Rasakarpoora (Rasa Karpura) – Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Ingredients

Rasakarpoora is an Ayurvedic medicine, with herbal and mineral ingredients, in powder / tablet form.  It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of diarrhea, worm infestation, etc. This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision.

Uses


It is used to treat Diarrhea, Dysentery, Helminthiasis, skin diseases, pruritis, boils, chancroid, microbial infection, anorexia, ulcers, non healing wounds.

Effect on Tridosha – Balance Kapha and Pitta

Dosage


2 – 4 mg mg tablets once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is traditionally administered along with cinnamon.

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 and lactating mothers.
  • Over-dosage may cause many poisonous side effects.
  • Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

Ingredients


Shuddha Parada – Purified and processed Mercury – 48 g
Shuddha Gandhaka – Purified and processed Sulphur – 72 g
Saindhava – Rock Salt – 120 g

Purified Mercury and Sulphur are taken in a flask, heated over fire till the water evaporates. Then Rock salt is added. This is heated in Kupipakwa for 3 – 6 hours to get Rasakarpura.

Reference

Rasatarangini 6/65- 75

Proprietary Ayurvedic medicines with Rasa Karpooram as ingredient:
Dermonim Tablet –
Manufactured by Imis Pharmaceuticals, used for the treatment of leucoderma, eczema.

2 thoughts on “Rasakarpoora (Rasa Karpura) – Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Ingredients”

  1. Where can we buy rasakarpoora from which contains … (Shuddha Parada – Purified and processed Mercury – 48 g, Shuddha Gandhaka – Purified and processed Sulphur – 72 g
    Saindhava – Rock Salt – 120 g

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