CANNABIS SATIVA BHANGA NARCOTICS MADKARI DRAVYA

 

BHANGA —  MADKARI DRAVYA ( NARCOTICS)

  • drugs which alter the state of mind and hamper the decision making power of a person.for example-
  • BHANGA(cannabis sativa).
  • it acts as a STOMACHIC, DIGESTIVE, RELISHER, reduces water content from the intestine, CHOLAGOGUE PURGATIVE,hence can be given in case of INDIGESTION , DIARRHOEA, HEPATOMEGALY, STOMACHACHE, PILES etc.
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FAMILY —

  • CANNABINACEAE

 

LATIN NAME —

  • CANNABIS SATIVA

 

SANSKRIT NAME —

  • BHANGA
  • MADNI( MADKARINI )
  • MATULANI

 

HINDI NAME —

 

  • BHANG
  • commonly known as the INDIAN HEMP.
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PLACE OF ORIGIN —

 

  • INDIA, IRAN, IRAQ, EGYPT, CENTRAL ASIA.
  • in INDIA it is found mainly in BANGLORE and ASSAM.

 

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION —

 

  • CANNABINOL
  • TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL
  • CANNABIDIOLIC ACID
  • OTHERS– volatile oils, fats, sugar, wax, potassium nitrate and latex..
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GUNA

 

GUNA —

   

  • LAGHU
  • TIKSHNA

 

RASA —

 

  • TIKTA

 

VIPAKA —

 

  • KATU

 

VIRYA —

 

  • USHNA

 

PRABHAVA —

 

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ACTIONS AND USES —

 

  • It reduces KAFA and VATA DOSHAS and ellivates PITTA levels.
  • its fomentation and paste acts as an analgesic and can be given in treating PILES , FISTULA.
  • external application acts as an ANTIBIOTIC.
  • bhang being a narcotic drug produces EXHILARATION in early stages and later on produces DELIRIUM also acts as ANTICONVULSANT and HYPNOTIC.
  • it acts as a STOMACHIC, DIGESTIVE, RELISHER, reduces water content from the intestine, CHOLAGOGUE PURGATIVE,hence can be given in case of INDIGESTION , DIARRHOEA, HEPATOMEGALY, STOMACHACHE, PILES etc.
  • it is a HEART STIMULANT and ellivates pulse rate though later on it depresses it and also stops bleeding.
  • relieves WHOOPING COUGH.
  • acts as aDIURETIC, hence helps DYSUREA AND RENAL PAINS.
  • increases uterine contractions and delays ejaculation hence can be given in reproductive disorders.
  • reduces body temperature.
  • also produces numbness and loss of sensation.
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USEFUL PARTS —

  • BHANG
  • GANJA
  • CHARAS

 

STANDARD DOSE —

  • BHANG– 125-250 mg
  • GANJA– 60-125 mg
  • CHARAS– 30 mg

 

MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS —

  • JATIFALADI CHURNA
  • MADANANDMODAK

 

POISONING —

  • its excessive use produces convulsions,
  • delirium, numbness, loss of sensation,
  • muscular weakness, lithargy etc.
  • death occurs usually due to respiratory failure.

 

TREATMENT —

  • STOMACH WASH
  • FATS INTAKE
  • STRYCHNOS extracts.