SANJIVANI VATI-Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Sanjivani vati is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of fever and indigestion. This tablet contains herbal ingredients only. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.


  • This medicine is used in the treatment of fever.
  • 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
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal colic
  • Snakebite


1SHUNDIGingerZingiber officinale1partCarminative
2AMRITA (GILOY) Tinospora cordifolia1partBalances vata,pitta dosha
3PIPPALILong pepperPiper longum1partcarminative
4HARITHAKIChebulic myrobalanTerminalia chebula1partrejuvenator
5VIBHITHAKIBelliric myrobalanTerminalia bellerica1partrejuvenator
6AMALAKIIndian gooseberryEmblica officinalis1partrejuvenator
7BHALLATAKA Semicarpus anacardium1partrejuvenator
8VACHASweet flagAcorus calamus1partBalances kapha and vata
9VIDANGA Embelia ribes1partEffective in worm infestation
10VATSANABHA Aconitum ferox1partAntipyretic action
11GOMUTRACow’s urine Quantity sufficient 


Above mentioned drugs are taken in equal quantity and finely powdered. Then grounded with cow’s urine and tablets are made.

  • Purification of vatsanabha – by using cow’s urine


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata , pitta 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 tablets as per the following indications, after food once or twice daily along with fresh ginger juice or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.

  • For digestive problems – 1 tablet
  • For vomiting and diarrhoea – 2 tablets
  • For snakebite – 3 tablets
  • For chronic fever – 4 tablets


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

  • Sharangadhara samhita


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


  • Divya pharmacy
  • Baidyanath


  1. A Scientific Review on Sanjivani Vati with special reference to its Pharmacological Actions,    Therapeutic Indications and Pharmaceutics

2.      Standardisation of an Ayurvedic formulation “Sanjivani Vati”

3.      Pharmacological activities of polyherbal formulation: sanjivani vati

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