Sarpagandha Ghan Vati is an Ayurvedic medicine, used in the treatment of high BP and lack of sleep. It should only be used under strict medical supervision.
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Uses and effect on dosha
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati Uses: It is used in the treatment of lack of adequate sleep, hypertension and dizziness.
Effect on Tridosha: Balances Vata and Pitta
Dose and duration of use
Sarpagandha Vati Dosage: (375 mg) – 1 tablet at night, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
How long to use: It can be used upto 1-2 month, 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.
Ingredients and method of preparation
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati Ingredients, How To make?
Sarpagandha – Rauvolfia serpentine – 10 g
Khurasani yavani – Trachyspermum ammi – 2 g
Jatamansi – Nardostachys jatamansi – 1 g
Bhanga – Cannabis sativa – 1 g
Water for decoction – 8 parts, boiled and reduced to 1/8 part, filtered.
It is further added with fine powder of 1 g of Pippalimoola – Long pepper root – Piper longum
Tablets are prepared.
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati Side effects:
It contains Bhang as ingredient. Hence it should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
It is best to avoid this medicine in children, pregnant and lactating mothers.
Take this medicine only in prescribed dosage for particular time period only.
Over-dosage may cause excessive sleep and low BP (Hypotension)
Store in a cool dry place. Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Reference and manufacturers
Reference: Siddha Yoga Sangraha, Bhrama, Anidra Unmada Adhikara
Manufacturer: Dabur, Baidyanath.