Mrityunjayarasam Capsule

Mrityunjayarasam Capsule-Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Mrityunjaya ras is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of fever. This tablet contains mineral ingredients along with herbs. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.


  • This medicine is used in the treatment of fever produced by vata, pitta, and kapha dosha imbalance.
  • Its antipyretic action is effective in both acute and chronic fever.
  • It induces sweating.
  • Usually, non-infectious and viral fever responds with its use.


  • Jwara – Acute and chronic fever
  • Intermittent fever
  • Indigestion


1PARADAPurified Mercury 1 partfast relieve from symptoms
2TANKANAborax 1partThe beneficiary effect in the respiratory system
3VATSANABHA Aconitum ferox1partAntipyretic action
4SHUNDIGingerZingiber officinale1partCarminative
5MARICHABlack pepperPiper nigrum1partCarminative
6PIPPALILong pepperPiper longum1partcarminative
7DATTURA(seed) Datura metel1partBalances vata and kapha
8GANDHAKAPurified sulphur 1partBeneficiary effect on respiratory diseases, rejuvenator


Purified mercury and sulphur triturated first to prepare a black coloured mixture known as kajjali. Kajjali grounded with rest of the drugs and juice of leaf of dattura ( Datura metel) and tablets are made.

  • Purification of tankana – by heating water losses and become powder form
  • Purification of vatsanabha – by using cow’s urine
  • Detoxification of Parada – Ground with juice of Aloevera, Triphala(Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellerica, Emblica officinalis), root of chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica) each for 7 days.
  • Detoxification of Gandhaka – fried in ghee and dipped in cow’s milk repeated for 7 times.


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of   vata , pitta, kapha predominant fever.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa dhatu – fever, indigestion
  • Roga marga – Useful in diseases affecting abhyanthara roga marga like diseases affecting the digestive system.


Take 125- 250 mg after food once or twice daily or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.

  • For vata – pitta type of fever – along with tender coconut water and sugar
  • For kapha – pitta type of fever – along with honey
  • For sannipata type of fever – along with fresh ginger juice.


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.                           


  • Avoid food items which produce dosha imbalance like cold, more acrid, sour and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items, Lukewarm water, gruel
  • Avoid exposure to the cold environment.


  • 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?

            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

  • Bhaishajya ratnavali – jwara chikilsa


  • Hinguleswara rasa
  • Vettumaran gulika
  • Surya prabha gulika
  • Jai mangala ras


  • Dabur
  • Baidyanath
  • Shree dhootapapeshwar


  1. Antimicrobial activity of water extracts of trikatu churna and its individual ingredient
  • Antimicrobial study of mrityunjaya rasa

3.     Analytical evaluation of mrityunjaya rasa

4.     Management of chikungunya using ayurveda medicines ,including Mrityunjaya rasa.

5.     An experimental study on the antidote effect of maricha (Piper nigrum Linn) kashaya in vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox) induced toxicity



6.      Evaluation of toxicity of ‘Vatsanabha’ (Aconitum ferox, Ranunculaceae) Before and After Shodhana

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, United States. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please consult your GP before the intake.

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