Karpoor ras is herbo-mineral Ayurvedic medicine. It contains purified hingul which is ayurvedic preparation of red mercury sulphide or cinnabar. It has astringent action and useful in acute diarrhoea and dysentery.
The other ingredients are opium, motha, indrajav, nutmeg, camphor, borax. This is classical Ayurvedic medicine and referenced from Bhaisajya Ratnawali for Atisar Rogadhikar.
Ingredients of Karpur Ras
Shudh (purified) Hingul, Shudh opium, Shudh Tankan, Musta, Indrajau, Jaatiphal and Karpoor in equal proportion.
Uses of Karpur Ras
- Malabsorption syndrome
Dosage of Karpur Ras
1-2 tablets twice a day with honey.