Ekangveer Ras – Benefits, Dosage, And Its Ingredients
Rasaushadhis having both herbal and mineral combinations are one of the most useful and classical gifts to mankind by Ayurvedic acharyas. Rasaaushdhis are associated with parada and Gandhara. Parada is concerned with a lot of spiritual concepts mentioned in the ayurvedic texts. Rasaushadhi is helpful as their mode of action is fast. This article contains information about one of the most important rasaushadhi i.e. Ekangveer ras, its therapeutic values, and method of preparation.
Ekangveer ras manages the aggravated vata dosha in the body and helps to manage diseases like paralysis. It is mentioned in Aushadh guna Dharamshala. It is one of the most useful herbomineral combinations to manage tremors or parkinsonism. The ekangveer ras is loaded with a variety of health benefits after purification. As the name indicates Ekangveer ras is to enhance the nerve tone and acts on the neurological system.
- Rasa sindoor
- Shuddha gandhak
- Vang bhasam
- Nag Bhasma
- Tamra Bhasma
- Abhrak bhasma
Description of ingredients
Rasa sindoor is a famous formulation associated with Shudh Parada and shuddha gandhak combination. Shudh parada is called detoxified mercury. Shudh Parada is one of the main ingredients of ekangveer ras. Shudh parada is purified mercury and is one of the potent health boosters, promoting healthy blood cells in the body.
Purified mercury increases sperm quality and nourishes the muscles. Parada(purified mercury) is designated as shiv virya. It promotes better assimilation and absorption of minerals and nutrients in the body. Parada is one of the most important and effective minerals in rasa shastra. The multiple benefits of a parade are mentioned in ayurvedic texts. Parada is known to balance all the three doshas (vata, pitta, kapha). It acts as an immunomodulator, aphrodisiac, tonic, rasayan (rejuvenation), and acts as roman (heals wounds). Parada is best as it increases the potency of ingredients assimilated with it. Parada is associated with many spiritual thoughts as mentioned in rasagranthas. Rasa is related to lord shiva and is best to achieve the mind’s stability.
Rasa sindoor is a combination of Parada and Gandhak. Parada(purified mercury) is designated as shiv very. It increases the quality and efficiency of all the ingredients in this herbomineral formulation. Gandhak (purified sulfur) is a potent detoxifier, that boosts immunity and it is beneficial in conditions of allergy. Rasa sindoor promotes the vata anulomana (drains the aggravated vata), acts as kaphanisarak (pacifies the aggravated kaph), agni deepak (promotes digestion).
Shudh gandhak is detoxified sulfur. Shudh gandhak is sweet in taste and katu (bitter). Properties associated with gandhak are its agni-deepak (promotes digestion), hot potency, and drain out toxins. It helps to cure ailments associated with various skin disorders. It can manage ailments like psoriasis, eczema, etc. Gandhak is a potent brain booster, that opens the body channels, boosts immunity, and manages allergic conditions. Gandhak is known to increase the immunity and disease-fighting capacity of the body. Other associated actions of the purified sulfur increase the semen count. As it increases the overall metabolism of the body, it enhances mental strength, promotes calmness. So it is one of the chief ingredients of the Ekangveer ras.
Loha bhasma is one of the main ingredients of Ekangveer ras. Loha means iron and is known as a potent health booster, a potent immunity modulator, promotes healthy blood cells in the body, and is known to manage conditions like anemia. Loha increases sperm quality and nourishes the muscles. Also, loha bhasma is a potent rejuvenator and manages long-term weakness. Also, loha bhasma is anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancerous and helps to reload the normal status of the body.
Vang bhasma is purified Tin. Shudh Vang is Tikta (bitter), laghu (light), ushna (hot), ruksha (dry), and Chala (mobile). Also, vanga is katu (pungent), and Madhur (sweet) is in rasa. Actions of Vang are that it promotes better vision, pramehghan (manages diabetes), deepan (promotes digestion), shukral (promotes the semen), vajikar (aphrodisiac), krimighan (counters the worms), chakshushya (promote eye health). Also vang is swapandosh har (prevent wet dreams), increasing the sperm count. These nag and vang increase the potency and mode of action of this Ekangveer ras.
