Shatamulyadi Lauh – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Shatamulyadi Lauh is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet or powder form, used in the treatment of bleeding disorders. This medicine is most commonly used in north Indian Ayurvedic practice.

Uses and effect on dosha

Shatamulyadi Loh Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of bleeding disorders like nasal bleeding, hematemesis, menorrhagia etc.

It is also used in fever, burning sensation, vomiting.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Pitta

Dose and duration of use

Shatamulyadi Lauh dosage:
125 – 250 mg in the morning and evening, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is given along with honey.

How long to use: It is administered for a period of 1 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.

Side effects

Shatamulyadi Loha  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.
Over-dosage may cause sever poisonous effect.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.


Satamulyadi Loha ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Shatamuli – Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus root
Sita – sugar
Dhanyaka – Coriander – Coriandrum sativum
Nagakeshara – Mesua ferrea
Chandana – Sandalwood – Santalum album
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.
Tila – Sesamum indicum
Vidanga – False black pepper – Embelia ribes
Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Chitraka – Lead Wort (root) – Plumbago zeylanica
Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron – 150 g

Sanskrit verse and reference

Sanskrit Verse explaining the product

शतमूली सिताधान्य नागकेशरचन्दनै: ।
त्रिकत्रयतिलर्युक्तं लौहं सर्वगदापहम् ॥
तृष्णादाहज्वरच्छर्दिरक्तपित्तहरं परम् ॥

śatamūlī sitādhānya nāgakeśaracandanai: |
trikatrayatilaryuktaṃ lauhaṃ sarvagadāpaham ||
tṛṣṇādāhajvaracchardiraktapittaharaṃ param ||

Reference: Bhaishaj Ratnavali raktapitta Rogadhikara 74

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