Agnikumar Rasa

Agnikumar Ras is herbomineral Ayurvedic medicine containing purified Mercury and Sulphur, black pepper and many other ingredients. It is indicated for improving Agni or digestive fire to cure indigestion. It improves and digestive function. This medicine is referenced from Ayurvedic treatise Bhaishajya Ratnavali. Agnikumar Ras is shows beneficial effect in indigestion, malabsorption, constipation that occur due to weakness of digestive fire. Its intake gives relief in heaviness in abdominal region, gas, accumulation of stool inside intestine, loose motions etc.

Agnikumar Ras is indicated in kapha-pradhan (kapha/phlegm dominant) and vata-pradhan (Vata dominant) indigestion. The main ingredient in this medicine is black pepper or Maricha due to which it is hot in potency. Therefore don’t use this medicine in indigestion with excess bile. If taken in Pitta-dominant indigestion, then due to excessive bile, person feel burning sensation and uneasiness.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

Ingredients of Agnikumar Ras

Shudh (purified) Mercury, Shudh Gandhak, Shudh Tankan, Shudh Vatsanabh Aconite, Shankh Bhasma, Kapardik Bhasma, Marich Phal, and Processed in fresh lime juice.


Shudh (purified) Parad 12 grams and Shudh Gandhak 12 grams are blended together to form Kajjali. Shudh Tankan 12 grams, Shudh Vatsanabh 36 grams, Shankh Bhasma 24 grams, Kapardik 24 grams and Marich Phal 96 grams are finely powdered and added to the Kajjali. The mixture is treated with Jambeer Swaras (fresh lime juice) for 3 days. This formulation is called Agnikumar Ras. Agnikumar Ras is dried and rolled into tablets each measuring 125 milligrams.

Benefits of Agnikumar Ras

Agnikumar Ras is Deepan (increases Pitta), Pachak (kindles digestive fire) medicine working specially on Agni or digestive fire.

  1. It is especially indicated in Ajeerna, vomiting due to indigestion and jaundice.
  2. It gives relief in abdominal pain.
  3. It improves appetite and digestive function.
  4. It loosen the mucous accumulated in body and gives relief in excess kapha.

Uses of Agnikumar Ras

  • Indigestion
  • Nausea, Vomiting due to indigestion, Dyspepsia
  • Cholera, Gastro Enteritis
  • Colic pain
  • Diarrhoea & Dysentery
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excessive phlegm/kapha inside body

Dosage of Agnikumar Ras

1 to 2 tablets 2 times a day with honey or lukewarm water. To be taken with buttermilk in case of diarrhea and dysentery.

This medicine increases pitta inside body. Therefore it should not be used in Ajirna or indigestion due to excessive pitta/ Pittapradhan Ajirna.

You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.

This medicine is manufactured by Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan, Patanjali Divya Pharmacy, Dabur, Sri Dhootapapeshwar Limited and some other pharmacies.

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