INGREDIENT PART INDICATION DOSAGE
Method of Preparation
The drug is cut into small pieces and dried well. The pieces are put in earthern pot and burnt to ash. First, a few pieces are put and ignited. As they burn, more and more pieces are added. When all the pieces are burnt and reduced to ash, the ash I allowed to cool. Water is added to the ash in the ratio of 6:1 and mixed well. This is then starined through a piece of cloth. This process of straining may be done two or three times till a clear liquid is obtained.
The liquid is then put in an iron or earthern vessel and heated over a moderate fire till the water evaporates, leaving a solid salty white substance which is collected. This is known as ksara.