‘Avartana’ is a mode of potentiation of herbal drugs, unique to the Ayurvedic principles of drug designing. In Ksheerabala 101 Aavarthi, a base of sesame oil is repeatedly processed with the healing properties of Bala and Ksheera, 101 times. The intense vata hara property of Bala and Pitta samana property of Ksheera are a hundred times potencified in the resulting Avarti preparation.
‘Bala’ is one of the synonyms of Sida cordifolia in Sanskrit. The name epitomises the strength and stability giving properties of this herbal drug. Ksheerabala 101 Aavarthi has prime action in healing and nourishing degenerative bone tissue. It has intense ‘vata-hara’ action and relieves the various signs and symptoms of deranged vata like pain, dryness, weakness and loss of function.