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Tiktaka Ghṛta - 2

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Tiktaka Ghṛta - 2 is a Ghṛta preparation made with the ingredients in the Formulation composition given below with Mūrcchita Ghṛta as the basic ingredient.

Formulation composition

Paṭola API Tricosanthes dioica Pl. 48 g
Nimba API Azadirachta indica St. Bk. 48 g
Kaṭukā API Picrorhiza kurroa 48 g
Dārvī (Dāruharidrā API) Berberis aristata St. 48 g
Paṭhā API Cissampelos pareira Rt. 48 g
Durālabhā (Dhanvayāsa API) Fagonia cretica Pl. 48 g
Parpaṭa API Fumaria parviflora Pl . 48 g
Trāyamāṇā API Gentiana kurroo Pl. 48 g
Jala for decoction Water 6.144 l
reduced to 768 ml
Trāyantī (Trāyamāṇā API) Gentiana kurro Pl. 12 g
Musta (Mustā API) Cyperus rotundus Rz. 12 g
Bhūnimba (Kirātatikta API) Swerita chirata Pl. 12 g
Kaliṅga (Indrayava API) Holarrhena antidysenterica Sd. 12 g
Kaṇā (Pippalī API) Piper longum Fr. 12 g
Candana (Śveta Candana API) Santalum album Ht. Wd. 12 g
Sarpi (Goghṛta API) Clarified butter from Cow s milk 576 g

Method of preparation

  • Treat Ghṛta to prepare Mūrcchita Ghṛta.
  • Wash, clean and dry the ingredients numbered 1 to 8 of the formulation composition, powder separately and pass through sieve number 44 (Kvātha Dravyas).
  • Wash, clean, dry the ingredients numbered 10 to 15 of the formulation composition, powder separately and pass through sieve number 85 (Kalka Dravyas).
  • Add water for decoction to the Kvātha Dravyas and soak for four hours, heat and reduce the volume to one-eighth. Filter with muslin cloth to obtain Kvatha.
  • Transfer the Kalka Dravyas to the wet grinder and grind with sufficient quantity of water to prepare homogeneous blend.[1]


  • A dark green-coloured, soft, low melting medicated fat, unctuous to touch with slightly characteristic odour and bitter taste.


  • Store in a cool place in tightly closed container, protect from light and moisture.

Therapeutic uses

  • Tṛṣṇā (thirst), Bhrama (vertigo), Dāha (burning sensation), Parāsarpa (erysipelas), Piḍakā (carbuncle), Pittaja Kuṣṭa (diseases of skin due to Pitta Dosha), Kaṇḍu (itching), Pāṇḍu roga (anemia), Gaṇḍa (cervical lymphadenitis), Nāḍīvraṇa (sinus), Apacī (chronic lymphadenopathy/scrofula), Visphota (blisterous eruption), Vidradhi (abscess), Gulma (abdominal lump), Śopha (oedema), Unmāda (mania/psychosis), Meda (adipose tissue), Hṛdroga (heart disease), Timira (cataract), Vyaṅga (dark shade on face due to stress and excessive exercise/localized hyper pigmentation of skin), Grahaṇī (malabsorption syndrome), Śvitra (leucoderma/Vitiligo), Kāmāla (jaundice), Bhagandara (fistula-in-ano), Udara (diseases of abdomen), Apasm¡ra (epilepsy), Pradara (excessive vaginal discharge), Gara (slow/accumulated poison), Arśa (piles), Raktapitta (bleeding disorder).


  • 6 to 12 gm twice a day.


  • Warm water.

Physico-chemical parameters

Refractive index at 40 1.467 to1.470
Specific gravity at 40 0.961 to 0.968
Acid value Not more than 0.56
Saponification value 230 to 232
Iodine value 86 to 100
Peroxide value Not more than 2.2
Congealing point 280 to 180