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Niya T Sivan; Sara Monsy Oommen.
Internal administration of Kushmandagira swarasa bhavitha Yashtimadhu choornam is mentioned in the treatment of Apasmara chikitsa of Yogaratnakara where Kushmandagira swarasa is the juice of seed containing part of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.)Cogn. In this study, preliminary physical and phytochemical evaluations of Kushmandagira swarasa (juice of seed containing part of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.)Cogn.) bhavitha Yashtimadhu choorna (Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.) and kevala Yashtimadhu choorna is done. Phytochemical analysis showed a marked variation in the comparison of extractive values of Kushmandagira swarasa bhavitha Yashtimadhu choorna and kevala Yashtimadhu choorna. Hereby proves the importance of bhavana procedure in the herbal formulations.