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Nityananda Rasa – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Nityananda Rasa is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in treatment of gout, piles, lymphadenitis, tumors, elephantiasis, etc. 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

Nityananda Rasa Uses:
It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of gout, elephantiasis, tumors, obesity, lymphadenitis, diseases of blood, fatty tissue, muscle tissue, helminthiasis, hemorrhoids, etc.
It has potential in the treatment of cancers and lipoma.
It is useful in the treatment of ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha

Dose and duration of use

Nityanand 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 cold water.

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.


Nityanand Ras ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Hingulottha Shuddha Parada – Herbal purified Parada
Shuddha Gandhaka – Herbal purified Sulphur
Tamra Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Copper
Kamsya Bhasma – Bhasma (Calx) prepared from Bronze
Vanga Bhasma – Tin Calx
Shuddha Haratala – Purified and processed Orpiment (Arsenic tri sulphide)
Shuddha Tuttha – Purified Copper Sulphate
Shankha Bhasma – Bhasma of Conch Shell
Vidari – Pueraria tuberosa
Shunti – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.
Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron
Vidanga – False black pepper – Embelia ribes
Vida Lavana – Vida salt
Samudra Lavana – Common salt
Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt
Sauvarchala Lavana – Black salt / Sochal salt
Romaka Lavana
Chavya – Java Long Pepper – Piper chaba
Pippalimoola – Long pepper root – Piper longum
Hapusha – Juniperus communis
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Patha – Cyclea peltata
Devadaru – Himalayan cedar (bark) – Cedrus deodara
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Vriddhadaru – Argyrea speciosa
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum
Chitraka – Lead Wort (root) – Plumbago zeylanica
Danti – Baliospermum montanum
Shati – Curcuma zeodaria / Hedychium spicatum
Water decoction of Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula – quantity sufficient for grinding

Reference, manufacturer

Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Shlipada Rogadhikara 33 – 41

Manufacturer: Dabur

Side effects and precautions

Nityanand Ras side effects:
Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Over-dosage may cause many side effects.
It is best avoided in pregnancy, lactation and in children.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

During pregnancy:
This is best avoided during pregnancy. It is useful to shrink the cysts, tumours and fibroids. It is cleansing and detoxifying in nature, whereas in pregnancy, nourishment and growth are expected. 

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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