Shringarabhra Ras – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Shringarabhra Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in the treatment of respiratory and digestive disorders. 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

Shringarabhra Ras Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of fever, indigestion, ascites, tuberculosis, cough, asthma, obesity, vomiting, gastritis, anemia, thirst, bleeding disorders.

It acts as natural aphrodisiac and anti aging medicine.

It is advised to take meet, ghee, gruel and cow milk, while taking this medicine. It is advised to avoid green leafy vegetables and sour food articles.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta Kapha

Dose and duration of use

Shringarabhra Ras dosage:
125 – 250 mg in the morning, with fresh ginger juice, before or after food 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

Shringarabhra Ras ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Abhraka Bhasma – Bhasma (calx) of Mica – 96 g
6 g of each of
Karpura – Camphor – Cinnamomum camphora
Jatipatra – Nutmeg (leaf) – Myristica fragrans
Hrivera – Pavonia odorata
Ibhakana – Gajapippali – Scindapsus officinalis / Piper chaba
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala
Lavanga – Clove – Syzygium aromaticum
Mamsi – Nardostachys jatamansi
Taleesapatra – Abbies webbiana
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Nagakeshara – Mesua ferrea
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Dhataki – Fire flame bush (flower) – Woodfordia fruticosa
3 g of each of
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan (fruit rind) – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan – Terminalia bellirica
Amalaki -Indian Gooseberry- Emblica officinalis / Phyllanthus emblica
Shunti – Ginger (rhizome) – Zingiber officinalis
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Pippali – Long pepper – Piper longum
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum – 12 g
Jatiphala – Nutmeg – Myristica fragrans – 12 g
Shuddha Gandhaka – Purified and processed Sulphur – 12 g
Shuddha Parada – Purified and processed Mercury – 6 g
Water – quantity sufficient for grinding

Reference, manufacturer and side effects

Reference: Bhaishaj Ratnavali Rajayakshma Rogadhikara – 212 – 221

Manufacturer: Baidyanath

Shringarabhra 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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