Karpur Ras Benefits, Ingredients, Dosage

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

  • Diarrhoea
  • Dysentery
  • Malabsorption syndrome

Dosage of Karpur Ras

1-2 tablets twice a day with honey.

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