Botanical Name-
Papaver somniferum
Hindi Name-Afim
English Name-Opium,Poppy

Parts used-
Latex and seed

Purification-
Purification of Ahiphena is done by giving the seven bhavana of Adraka swarasa.

Chemical Composition-
Morphine,Codiene,Theobaine,Canadine
Therapeutic dose-30-125mg
Fatal dose-Opium-02gm,Morphine-0.2gm,Codiene-0.5gm

Specific Precations-
It should not be given in patients of diabetes,renal disoders,cholera

Adverse Effect-
Externally-leads to urticarial and Itching
Internally-
1.Stage of Excietment-Mental activity,tachycardia
2.Stage of Stupor-Dryness of mouth,giddiness
3.Stage of Coma-Deep coma,diminsheda reflexes.

Antidots-
Combination of Tankan,Tutta,Grita,Karpas bark powder

Kalpa-
1.Ahiphenasava-Used in Atisara,Visuchika
2.Karpura Rasa-Used in Jwaraatisaar,Ghrahani
3.Dugdha Vati-Used in Grahani,Atisara,Shotha
4.Nirodaya rasa-Used in Anidra.

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