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Indukānta Ghṛta - 1

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Indukānta Ghṛta - 1 is a medicated preparation made with the ingredients in Formulation composition given below, with Gh¤ta as basic ingredient.

Formulation composition

Pūtīka (Cirabilva API) Holoptelea integrifolia St. Bk. 256 g
Dāru (Devadāru API) Cedrus deodara Ht. Wd. 256 g
Bilva API Aegle marmelos St. Bk. 25.6 g
Agnimantha API Premna integrifolia St. Bk. 25.6 g
Śyonāka API Oroxylum indicum St. Bk. 25.6 g
Gambhārī API Gmelina arborea St. Bk. 25.6 g
Pāṭalā API Stereospermum suveolance St. Bk. 25.6 g
Śālaparṇī API Desmodium gangeticum Pl. 25.6 g
Pṛṣniparṇī API Uraria picta Pl . 25.6 g
Bṛhatī API Solanum indicum Pl 25.6 g
Kaṇṭakārī API Solanum xanthocarpum Pl. 25.6 g
Gokṣura API Tribulus terrestris Pl. 25.6 g
Jala for decoction Water 12.288 l
reduced to 3.072 l
Kṣīra (GoKṣīra API) Cow milk 768 ml
Ghṛta (Goghṛta API) Clarified butter from Cow s milk 768 g
Pippalī API Piper longum Fr. 48 g
Pippalīmula (pippalī) (Pippalī API) Piper longum Rt. 48 g
Cavya API Piper chaba St. 48 g
Citraka API Plumbago zeylanica Rt. 48 g
Śuṇṭhi API Zingiber officinale Rz. 48 g
Yavakṣāra (Yava API) Hordeum vulgare Water soluble ash of Pl. 48 g

Method of preparation

  • Take all ingredients of pharmacopoeial quality.
  • Wash, clean and dry the ingredients numbered 1 to 12 of the formulation composition, powder separately and pass through sieve number 44 (Kvatha Dravya).
  • Wash, clean, dry the ingredients numbered 16 to 21 of the formulation composition, powder separately and pass through sieve number 85 (Kalka Dravyas).
  • Add water for decoction to the Kvatha Dravyas and soak for four hours, heat and reduce the volume to one-fourth. 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 green-coloured, soft, low melting medicated fat, unctuous to touch with bitter odour and slightly bitter taste


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

Therapeutic uses

  • Śula (Pain/Colic), Gulma (Abdominal lump), Udara (Diseases of abdomen), Viṣamajvara (Intermittent fever), Vata Roga (Diseases due to vata doṣa), Kṣaya (Pthisis), Daurbalya (Weakness).


  • 6 to 12 gm twice a day.


  • warm milk, warm water, Guduci Svarasa.

Physico-chemical parameters

Refractive index at 40 1.469 to1.473
Specific gravity at 40 0.957 to 0.962
Acid value Not more than 1.53
Saponification value 229 to 231
Iodine value 85 to 90
Peroxide value Not more than 11.0
Congealing point 280 to180