Saptamrit Lauh Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Saptamrit Lauh is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet or powder form. It is mainly used in the treatment of eye disorders, gastritis, abdominal colic, etc. It contains Iron Bhasma as its main ingredient. 

Benefits

Saptamrit Lauh Uses: 

  • It can be used as  a source of Iron, since it contains Iron calx (Bhasma) as ingredient. Hence used for treating anemia, low hemoglobin level.
  • It is used in the treatment of anorexia, vomiting, vision related eye disorders, gastritis, fever, tiredness, fatigue, difficulty in urination, bloating, edema and inflammation.
  • It is used for the treatment of eye floaters and eye infection.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Pitta.

Dose and Duration

Saptamrit Loh dosage:
250 mg – 500 mg once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is usually administered along with  honey, ghee, milk.

How long to take? 
This medicine can be safely taken for a period of upto 2-4 months.

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

Saptamrit Loh side effects:

  • Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
  • Accidental overdose in children may cause poisonous effects.
  • Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
  • Over-dosage may cause side effects like burning sensation in stomach.
  • Pregnant ladies, lactating mothers and children should take this medicine strictly under medical supervision.
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

Contents

Saptamrit Loha ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra – 10 g
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula – 3.33 g
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica – 3.33 g
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.  – 3.33 g
Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron – 10 g

Reference and Manufacturers

Reference of Saptamrita Loha: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Shoola Rogadhikara 83 – 84

It is called Saptamrit lauha because it contains 7 ingredients, along with honey and ghee.

Manufacturers: Baidyanath, Dabur, Divya Pharmacy

54 thoughts on “Saptamrit Lauh Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

    • No sir, It is used in the treatment of anorexia, vomiting, vision related eye disorders, gastritis, fever, tiredness, fatigue, difficulty in urination, bloating, edema and inflammation.

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      • Other docs have written it will help… n even i hav same question will it stop hairfall as it is priscribed to md by an ayurvedic doc to stoo hairfall but i wanted to research before i start it!

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        • Hi, Because Saptamrit Lauh contains Triphala, Yashtimadhu (Indian licorice) and Loha (Iron Bhasma).All these three components are useful to improve hair. Hence, useful in hair fall.

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  1. In my left eye blood circulation is low.Doctor advised to take saptamrit.is is use full.I amtakeing other medicine s also

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    • Sir if the doctor has advised it then do go ahead. The doctor must have seen your condition and health and then prescribed it.

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  2. hello Dr, are there any significant or even mild changes in treating myopic patients using this method? I’m an optometrist student who is very much interested to carry out a research on this.

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  3. Sir. My age is 33 unmarried female. Using specs for last 15 years (-5 number) both sided. Can saptaamrit loh remove my specs completely? ?

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  4. Thank you sir..
    Could you please explain me the reason for occurring the Alopecia areata (indralupta). This help in taking the precaution.
    Appreciate your time and efforts in spreading the knowledge to common people like us.
    Thanks.

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  5. Thank you sir..
    Could you please explain me the reason for occurring the Alopecia areata (indralupta). This help in taking the precaution.
    Appreciate your time and efforts in spreading the knowledge to common people like us.

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  6. My specs no is -8 and my age is 22 years. Is it possible to remove specs by taking mahatriphala ghrit nd saptamrit lauh.

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  7. Sir I’m live in Jaipur and my hair became thin and hair fall occur please tell me what to do and baldness occur from frontal side there is no family history of baldnesd

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  8. I have eye sight problem. Doctor said to take saptamrit + amla rasayan for two months and it will increase eye siggt and remove specs. Is it true?

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  9. Hiii Dr, I have more hair fall, so
    I have consulted Ayurcentral doctor, she advise to take saptamrit lauh tablets, before taking this tablet I need to check with you….any side effects taking this medicine… Thank you.

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  10. Hello sir,
    2 months ago my left eye struck with photo frame.My vision is poor and grey black spot in centre of my vision always there that can’t allow me to see properly.So I immediately go-to SANKRA NETRALAYA HOSPITAL ,KOLKATA.After the test of OCT & COLOR FOUNDS they told me your retina layer got thinner and you won’t get back your vision till whole life.Its a trauma in retina.And recently there is no such treatment in medical science right now.Sir please kindly help me I am totally hopeless.Please save my eye sir and return my vision

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  11. My brother in law (age 60 yrs) had undergone eye surgery for glaucoma but after 2 years again eye pressure increased and doctor said there is no way out just continue putting the eye drops on regular intervals. Will this medicine be helpful for him?

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  12. Hi,
    I have visited patanjali store and discussed with Doctor. She said to mix Saptamrit lauh wit amlaki rasayan and muktashukti bhasm and Giloy satv and asked to add with honey and give to 4 yrs kid.just 1 pinch . please suggest

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  13. Sir,
    Can mandur bhasm instead of lauh bhasm mix with triphla and mulethi churna to make it at home.should mix in equal quantity?

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