Arka Lavana/Arka Lavanam is herbo-mineral Ayurvedic medicine prepared from rock salt and leaves of aak plant. This medicine is described under Lavan Kalpana, which is preparation of salt. Lavan means salt. The principal ingredient of this medicine is leaves of Arka or Calotropis procera. Arka Lavana is indicated in treatment of ascites, spleen and liver diseases.
Here is given more about Arka Lavanam, such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Arka Lavana
- Arka patra or leaves of calotopis procera 1 part
- Saindhava lavan churna 1 part
Uses of Arka Lavana
- Liver and spleen diseases
- Intermittent fever
- Indigestion, digestive weakness, anaemia, constipation
Dosage of Arka Lavana
500 mg to 1 gram twice a day with lukewarm water/Gau mutra (Cow urine) or as directed by physician.