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Jalodarari Rasa – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Jalodarari Rasa  is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in treatment of ascites. This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision. This medicine is most commonly used in north Indian Ayurvedic practice. 

Uses and effect on dosha

Jalodarari Rasa Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of ascites, and liver disorders. It is used in a Panchakarma procedure called Virechana – Purgation therapy. It is also used in treating liver disorders.

The patient is given 125 – 500 mg of this tablet, and he starts to have purgation. He is given with curd rice and green gram gruel to stop the purgation.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta

Dose and duration of use

Jalodarari Ras dosage:
125 – 500 mg with water or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to use: It is administered for a period of one month.

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

Jalodarari Rasa ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Tamra Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Copper
Rajani – Turmeric (rhizome) – Curcuma longa
Jaipala – Croton tiglium
Snuhi Ksheera – Latex of  Euphorbia neriifolia L. – quantity sufficient for grinding.

Reference, manufacturer and side effects

Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Udara Rogadhikara 79 – 81

Manufacturer: Uma Ayurvedic Pharmacy

Jalodarari Ras side effects:

There are no recorded side effects with this medicine.
It should be taken under strict medical supervision. Take this medicine only if your Ayurveda doctor has prescribed it to you.
Store in a cool dry place, in an air tight container, away from direct sunlight.
Use this medicine only till the prescribed time and in the prescribed dose only.
Seek your doctor’s advice for its usage during pregnancy, lactation and in children.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.

Shloka (Sanskrit Verse)

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

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