Saubhagya Vati – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients And Side Effects

Saubhagya Vati is a tablet, used in Ayurvedic treatment of fever, cough and gastric conditions. It contains heavy metal ingredients and hence should only be used under strict medical supervision. 

Benefits

Saubhagya Vati uses: 

It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of fever, chronic, intermittent fever, cough, cold, bronchitis, asthma, anorexia, depression, colicky pain, nausea and excessive thirst.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta.

Dosage

 250 mg 1 – 2 times a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

It is traditionally administered along with ginger juice or warm water.

How long to use? 

It can be used for a period of  1 – 2 months, based on doctor’s advice.

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

It contains herbal purified mercury as an ingredient. It should be avoided by pregnant, lactating mothers and children.

Over dosage may cause slight burning sensation in stomach or poisonous effects.

People with high BP should take this medicine with care, since it contains salt as an ingredient.

Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in cool dry place.

Contents

Sawbhagya Vati ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Saubhagya -Shuddha Tankana – Purified Borax
Amruta – Vatsanabha – Aconitum ferox
Jiraka – Cumin – Cuminum cyminum
Sauvarchala Lavana – Sochal salt
Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt
Vida Lavana – Vida salt
Samudra Lavana – Common salt
Audbhida Lavana
Shunti – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
Abhaya – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Aksha – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.
Abhraka Bhasma – Purified and processed Mica
Shuddha Gandhaka – Herbal purified Sulphur
Rasa – Herbal purified Mercury
Juice extract of Nirgundi – Vitex negundo
Juice extract of Bhringaraja – Eclipta alba
Juice extract of Vasa – Malabar nut tree (root / whole plant) – Adhatoda vasica
Juice extract of leaves of Apamarga – Achyarnthes aspera

The fine powder of solid ingredients are triturated with juice extracts of herbs, a paste is made. Pills are prepared, dried and preserved.

Reference and Expiry Date

Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Jwara Rogadhikara 182 – 183 AFI. Vol. 1.

Expiry date: Five years from the date of manufacture. Once after opening the container, it is better to empty it before an year.

Habit forming

Is this medicine habit forming? Does it create dependence? Can we stop it after a few months of usage?
This medicine is not habit forming. After using for the prescribed period, your doctor would gradually decrease the dose and eventually stop it. Follow your doctor’s instructions for gradual decrease of dose and stopping. Usually it does not cause any ill effects.

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