Nag bhasma is purified lead. Shudh Naag is tikta (bitter), katu (pungent), Madhur (sweet), and Lavan (salty) in rasa (taste). Other properties of naag are that it is hot in potency, laghu (light), snigdha (smooth). Actions of nag are that it promotes lekhan (scrap the toxins), it is balya (strength promoter), pramehghan (manage the diabetes), deepan (promotes digestion), shukral (promotes the semen), vajikar (aphrodisiac), krimighan (counter the worms), chakshushya (promote eye health), aayushya (promotes life-expectancy) and kanti vardhak (promotes inner radiance). It helps to manage the ailments like vata roga, vran (wound), arsh (piles), gulam (abdominal gas), grahani (IBS), atisar (dysentery), krimi (worms), kamla (jaundice), kustha (skin disease), trishna (excessive thirst due to aggravated pitta), aamshotha (swelling), aamshoola (pain due to aam), Medora (obesity or lifestyle disorders), raktapradar (abnormal uterine bleeding), pandu (anemia) and amavata (rheumatoid arthritis). Nag is a potent vatahar (pacify vata), prameha nashak (manage diabetes), kapha vataghan (pacify the aggravated vata dosha), pittavikarhanta (pacify the pitta vikar), shleshma roghar (pacify the aggravated kapha/shleshma). So it is one of the chief ingredients of Ekangveer ras.
Tamra bhasma is a purified cop[per. It can be helpful to manage the problems like indigestion, swelling, piles and vertigo. Other actions of mica are Kesha (promote hair growth), netrya (promote better vision), satanya (galactagogue), hardy (improves the cardiac tone), etc cough, breathlessness, anemia, tuberculosis. It is cold in potency, sweet in taste, and smooth in purified form. Abhrak is known to increase strength, age, and act as a brain tonic. Abhrak also acts as an aphrodisiac and rejuvenation. Abhrak is an anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and immunity booster. Abhrak is helpful in managing and promoting good lung health and promotes the functions of alveoli. In Ekangveer ras tamra bhasma enhances the potency of this formulation multiple times.
Abhrak has purified Mica. It is cold in potency, sweet in taste, and smooth in purified form. Abhrak is known to increase strength,age and act as a brain tonic. Abhrak also acts as an aphrodisiac and rejuvenator. It can be helpful to manage the problems like cough, breathlessness, anemia, tuberculosis, indigestion, swelling, piles and vertigo. Other actions of mica are keshya (promote hair growth), haridya (improve the cardiac tone) etc. netrya (promote better vision). Abhrak is an anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and immunity booster. Abhrak is helpful in managing and promoting good lung health and promotes the functions of alveoli. In Ekangveer ras abhrak bhasma enhances the potency of this formulation multiple times.
Pippali is Piper Longum. Prevalent throughout the plains of India. Bhavna dravyas are known to enhance the quality and status of the formulation. Pippali is adaptogenic, astringent, diuretic, sedative, potent nervine tonic, antispasmodic in properties. Also pippali helps to calm the thought process, maintain the sleep wake cycle and help to maintain the cortisol hormone in balance.
Sonth is Zingiber officinale. Sonth is hot in potency. The properties of Sonth or adrak are katu (pungent), guru (heavy), ruksha (dry), teekshna (strong) and Madhur in vipaka. It promotes digestion as it is helpful in promoting the digestive fire. Also sonth is hot in potency so it is also useful in managing conditions like cough, cold, and fever.
Peepal is ficus religiosa. Peepal is astringent in properties, antiseptic, and hemostatic. Also, it is helpful in managing blood dysentery, haematuria, and hemorrhages. It is cold in potency so manage the aggravated pitta and kapha. Peepal is concerned with various spiritual thoughts also.
Triphala is associated with amla, harad, baheda. Triphala is a well known body detox having assimilated properties of amla (emblica officinalis), harad (Terminalia chebula) and baheda (Terminalia billerica). Triphala promotes digestion, helps to maintain a good metabolism, promotes good bowel habits and increases immunity. The bhavna of triphala increase the potency of Ekangveer ras multiple times.
Trikatu is associated with sonth (Zingiber officinale), pippali (Piper longum), marich (Piper nigrum). Bhavna of trikatu enhance the properties of Ekangveer ras multiple times. Trikatu has assimilated properties of the above-mentioned herbs. Sonth is also called Shunthi. It is antiemetic, antiflatulent and anti-inflammatory in action. Pippali is hot in potency and acts as an anti-emetic and digestive fire promoter. Marich is also hot in potency. Marich is useful in dyspepsia and motion sickness. Trikatu is hot in potency and promotes digestion.
