Ajmoda Arka is an herbal Ayurvedic medicine. It is useful in treatment of digestive impairment, indigestion and Vata- kapha roga.
Digestive impairment is known as Agnimandya in Ayurveda. It mainly occur due to vitiation of Vata and Kapha dosha. Digestive weakness causes indigestion and many other diseases. It also affects routine life. Due to Agnimandya person has loss of appetite and malabsorption.
Ajmoda Arka is a liquid preparation obtained by hydro-distillation of fruits of Trachyspermum roxburghianum. The seeds of Trachyspermum Roxburghianum is known as Ajmod. Ajmod shows beneficial effect in vomiting, indigestion, and pain in the region of the bladder.
Ajmod is used in formulation of many carminative and stimulant Ayurvedic preparations. Ajmod has bitter taste and strong aroma. Its intake give relief in spasm, gas, diarrhea, indigestion, abdominal pain, and cough. Ajmod has anti-biotic, anti-spasmodic, diuretic, anthelmintic, stimulant, digestive and carminative properties.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage.
Ingredients of Ajmoda Arka
Ajamoda Trachyspermum roxburghianum Fr. 1.0 kg
Water for soaking and for preparation of Arka
Method of preparation:
Take the raw materials of pharmacopoeial quality. Wash, dry and powder the ingredient number 1 of the Formulation Composition and pass through 355 μm I. S. sieve (sieve number 44) to obtain coarse powder. Place 100 g of Ajmoda powder in a round bottom standard joint flask of 3.0 l capacity. Add 2.0 l of water. Attach the proper distillation assembly with distillation and receiving heads, double surface condenser and receiving flask and enough circulating water to condense the distillate i.e. Arka. Place the flask on a heating mantle. Adjust the temperature control when boiling starts and continue the distillation to collect about 1.5 l of Arka.
Store in containers and pack them air-tight to protect from light and moisture.
Uses of Ajmoda Arka
Dyspepsia: Dyspepsia is defined as impairment of the power or function of digestion. It is condition of painful, difficult, or disturbed digestion, which may be accompanied by symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, heartburn, bloating, and stomach discomfort;usually applied to epigastric discomfort after meals.
Suppression of the Power of Digestion
Urinary bladder disorder
Diseases due to Vata and Kapha dosha
Dosage of Ajmoda Arka
10 drops, orally, twice a day, or as prescribed by doctor. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
This medicine is manufactured by Sri Sri Ayurveda Ajmoda Arka and many other Ayurvedic pharmacies.