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Nidroday Ras – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Nidroday Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in treatment of lack of sleep. 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

Nidroday Ras Uses:It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of  sleeplessness, nocturnal emission. It improves immunity and skin complexion.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha

Dose and duration of use

Nidrodaya Ras dosage:
250 – 500 mg once or twice a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is advised along with milk.

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.


Nidrodaya Rasa ingredients, how to make:
Rasabhasma – Rasasindhura – A compound of Purified Mercury and Sulphur – 6 g
Tugakshiri – Bambusa bambos – 6 g
Ahiphena – Purified Opium – Papaver somniferum – 6 g
Dhataki – Fire Flame Bush (flower) – Woodfordia fruticosa – 24 g
Dhatri – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.  – 24 g
Juice extract of  Vijaya – Bhanga – Cannabis sativa – quantity sufficient for grinding
Draksha – Raisin – Vitis vinifera – 132 g

Reference and side effects

Reference: Rasa Yoga Sagara – 448

Nidrodaya 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.

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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