Kaph Kuthar Ras – Benefits, How To Use, Side Effects, Ingredients

Kaph Kuthar Ras  is an Ayurvedic medicine, with herbal and mineral ingredients, in tablet form. It is used in Kapha type of fever, with heaviness in body. This medicine is used more in North Indian Ayurvedic tradition. This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision. 

Benefits

  • It is used to treat Kapha type of fever, associated with heaviness, cold etc.
  • It is also used to relieve respiratory conditions such as cough, cold, bronchitis etc.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Kapha

Dosage

(125 mg)1 – 2 tablets once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

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.

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

  • This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
  • Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
  • It is to be avoided in children and pregnant ladies.
  • Overdosage may cause many side effects including gastritis.
  • Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.

Ingredients

Equal quantities of powders of

Parada  – Purified and processed Mercury

Gandhaka – Purified and processed Sulphur

Vyosha – Pepper, long pepper and ginger

Tamra bhasma – Copper bhasma

Ayas Bhasma – Iron Bhasma

The above ingredients are ground with

  • Kantakari rasa (Juice extract of Solanum xanthocarpum)
  • Dhattura rasa (Juice extract of Datura metel)
  • Katuki rasa (Juice extract of Picrorhiza kurroa)

Reference

Rasa Raja Sundara

Bharata Bhaishajya Ratnavali 1/953

Manufacturers

  • Baidyanath
  • Chirayu
  • Sri Dhootapapeshwar Limited
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