Vrindavan Chikitsalayam Ayurvedic Pharmacy with over 500 classical & 150 proprietary formulations has been dedicated to bringing Ayurveda and its benefits to everyone.
The classical products which are taken from the ancient Ayurvedic literature, are approved by the Govt. of India and included under Schedule 1 of Drugs & Cosmetic Act.
The manufacturing activity takes place at Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala situated in Thaikkattussery, near Ollur. The Vrindavan Chikitsalayam pharmacy contains Ashtavaidya Traditional products, typically developed by the legendary family of Eledath Thaikkattu Mooss, who are dedicated to the practice of Ayurveda since the last many decades.
Ayurveda is a life science which explains about the different dosage forms, which is the physical form of a medication intended for administration. The various forms of dosage available at Vrindavan pharmacy is compatible and palatable to the patient.
Asava and Arishta: Asava (fermented infusions) and Arishta (fermented decoctions) are a special kind of herbal fermentations of the traditional Ayurvedic system. They are prepared by allowing the herbal juices or their decoctions to undergo fermentation with the addition of sugars, honey or jaggery . Fermentation takes place by the addition of a source of sugar with Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz) flowers. Many preparations contain additional spices like cardamom, cinnamon and other spices and herbs, for improving their assimilation. The self-generated alcohol doesn't induce addiction but shows several advantages, like better keeping quality, enhanced therapeutic properties, and improvement in the efficiency of extraction of drug molecules from the herbs.
In Ayurveda, the preparation of medicated taila and ghee mentioned under the Sneha Kalpana in which taila/ghee are boiled with a prescribed kashaya and kalka according to the formula. The base of medicated oils are mainly pure Gingelly Oil and/or Coconut Oil, called Kera Thailam. Kuzhambu is a special formulation which is a blend of Sesame Oil, Castor Oil and Ghee in a predetermined formulation as defined in the ancient Ayurveda scripts. The medicines are prepared under strict quality control and scientific methods to fulfill certain pharmaceutical parameters, according to the need of therapeutics.This form of medicine can be used internally as well as externally.
Kwatha/Kashaya (Decoction) : It is formed from coarse powder form of herbs and then boiled with a different ratio of water. The standard parameters are taken for Kwath preparation. All pharmaceutical factors are closely monitored by our stringent Quality Control Department such as vessel, temperature, water to be added, particle size, duration of heating.
Lehams/ Rasayanams: It is a type of semi solid preparation which is prepared either by honey, ghee, jaggery and/or sugar, and is boiled with a prescribed herbs, decoction of herb or its juice to get a semi solid preparation. Other healing additives like Madhu (Honey), Tila (Sesame oil), Tugaksheeri etc are blended wherever necessary, under stringent quality control parameters.
Churna: The herbs are finely powdered and they are filtered to remove all kinds of soluble and insoluble impurities. The herbs are subsequently mixed at predetermined ratios, which are then powdered as homogeneous particles and packed in containers under the supervision of our stringent Quality Control Department.
Vati (Tablet): It is solid preparation which is prepared by mixing the powder of herbs with liquid extracts and juices of other medicines at predetermined ratios. The mixture is dried naturally under the room temperature and then rolled into pill forms. All processes are closely monitored by our stringent Quality Control Department.