Ardhang Vatari Ras is a herbomineral Ayurvedic medicine. It is indicated in the treatment of Ardhangvata or hemiplegia.
Hemiplegia is paralysis of one-side of the body with severe weakness, or rigid movement on either the right or left side of the body. The reason for hemiplegia is brain damage as the result of disrupted blood flow. It can occur at birth, and in case of stroke, cerebral palsy, perinatal strokes in infants, and traumatic brain injury.
Ardhang Vatari Ras alleviates Kapha-dosha, digestive weakness, pitta-dosha and improves functioning of nerves and vessels by removing the obstructions.
Ardhangvaatari Ras is a Ras Aushadhi. Mercury is known as Rasa in Ayurveda and medicines that are prepared using purified mercury, purified Sulphur, bhasma, etc. are named as Ras aushadhi (Mercurial Preparations). Para, Parad, Rasa or mercury is a heavy metal that remains liquid at room temperature. It is used in Ayurveda only after proper detoxification as per classical Ayurvedic texts. Parad is ingredient of numerous medicines due to its powerful medicinal properties. It balances Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Ras aushadhi (Parad containing medicine) are fast acting. They nourishes the whole body and has Tonic, aphrodisiac, rejuvenative, anti-aging, wound-healer, and antimicrobial effect. The combination of mercury with other medicinal ingredients enhances the therapeutic efficacy of the medicine due to Yogvahi property of parad.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition, and dosage.
Ingredients of Ardhang Vatari Ras
Parad, Tamra Bhasma, Gandhak processed with Jambeer lemon juice.
Shudh (purified) Parad 240 grams and Tamra Bhasma 48 grams are mixed and processed with Jambeer lemon juice for 1 day till a uniform blend is obtained. On drying Shudh Gandhak 240 grams is added to the mixture and blended together to form Kajjali. The Kajjali is then processed in Tambol/Nagar Pan Leaf juice and rolled into a cake. On drying the mixture is transferred to an earthen vessel. The vessel is sealed with clay and given a Laghuput. On cooling Ardhangvaatari Ras is stored.
Uses of Ardhang Vatari Ras
Ardhang Vatari Ras is sharp and hot in potency. It removes obstructions and excessive phlegm in the body. It is indicated in hemiplegia.
The Dosage of Ardhang Vatari Ras
125-250 mg, with 1/2 gram Trikatu Powder and honey, or as directed by a physician.
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