A Novel sonochemical synthesis of metal oxides based Bhasmas

S. Sivasankaran, S. Sankaranarayanan, S. Ramakrishnan

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Abstract

Metal oxides form part of inorganic medicines called Bhasmas, which has been used in a non-allopathic medicine system practiced in India called Ayurveda. Bhasmas may be classified under the nano medicines of ancient India. The traditional preparation methods involve time consuming and complicated preparation procedures. This paper highlights a novel ultrasound assisted technique called sonochemical synthesis of transition metal oxides in a facile, faster, inherently safer and environmentally benign (green chemistry) way which could be considered to be used for the synthesis of metal oxides such as copper oxide which form part of the copper based Ayurvedic nano medicine called tamra bhasma, which is copper in its oxide form and used therapeutically as a source of copper. The synthesis procedure outlined here could be considered for the preparation of other types of Bhasmas also.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInorganic Nanomedicine
Subtitle of host publicationSynthesis, Characterization and Application
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages89-97
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9783037856895
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMaterials Science Forum
Volume754
ISSN (Print)0255-5476

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medicine
Oxides
metal oxides
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Copper
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India
copper
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copper oxides
Transition metals
Ultrasonics
transition metals
chemistry
oxides

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Sivasankaran, S., Sankaranarayanan, S., & Ramakrishnan, S. (2013). A Novel sonochemical synthesis of metal oxides based Bhasmas. In Inorganic Nanomedicine: Synthesis, Characterization and Application (pp. 89-97). (Materials Science Forum; Vol. 754). Trans Tech Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.754.89
Sivasankaran, S. ; Sankaranarayanan, S. ; Ramakrishnan, S. / A Novel sonochemical synthesis of metal oxides based Bhasmas. Inorganic Nanomedicine: Synthesis, Characterization and Application. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, 2013. pp. 89-97 (Materials Science Forum).
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A Novel sonochemical synthesis of metal oxides based Bhasmas. / Sivasankaran, S.; Sankaranarayanan, S.; Ramakrishnan, S.

Inorganic Nanomedicine: Synthesis, Characterization and Application. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, 2013. p. 89-97 (Materials Science Forum; Vol. 754).

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Sivasankaran S, Sankaranarayanan S, Ramakrishnan S. A Novel sonochemical synthesis of metal oxides based Bhasmas. In Inorganic Nanomedicine: Synthesis, Characterization and Application. Trans Tech Publications Ltd. 2013. p. 89-97. (Materials Science Forum). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.754.89