VRIHAT VANGESHWAR RAS- Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Vrihat vangeshwar ras is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of diabetes and urinary disorders. This medicine contains more mineral ingredients along with fewer herbs. This medicine should only take as per the direction of a physician.

BENEFITS OF VRIHAT VANGESHWAR RAS

  • This medicine is popularly used in the treatment of diabetes and urinary disorders.
  • It provides body strength and complexion.
  • Its antipyretic action effective in fever.

INDICATIONS OF VRIHAT VANGESHWAR RAS

  • Prameha – Diabetes
  • Bahu muthrata – frequent urination
  • Muthraghata – urinary retention
  • Pandu – anaemia
  • Grahani – sprue, malabsorption
  • Raktapitta – bleeding disorders
  • Arochaka – anorexia
  • Jwara – fever
  • Indigestion

        INGREDIENTS OF VRIHAT VANGESHWAR RAS

SL.NOSANSKRIT NAMEENGLISHQUANTITYACTION
1GANDHAKAPurified sulphur  12gmrejuvenator
2SWARNA BHASMAbhasma of Gold3 gm  promotes strength and vitality
3VANGA BHASMAbhasma of Tin12gmProvide body strength
4ABHRAKA BHASMAprocessed Biotite mica12gmBalances vata and pitta
5MUKTA BHASMABhasma of  pearl3 gmBalances pitta
6RAJATA BHASMAbhasma of Silver12gmbalances vata dosha, provide strength
7KARPOORACamphor/ Cinnamomum camphora12gmaphrodisiac

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Above drugs triturated with the juice of bhringaraja (Eclipta alba) and finally, tablets are made.

  • Detoxification of Gandhaka – fried in ghee and dipped in cow’s milk repeated 7 times.
  • Purification of vanga,swarna, rajat-  Heated and immersed in sesame oil, buttermilk, cow’s urine, gruel and decoction of kulatha (Dolichos biflorus) in that order for seven days in each liquid.
  • Purification of Abhraka – Heating and quenching in the decoction of Triphala or cow’s milk for 7 times.

DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA

  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of all vata, pitta, kapha predominant diseases.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, mamsa , medo,majja, shukra dhatu – diabetes and Urinary disorders
  • Roga marga – Useful in diseases affecting Madhyama roga marga  – diabetes.

DOSAGE AND USAGE

125 mg to 250 mg once or twice a day after food along with goat’s milk or cow’s milk or curd or as directed by an Ayurveda physician.

EXERCISES AND YOGA

Yoga and Pranayama are a set of breathing and stretching exercises respectively, widely practised in the treatment of many diseases.

Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – for getting calmness to the mind provide overall health

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. The patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.

     RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOUR

  • Avoid food items that produce dosha imbalance like cold, more salty, sour, and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items
  • Avoid smoking, soft drinks, and alcohol.
  • Avoid sugar-containing diet in patients with diabetes.

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • This medicine should only take as per the direction of the physician.
  • It is better to avoid by children, lactating women and during pregnancy
  • Improper administration and overdosage leads to side effects
  • Can this medicine be used while taking Allopathic medicines?

                    Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this medicine along with Allopathic medicines.

  • How long the medicine can be used?

            The duration of medicinal administration is based on your stage of the disease. Before taking medicine consult an Ayurvedic physician.

  • Is this medicine habit forming?

    This medicine is not habit-forming. After using for a prescribed period gradually decrease the dose and eventually stop it.

                CLASSICAL REFERENCE

  • Rasa chandamshu
  • Rasendra sara sangraha

EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Vasantha kusumakara ras
  • Chandra prabha gulika
  • Shukramatrika vati

   AVAILABLE BRANDS

   RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Analytical study of Vanga Bhasma

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281676792_Analytical_study_of_Vanga_Bhasma

  • Experimental Study of Vanga Bhasmas

http://www.ayujournal.org/article.asp?issn=0974-8520;year=2008;volume=29;issue=2;spage=88;epage=92;aulast=Hiremath;type=0

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