Arka Lavana Benefits, Ingredients, Dosage

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 the treatment of ascites, spleen and the 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
  • Ascites
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Intermittent fever
  • Gulma
  • Indigestion, digestive weakness, anemia, constipation

The Dosage of Arka Lavana

500 mg to 1 gram twice a day with lukewarm water/Gau mutra (Cow urine) or as directed by a physician.


  1. But where to get it from ; who is the manufacturer?I am unable to get it from ayurvedic stores in New Delhi.

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