Sambhalu is Vitex negundo. It is vaat har (pacify the vaat, kapha har (pacify the aggravated kapha). It is anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, immunomodulator and antipyretic in nature. The bhavna of nirgundi is helpful to reduce the toxins and impurities of the herbo mineral composition.
Chitrak is Plumbago zeylanica. Chitrak is a well known ayurvedic herb. The properties and actions of Chitrak are it is an intestinal flora normalizer, stimulates digestive processes and used for dyspepsia. It is also useful in constipation or low gut movement. Chitrak is also beneficial in malabsorption syndrome, piles, and inflammatory disease of ano-rectum. The bhavna of chitrak enhance the properties of this herbo-mineral formulation.
Bhringraj is Eclipa alba. Bhringraj is associated with hair growth and is chakshushya (enhancing the vision activity). Also bhringraj is antihepatotoxic, anticatarrhal, febrifuge, useful in hepatitis, spleen enlargement and chronic skin diseases. The bhringraj is also important bhavna dravyas as it is helpful to increase the properties of ekangveer ras.
Kooth is Sauserra lappa. It is also called as kushtha. The properties of Kooth are laghu (laghu), Rooksha (dry) and ushna (hot in potency). Kootha acts as antispasmodic, expectorant, astringent, dyspepsia, antiasthmatic. Also kooth is beneficial to heal the status of wounds or ulcerations.
Amla is Emblica officianlis. Amla is a potent rejuvenator and is used as a bhavna dravya. Amla is a well known medicinal plant and used commonly in every Indian household. The amla fruit is useful to manage allergy, act as diuretic, laxative, and restorative. The amla fruit is cold in potency and sweet in taste. It is tridosha shamak and helps to balance the aggravated vata, pitta and kapha. Also amla is an immunity modulator and anti-inflammatory in action.
Aak is Calotropis gigantea. Aak is also called Madar tree or giant milkweed. Aak is ushna dravya and katu (pungent), tikta (bitter) in rasa. Other properties are laghu (light) and snigdha (smooth). The medicinal properties of aak are it is antiasthmatic, stomachic, useful in tuberculosis and syphilitic ulceration. Other properties of the aak are that it is beneficial to treat external swellings as it promotes lekhana (scrapping karma) and also useful in bronchitis and asthma. The bhavna of Aak enhance the properties of Ekangveer ras.
Datura is a Datura metel, it is also called Thornapple or Downy Datura. It is used as a bhavna dravya in Ekangveer ras. The actions of Datura are antitumor and anti-rheumatic. Also, it is antiasthmatic and anti-inflammatory. Properties of datura are Laghu (light), ruksha (dry), tikta (bitter), katu (pungent). Other properties are that it is hot in potency.
Ardrak is hot in potency. The properties of adrak are katu (pungent), guru (heavy), ruksha (dry), teekshna (strong), and Madhur in vipaka. It promotes digestion as it is helpful in promoting digestive fire. Also, sonth is hot in potency so it is also useful in managing conditions like cough, cold, and fever.
The method to prepare Ekangveer is mentioned in the Ayurvedic classical texts. Crush the herbomineral ingredients in a kharal for one day. Crush and mix them properly. Give 3-3 bhavna of Triphala, trikatu, and other bhavna dravyas in the previously mixed herbomineral powder. Make tablets of 125 mg each.
This rasa is loaded with multiple potent and effective ingredients to manage the conditions of aggravated tridosha. Ekangveer ras is very helpful to maintain good health and helpful in painful conditions.
- Spinal cord demyelination
- Sexual problem
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Facial palsy.
- Sexual problem
- Brain tonic
- Associated pain
Dosage: 125 mg twice daily
Self-medication of this medicine should be avoided. Ekangveer ras should always be taken after the advice of an Ayurvedic physician and avoided in patients of hypertension. Keep it out of reach of children. It should be avoided by pregnant women and lactating mothers. Overdose can cause serious concerns.
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Ekangveer ras is one of the useful herbal remedies to manage neurological problems. Ekangveer ras promotes the boosting effect and promotes the CNS. It balances the vata dosha and manages the conditions like nerve problems. This rasa has the potency to manage the ailments like facial palsy, paralysis, and hemiplegia. Rasa acts as a nerve tonic and mental health booster. In conclusion, we can say that Ranveer ras is a potent rasaushadhi to manage neurological disorders.