Shrinagarabhra Ras-Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Shringarabhra ras is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of a broad spectrum of diseases including respiratory disorders and gastrointestinal disorders. This tablet contains mineral ingredients along with herbs. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.


  • This medicine is mainly used in the management of diseases of the respiratory system.
  • It is also effective in diabetes and dyslipidemia.
  • This medicine used as a natural rejuvenator and aphrodisiac medicine.


  • Kasa – cough
  • Swasa – breathing difficulty
  • Pratisyaya – rhinitis
  • Mandagni – indigestion
  • Sula – Abdominal colic
  • Prameha – diabetes
  • Nayana roga – eye diseases
  • Medo roga – dyslipidemia, obesity
  • Jwara – fever
  • Amlapitta – acid regurgitation
  • Sotha – swelling
  • Chardi – vomiting
  • Pleeha – splenic disorders


1PARADAPurified Mercury 6 gmfast relieve from symptoms
2GANDHAKAPurified sulphur   12 gmrejuvenator
3SHUNDIGingerZingiber officinale3 gmCarminative
4MARICHABlack pepperPiper nigrum3 gmCarminative
5PIPPALILong pepperPiper longum3 gmcarminative
6HARITHAKIChebulic myrobalanTerminalia chebula3 gmrejuvenator
7VIBHITHAKIBelliric myrobalanTerminalia bellerica3 gmrejuvenator
8AMALAKIIndian gooseberryEmblica officinalis3 gmrejuvenator
9ELAcardamomElettaria cardamomum12 gmBalances vata and kapha
10PATRA Cinnamomum tamala6 gmEffective in cough
11TWAK Cinnamomum zeylanicum6 gmThe beneficiary effect in respiratory diseases
12NAGAKESARA Mesua ferrea6 gmcarminative
13ABHRAKA BHASMAprocessed Biotite mica 96 gmbalances vata dosha, reduces pain
14DHATAKI Woodfordia fruticosa6 gmRelieves diarrhoea
15GAJAPIPPALI Piper chaba6 gmCarminative
16TALEESA  Abbies webbiana6 gmBalances kapha vata
17KARPURAcamphorCinnamomum camphora6 gmaphrodisiac
18JATIPATRINutmeg fruitMyristica fragrans6 gmbalances vata dosha, action on the central nervous system
19HRIBERA Pavonia odorata6 gmAntipyretic action
20JATAMAMSISpikenardNardostachys jatamansi6 gmPromotes sleep
21LAVANGACloveSyzygium aromaticum6 gmcarminative
22JATIPHALANutmeg fruitMyristica fragrans12 gmbalances vata dosha, action on the central nervous system
23KUSHTA Saussurea lappa6 gmBalances vata and kapha


Purified mercury and sulphur triturated first to prepare a black coloured mixture known as kajjali. Kajjali grounded with rest of the drugs and water then tablets are made.

  • Detoxification of Parada – Ground with the juice of Aloe vera, Triphala(Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellerica, Emblica officinalis), the 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.
  • Purification of Abhraka – Heating and quenching in the decoction of Triphala or cow’s milk for 7 times.


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, pitta dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, raktha dhatu –digestive problems, amlapitta
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting

abhyanthara roga marga – respiratory diseases, acidity, abdominal colic and madhyama roa marga – diabetes


Take 125 mg to 250 mg in the early morning along with fresh ginger juice  or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor


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

Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – Effective in respiratory diseases, cleans the respiratory passage, calms mind (mental stress aggravates acidity)

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, milk, ghee, meat soup, vegetable soup.
  • Avoid sugar-containing diet in patients with diabetes.
  • Avoid smoking, carbonated drinks, alcohol


  • 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 a 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 – Rajayakshma chikilsa
  • Rasachandamshu


  • Vasantha kusumakara ras
  • Chandra prabha gulika
  • Chandrakala ras
  • Chaturmukh ras


  • Baidyanath

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