Laghu Sutshekhar Ras – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Laghu Sutshekhar Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet or powder form, used in the treatment of headache, migraine etc. This is a very famous Ayurvedic product used throughout India. 

Uses and effect on dosha

Laghu Sutshekhar Ras Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of headache, migraine, gastritis, dyspepsia, sinusitis, burning sensation, nasal bleeding, stomatitis.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta

Some Ayurveda doctors use it in the treatment of
fissure in ano


Dose and duration of use

Laghu Sutshekhar Ras dosage:
250 – 500  mg once or twice a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is advised along sugar and 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.


Laghu Sutshekhar Ras ingredients, how to make:
Swarnagairika – Purified Red Ochre – Iron Oxide – 240 g
Shunti – Ginger (rhizome) – Zingiber officinalis – powder – 120 g
Nagavalli – Betel leaf juice extract – Piper betel – quantity sufficient for grinding for three days.

Reference, manufacturer and side effects

Reference:  Rasa Tantra Sara – Siddha Yoga Sangraha – Kharaliya Rasayana 330

Manufacturer: Alva Pharmacy, Dabur, Baidyanath, Divya Pharmacy

Laghu Sutshekhar Vati side effects:
Self medication with this medicine is not advised.
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

12 thoughts on “Laghu Sutshekhar Ras – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. Hello Sir, I have lot of blisters on my forehead. Not sure what was the reason. My doctor advise Laghu Sutshekhar tablets. Not sure if this related to my skin problem. Kindly advise

  2. Hello Sir, I have been advised to take 100 tablets of Laghu Sutshekhar Ras. Two tab for three times in a day that is 6 tablets for a day. I have Thyroid and am on medication is it ok to Laghu tablets. Does it has any side effects

  3. Is it safe to take this medication during the days of woman period and the migraine originated because of this reason? Thank you.


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