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Smritisagar Rasa – Benefits , Dosage, Uses And Ingredients

Abstract

Rasaushadhis are one of the most useful and classical gifts to mankind by Ayurvedic Acharyas. Rasa is associated with parada. Parada (Mercury) is designated as Shiv-virya. It is loaded with a variety of health benefits after purification. As the name indicates Smritisagar rasa is to enhance the brain tone and act on the neurological system. It is loaded with multiple benefits to pacify aggravated doshas and mental problems. This article contains information about Smritisagar rasa, its therapeutic values, and the method of preparation.

Introduction

The word smriti is associated with memory. Smritisagar rasa manages the aggravated vata dosha in the body and helps to manage diseases like apsara (depression). It is mentioned in Yogratnakar and tends to manage the Unmada. Smritisagar rasa has the potency to manage ailments like OCD or other brain issues. Smritisagar rasa acts as a brain tonic and mental health booster. 

Ingredients

  1. Shudh Parada
  2. Shudh Gandhaka
  3. Shudh Hartal
  4. Shudh Manasila
  5. Tamra Bhasma

Bhavna Dravyas

  1. Vacha kwath
  2. Brahmi kwath
  3. Jyotishmati

Description of ingredients

Shudh Parada

Shudh Parada is detoxified mercury. Shudh Parada is one of the main ingredients of Smriti sagar rasa. Shudh parada is purified mercury and is one of the potent health boosters, and a potent immunity modulator, 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 three doshas (vata, pitta, kapha). It acts as an immunomodulator, aphrodisiac, tonic, and rasayan(rejuvenator) 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.

Shudh Gandhaka 

Shudh gandhak is detoxified sulfur. Shudh gandhak is sweet in taste and katu (bitter). Other properties of gandhak are it is hot in potency, agni-deepak (promotes digestion), and drains 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 and promotes calmness. So it is one of the chief ingredients of the smriti sagar rasa.

Shudh Hartal

Shudh Hartal is purified orpiment. It is a well-known mineral to manage the condition of fever. It is cold in potency and hence balances the pitta dosha. Shudh hartal is potent tridoshar, pushtikar (nourish), preventing the burning sensation associated with aggravated pitta. Orpiment promotes the efficacy and compatibility of associated minerals or herbs. It is cold in potency so it promotes the soothing effect, preventing infertility-like conditions.  Shudh Hartal helps to improve the cardiac tone and brain tone.

Shudh Manasila

Manashila is arsenic/realgar. It is hot in potency, tikta (bitter) and katu (pungent) in rasa(taste). It helps to balance the aggravated vata. It is a mineral best known to pacify the kapha dosha. The functions of manshila are to promote lekhan, vishaghan (anti-dote), raktavikaarnashini (pacify the disease associated with blood), pacify breathlessness, improve digestive fire, prevent the conditions like tuberculosis, manage itching, and help to boost overall mental and physical health in association with other added minerals.

Tamra Bhasma

Tamra is purified copper. It acts as an anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and potent immunomodulator in various ailments. Tamra is shakti vardhak (promotes strength) , Ruchi Karak (manages anorexia), and agni deepak (promotes digestive fire). In Smritisagar rasa tamra bhasma is one of the main ingredients and enhances the potency of this formulation multiple times. Tamra is a potent rejuvenator and is able to manage liver-associated pain.

Vacha kwath 

Vacha is the Acorus calamus. It is also called a sweet flag. The kwath of vacha is used as a bhavna dravya in this herbal formulation. The properties of Vacha kwath are as it is a nervine tonic, a tranquilizer, and acts as a sedative with anti-anxiety properties. Other properties of vacha are analgesic, it is spasmolytic and anticonvulsant. It enhances the properties of the whole formulation and also increases the potency. 

Brahmi

Brahmi is Bacopa monnieri. Brahmi is prevalent throughout the plains of India. It is used as bhavna dravya in Smritisagar rasa. Bhavna dravyas are known to enhance the quality and status of the formulation. Brahmi is an adaptogenic, astringent, diuretic, sedative, potent nervine tonic, and antispasmodic in properties. Brahmi helps to calm the thought process, maintain the sleep-wake cycle and help to maintain the cortisol hormone in balance.

