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Dhatri Lauh – Benefits, How To Use, Side Effects, Ingredients

Dhatri Lauh is an Ayurvedic medicine, in tablet form. It is used in treating indigestion, gastritis, constipation etc.  This medicine is used more in North Indian Ayurvedic treatment method. It contains Amla as the main ingredient. 


  • It is used in treating a wide variety of gastric and intestinal complaints.
  • For people suffering with gastritis, this medicine is advised before food.
  • To relieve constipation, abdominal colic, it is administered in between food.
  • To relieve food poisoning effects, it should be taken after food.
  • It is also very good for eyes
  • It is a good natural anti aging medicine, used for rejuvenation.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha.


250 – 500 mg – 1 – 2 tablets once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

This medicine is used before, in between or after food based on the desired therapeutic effect, as explained above.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

Can this be taken by a patient with CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease)?
If the patient of CKD has iron deficiency anemia, then this medicine can be administered as per doctor’s advice.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.

Side Effects

  • It is to be avoided in pregnant ladies, or take this product only if your Ayurvedic doctor prescribes it. It is usually given in smaller doses during lactation period and in children.
  • There are no known side effects with this medicine in appropriate dosage.


Dhatri – Amla – Emblica officinalis – 384 grams
Loha Bhasma – Iron Bhasma – 192 grams
Yashtimadhu (Licorice) – Glycyrrhiza glabra – 96 grams

These three ingredients are taken in fine powder form, they are ground with

Giloya decoction (Tinospora cordifolia) for seven days, dried and the paste is kept in new earthen pot (to dry out all the moisture).  Then it is rolled into tablet form.

Reference and Manufacturer

Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Shoolaroga Chikitsa 30/ 149-154 BR and Panduroga chikitsa 12 /30

Manufacturers of this product:

Shloka (Sanskrit Verse)

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

7 thoughts on “Dhatri Lauh – Benefits, How To Use, Side Effects, Ingredients”

  1. sir the information is very helpfull… but if we get the classical reference along with shloka as in your charakokta gana then it would be more helpfull sir….

  2. नमस्कार सर
    मेरी वाइफ 5को month की प्रेगनेंसी हे। 1st month में उनका hb 10.1 था। अब 5th month में hb 8.8 हे।
    1st month से ही वाइफ लोहासव और द्राक्षसव ले रही है।
    अब वाइफ अपना hb बढ़ाने के लिए। पुनर्नवादी मंडूर ले सकते हे। और साथ में किया ले।
    धात्रीलोह वटी और पुनर्नवादि मंडूर में से कोनसी ज्यादा अच्छी है। hb बढ़ाने के लिए।

  3. R/Sir, My name of Lucky Monga, My age 32-33 years. My TCL level is 14000 and I have asthma problem. And also I have pain in my stomach and left arm, fingers. I have taken much allopathic medicine. but no control on cough. which Ayurvedic medicine i can use

  4. There is another reference of Dhatri lauh in kamaratnam written by nityanath which has only amla 21 times having bhavana with amla juice and addition of lauh bhasma for veerya stambhan. Is their any medicine like this in other texts?


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