Hridayarnava Rasa – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effect

Hridayarnava Rasa is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet or powder form. It is used in the treatment of heart diseases associated with heaviness of chest and dspnoea etc.  This medicine contains heavy metal ingredients, hence should only be taken under strict medical supervision.

Benefits

It is used in the treatment of cardiac disorders with difficulty in breathing and heaviness of chest. – Cardiac diseases of Kapha origin.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Kapha.

Dose

Hrudayarnav Ras dosage:

125 – 250 mg before or after food, once or twice a day or as advised by Ayurvedic doctor. It is traditionally advised along with water decoction of kakamachi and Triphala.

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

Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous, since it contains heavy metal ingredient.
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Over-dosage may cause sever poisonous effect.
It is best avoided in pregnancy, lactation and in children.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

Contents

Hridayarnav Rasam Gulika ingredients, how to make:
Shuddha Parada – Herbal purified Mercury – 10 g
Shuddha Gandhaka – Herbal purified Sulphur – 10 g
Tamra Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Copper – 20 g
Quantity sufficient of water decoction prepared from
Kakamachi – Solanum nigrum
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.

The powdered ingredients are ground with the water decoction and dried.

Reference and Manufacturers

 Rasendrasara Sangraha Hridroga Chikitsa 1 – 3,  AFI Vol. 1, 20:55, Bhaishajya Ratnavali

Manufacturer of Hrudayarnava Rasa : Baidyanath, Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal calls this product as Hridayarnavarasam Gulika.
Presentation: Pack of 100 tablets (Kottakkal)

Research

Clinical trail Hridayarnava Rasa on Hrit Shoola – Angina pectoris – After assessing the clinical study, this medicine was able to cure 58% of the patients, moderate improvement in 25% and 16.66 % patients showed no improvement

Assessment of Genotoxic Potential of Hridayarnava Rasa (A Herbo-Mineralo-Metallic Ayurvedic Formulation) Using Chromosomal Aberration and Sperm Abnormality Assays
As per classical guidelines and Hrudayarnav Ras was administered to Swiss albino mice for 14 consecutive days. Chromosomal aberration and sperm abnormality assay were done to evaluate the genotoxic potential of the test drugs. Cyclophosphamide (CP) was taken as positive group and results were compared.
Results:
All treated groups exhibited significant body weight gain in comparison to CP group. Results revealed no structural deformity in the above parameters in comparison to the CP-treated group. Conclusion: Reported data showed that both tested samples of Hridayarnava Rasa does not possess genotoxic potential under the experimental conditions and can be safely used.

22 thoughts on “Hridayarnava Rasa – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effect”

  1. My mom had an attack of angina last year and was on allopathic drugs for last 1years
    Now she
    is using hridayarnav Ras along with arjunaristha since 2weeks
    she is feeling some drowsiness
    But getting relief in heaviness in chest
    BP is normal
    Regards
    Dr.rohit Mishra

    Reply
  2. sir ,is it safe for hypertension b.p. 160/110mmhg , already taking amlopres-at..
    so arjunarista and hridyavrana rasa will be beneficial with allopathic line of treatment or i should discontinue the allopathic line of treatment.

    Reply
  3. Hello..i have taken hridyarnavarasm for 3 months from AVS.Improvement is high.Weight gain very high…does it lead to weight gain

    Reply

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