosage it acts as poisoin and if a poison when used in correct condition and dosage acts as medicine to patient! Research behind bhasmas ( organo metalic compounds) states that due to the elaborate process of making bhasmas metals lose their elemental toxic properties and get converted into nano particles with altogether different but medicinal properties, which are absent in metal form. Also this nano particle size helps entering blood brain barrier making medicines more active than herbal ones. Herbo mettalic medicines ( rasaushadhi) need expert supervision under Ayurvedic doctor to avoid toxicity. Improper dosage and use results is hepato and nephrotoxic.. Which is equally applicable for all allopathic drugs including crocin ( paracetamol)
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Dr. Akshay Kumar
Ayurveda 5 yrs exp Meerut
Yes..we use metal( iron,gold, silver,copper)in medicine but in bhasam form ( well absorbed in body and havnt any sideffects if process proper) but don't used it self prescribed becoz all bhasam have its dosage and choice condition so consult to ayurvedic physician before used in any disease
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