Jyotishmati

Jyotishmati is Celastrus paniculata, also called Malkangni. It is also one of the bhavna dravya to increase the quality of Smritisagar rasa. The properties of Jyotishmati are as it acts as a nervine tonic, a potent brain tonic, and is used to treat mental depression. Other actions of this herb are hysteria and improving memory. Jyotishmati is also a good mind tonic and promotes the intellect.

Preparation method

The classical method to prepare the rasa is mentioned in Ayurvedic texts. Mix the above-mentioned minerals in equal quantities and in purified form. First, make the kajal of Parad and gandhak. After preparing the kajal add other minerals to that kajjali. Mix and crush all the herbs properly. After mixing add bhavna dravyas one by one. Give 21 bhavna of vacha kwath, 21 bhavna of Brahmi kwath. Lastly, give bhavna of malkangni tail. Make the tablets of 125mg.

Indications

Smritisagar rasa is loaded with multiple potent and effective ingredients to manage the conditions of aggravated vata and pitta. Smritisagar rasa is very helpful to maintain good mental health. Along with that, it is very effective in removing toxins from the body. Following are the indications of Smritisagar rasa.

  1. Parkinson’s disease
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Depression
  4. Mental disturbance
  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  6. Back pain and Joint pain
  7. Hypertension
  8. Digestive problems
  9. Bursitis trochanteric
  10. Paralysis
  11. Facial palsy
  12. Gout
  13. Spinal cord demyelination
  14. Dementia
  15. Anxiety and Depression
  16. Cardiac Problems with Sarpagandha
  17. Migraine
  18. Sexual problem
  19. Rheumatoid arthritis
  20. Tremor
  21. Sciatica
  22. Tuberculosis
  23. Weakness
  24. Facial palsy.
  25. Gout
  26. Spinal cord demyelination
  27. Dementia
  28. Anxiety and Depression
  29. Cardiac Problems
  30. Migraine
  31. Sexual problem
  32. Rheumatoid arthritis
  33. Tremor
  34. Sciatica
  35. Tuberculosis
  36. Weakness
  37. Brain tonic
  38. Hysteria
  39. Pediatrics problems
  40. Weakness

Dosage:  125 mg twice daily

Contraindications

Self-medication of this medicine should be avoided. Smriti sagar rasa should always be taken after the advice of an Ayurvedic physician. Keep it out of reach of children. It should be avoided by pregnant women and lactating mothers. Overdosage in the absence of an Ayurvedic physician can be dangerous.

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Conclusion

Smritisagar rasa is one of the useful herbal remedies to manage neurological problems. Smritisagar rasa promotes a soothing effect and promotes calmness. It balances the pitta dosha and manages the conditions like garbhashaya unmada (Hysteria). Smritisagar rasa has the potency to manage the ailments like facial palsy, paralysis, and hemiplegia. Smritisagar rasa acts as a brain tonic and mental health booster. In conclusion, we can say that smritisagar rasa is a potent brain tonic, and mind booster, that provides calmness and manages all neurological disorders.

Ekangveer Ras – Benefits, Dosage, And Its Ingredients

Abstract

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. 

Introduction

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.

Ingredients

  • Rasa sindoor
  • Shuddha gandhak
  • Vang bhasam
  • Nag Bhasma
  • Tamra Bhasma
  • Abhrak bhasma
  • Lohabhasam
  • Sonth
  • Pippali
  • Peepal

Bhavna dravyas

  • Triphala
  • Trikatu
  • Sambhalu
  • Chitrak
  • Bhringraj
  • Sahjana
  • Kooth
  • Amla
  • Aak
  • Datura
  • Adrak

Description of ingredients

Rasa indoor

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).

Shudha gandhak 

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

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 bhasam

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

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

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 Bhasma:

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

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 

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

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.

Bhavna dravyas

Triphala

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 

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Preparation method

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.

Indications

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.

  • Gout
  • Spinal cord demyelination
  • Dementia
  • Migraine
  • Sexual problem
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tremor
  • Sciatica
  • Weakness
  • Facial palsy.
  • Gout
  • Dementia
  • Migraine
  • Sexual problem
  • Weakness
  • Brain tonic
  • Hemiplegia
  • Associated pain

Dosage:  125 mg twice daily

Contraindications

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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Conclusion

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.