Arsh Kuthar Ras Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Arsh Kuthar Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form. It is used in the treatment of hemorrhoids.   This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision. This medicine is most commonly used in north Indian Ayurvedic practice. 


Arsh Kuthar Ras Uses: It is used in treatment of indigestion, anorexia etc. It improves digestion power.

Doctors also use this for the treatment of
Varicose veins, spider veins.


Effect on dosha and action

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha

How it works?
It works by improving liver functions, vein strength, easing constipation, shrinking the pile mass and reducing local swelling and inflammation.

Dose and duration of use

Arsha Kuthar Ras dosage:
125 – 250 mg once or twice a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is traditionally administered along with honey, hot water.

How long to use: It can be used upto 1 month based on doctor’s prescription.

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.


Arsh Kuthar Ras ingredients, how to make:
Rasa – Herbal purified Mercury – 10 g
Shuddha Gandhaka – Herbal purified Sulphur – 20 g
Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron – 60 g
Abhraka Bhasma – Purified and processed Mica – 50 g
50 g of each fine powder of
Bilva – Bael (root) – Aegle marmelos
Agni – Lead Wort (root) – Plumbago zeylanica
Shuddha Vatsanabha – Purified Aconitum ferox
Ushna – Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Danti – Baliospermum montanum
Tankana Bhasma – Borax
Yava Kshara – Kshara of Barley – Hordeum vulgare
Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt
Gomutra – Cow urine – 320 g
Snuhi Ksheera – Latex of  Euphorbia neriifolia L. – 320 g

Reference, manufacturer and side effects

Reference: Yoga Ratnakara Arsha Chikitsa 265

Manufacturers: Dabur, Baidyanath

Arsh Kutar Ras side effects:
Self medication with this medicine should be avoided.
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
It is best avoided in pregnancy, lactation and in children, unless advised by the doctor.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

19 thoughts on “Arsh Kuthar Ras Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. Sir mera pitaji 14 February se arshakuthar ras kha rahe he.kitne din me pitaji relief payegi? Bahot pain hota he lavatory ke bat.

  2. Please avoid using terms like dangerous and shake the very core belief on Ayurveda.How can this be dangerous when given in the right dosage and time.This has been giving tremendous results since the time of Siddas i.e thousands of years.As it is people are scared of our very own time tested jewels,please enlighten them from this wonderful platform which you have got instead of scaring them.

  3. क्या दूध पिलाने वाली माँ अरश कुठार रस का सेवन कर सकती है।

  4. Sir, I have peas size mass, how many days it will take if 3 tablets are taken in a day at bedtime. Along with Arshkuthar Ras Tablet, I am also prescribed Gandhak Rasayan, Trifala Gugglu, Amystop-G Capsule, Kaishor Gugglu and Chandan Cool Syrup. Is this combination okay. Something to avoid

  5. Sir hello
    Sir Maine 2 goli arsh kothar ras ki lai li Lakin badh main comments read kar k main bhut dar gaya hun koi side effects toh ni hoga kya
    Piles ki problem bhut jiyada hai morning stool pass karte time bhut pain hota hai na hi thik sai stomach clear hota hai kya main isse regular use kar sakta hun ?

  6. सर मेरी वाइफ बिना किसी डॉक्टर की सलाह से एक हफ्ते से इस दवा का सेवन कर रही है, उसने इंटरनेट पर इस दवा के बारे में सर्च किया था। अब 6 दिन पहले उसके पीरियड्स की डेट निकल चुकी है और उसके पेट में पूरे टाइम हल्का हल्का दर्द भी होता रहता है.. सर कृपया सलाह दें की ये दवा का साइड इफ़ेक्ट है या और कोई समस्या है..

  7. I have swelling in my leg due to small accident. Dr. Did not give me any anti inflammatory drug. So it is OK if I take arshkuthar ras? Will it help for leg swelling too?


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