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Elādya mōdaka

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Elādya modaka is a semisolid preparation made with the ingredients in the Formulation composition given below

Formulation composition

Elā (Sūkṣmailā) API Elettaria cardamomum Sd. 1 part
Madhūka API Madhuca indica Fl. 1 part
Agni API Plumbago zeylanica Rt. 1 part
Haridrā API Curcuma longa Rz. 1 part
Dāruharidrā API Berberis aristata St 1 part
Harītakī API Terminalia chebula P. 1 part
Bibhītaka API Terminalia belerica P. 1 part
Āmalakī API Emblica officinalis P. 1 part
Raktaśāli (śāli) API Oryza sativa Sd. 1 part
Kaṇā (Pippalī) API Piper longum Fr. 1 part
Drākṣā API Vitis vinifera Dr. Fr. 1 part
Kharjīra API Phoenix sylvestris Fr. 1 part
Tila API Sesamum indicum Sd. 1 part
Yava API Hordeum vulgare Sd. 1 part
Vidārī API Pueraria tuberosa Rt. Tr. 1 part
Gokṣura Bīja (Gokṣura) API Tribulus terrestris Fr. 1 part
Trivṛtā (Trivṛt) API Ipomoea turpethum Rt. 1 part
Śatāvarī API Asparagus racemosus Rt. 1 Part
Sitā API Sugar candy 36 part
Jala Water 12 part

Method of preparation

  • Take all ingredients of pharmacopoeial quality.
  • Wash, clean, dry ingredients numbered 1 to 18 in formulation composition, powder separately and pass through sieve number 85.
  • Add sugar to water in a stainless steel vessel and heat, maintaining the temperature between 800 and 900
  • After the sugar dissolves, filter the hot syrup through muslin cloth.
  • Heat the filtered syrup until it becomes thick syrup of optimum consistency. Stop heating and allow tocool to 500 [1]


  • Brown soft balls; initially bitter followed by slightly sweet and pungent taste and faintly flavoured with Ela.


  • Store in cool place in tightly closed amber coloured containers, protect from light and moisture.

Therapeutic uses

  • Agnimāndya (Digestive impairment), Chardi (Emesis), Madātyaya (Alcoholism), Madyāpānaja Vikara (Alcholism disorder).


  • 6 to 12 gm twice a day.


Physico-chemical parameters

Total Ash Not more than 1.47 per cent
Acid insoluble ash Not more than 0.19 per cent
Alcohol-soluble extractive Not less than 74 per cent
Water-soluble extractive Not less than 40.0 per cent
Reducing suga 11 to 16 per cent
Non-reducing sugar 70 to 72 per cent
pH (5 % aqueous solution) 4.3 to 4.6