Arshakuthar Ras For Piles

Arsha kuthar Ras is herbomineral Ayurvedic medicine indicated in piles. It is a Ras Aushadhi of Ayurveda.

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.

In preparation of Ras aushadhi/medicine first Kajjali is made from purified parad and gandhak. As these medicines contain heavy metals, it is better to take them as prescription drugs.

Composition of Arsha kuthar Ras

4 tola Shuddha Parad, 8 tola shuddha Gandahk;

8 tola each lauha bhasma and tamra bhasma;

20 tola each: Danti mula, Sonth, Kali Mirch, Pippali, Surankand, Vanshlochan, Shuddha Tankan, Yav kshar, Sendha namak;

Sehund latex 32 tola, go-mutra 138 tola.

Therapeutic use

Arsha kuthar Ras is alterative, tonic and laxative. It is especially indicated in piles of both type.

Piles is also known as Arsh or Bavaseer. Due to laxative property, this medicine cures constipation. Arsh Kuthar Ras gives relief in constipation, pain and discomfort in piles.

  • Bleeding & non-bleeding piles
  • Indigestion
  • Anorexia
  • Constipation


250 mg once or twice a day with honey or water.
These are prescription drugs and should be taken after consulting medical practitioner.

This medicine is manufactured by Dabur, Baidyanath, Ayurveda Rasashala and many other Ayurvedic Pharmacies.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.