Raktastambhak Tablet is an Ayurvedic proprietary medicine from Shree Dhootapapeshwar Ltd. In Ayurveda, Raktastambhak means agent which reduces flow of blood in case of bleeding. So Raktastambhak is styptic or anti-hemorrhagic action of a medicine. These medicines reduce bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels.
Raktastambhak Tablet is prepared from Nagkeshar, Durva, Laksha/Lac, Mochras and Gairik. It is a hemostatic medicine and indicated in all kinds of Raktapitta or bleeding disorders.
Hemostasis or haemostasis is a process which causes bleeding to stop, meaning to keep blood within a damaged blood vessel (the opposite of hemostasis is hemorrhage). It balances Vata and Pitta dosha in body.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Raktastambhak Tablet
Each tablet contains
- Nagakeshar Mesua ferrea 100 mg
- Shuddha Laksha 100 mg
- Mocharasa Extract of Bombax malabaricum 100 mg
- Shuddha Gairika Purified Red Ochre 50 mg
- Processed in Doorva Swarasa Cynodon dactylon juice q.s.
- Nagkeshar is well-known cooling, astringent, hemostatic and styptic herb of Ayurveda.
- Laksha/lac is used in bleeding disorders.
Nagkesar and lac have abortifacient activity and must not be used in pregnancy.
Mocharasa possess pain relieving, antiseptic, astringent, hemostatic and styptics properties.
Gairik is used in relieving bleeding from internal organs.
Durva or doob grass is astringent, haemoptysis and cooling. It is used as a snuff in nose bleeding, internal hemorrhages, rakta pradar and similar bleeding disorders. Durva pacifies excess pitta dosha.
Uses of Raktastambhak Tablet
Raktastambhak Tablet is indicated in bleeding disorders such as nakseer/nose bleed, gum bleeding, bleeding from anus and uterus.
- Bleeding gums
- Anal bleeding due to Piles, Fissure & Fistula
- Menorrhagia: abnormally heavy bleeding at menstruation.
Dosage of Raktastambhak Tablet
2 – 3 tablets twice or thrice a day with Usheerasava, Chandanasava, Sheetasudha, cow’s milk or honey or as directed by physician.