Narach Ras – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Narach Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in treatment of ascites and constipation. This medicine contains heavy metal ingredients, hence should only be taken under strict medical supervision. This medicine is most commonly used in north Indian Ayurvedic practice. 

Uses and effect on dosha

Narach Ras Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of ascites, constipation 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

Narach Rasa 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

Narach Rasa ingredients, how to make:
Tankana Bhasma – Borax – 10 g
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum – 10 g
Rasa – Herbal purified Mercury – 10 g
Shuddha Gandhaka – Herbal purified Sulphur – 20 g
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum – 20 g
Shunti – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis – 20 g
Danti – Baliospermum montanum – 90 g

Reference, manufacturer and side effects

Reference: Yoga Ratnakara Udara Chikitsa p:597

Manufacturer: Baidyanath

Naracha Rasa 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.

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