Ayurveda is a life science. Even a single drug is enough to cure signs and symptoms. But combinations according to same related
Guna & Karma is one of the best part used in Ayurveda for treating various Vyaadhis (disease). This herbal medicine seems to have
potential according to their mode of action. That’s why Ayurved acharyas made some simple combinations known as Mishraka gana
of herbal plants according to their properties (Guna & Karma). Panchavalkala, a combination of five astringent drugs named,
Nyagrodha (Ficus bengaenesis Linn.), Udumbara (Ficus glomerata Roxb.), Ashvatha (Ficus religiosa Linn.), Parisha (Thespesia
populanea Soland ex correa), Plaksha (Ficus lacor Buch-Ham.), is one of the great combination. It shows properties like antiseptic,
anti-inflammatory, immune-modulatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial wound purifying and healing, astringent properties.
So the present review article is on clinical evaluation of Panchavalkala in various diseases.