Ashtmurti Rasayan is Ayurvedic formulation of inorganic origin. This medicine is Kupipakva rasayan of Ayurveda. Kupi-pakwa rasayana are those medicines which contain inorganic materials and cooked in Kanch-Kupi similar to glass flask (special glass vessel used in preparation of Rasa shastra medicines/mercurial Ayurvedic medicines). Kupi-pakwa medicine are cooked by placing Kupi inside a special apparatus known as Valuka yantra.
This medicine is also known as Ashtamurthy Rasayan, Ashtamurti Rasayana, Ashtamurti Rasayan.
Here is given more about Ashtmurti Rasayan such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Composition and preparation of Ashtmurti Rasayana
First Kajjali is prepared by mixing Shuddha Parad 1 Tola and Shuddha Gandhak 6 tola. Shuddha Swarn 1/2 Tola, Shuddha Hingool 1 Tola, Shuddha Manshila 1 Tola, Shuddha Mal 1 Tola, Phitkari 1 Tola, Shuddha Rajat 1/2 Tola, Kankusht 1/2 Tola and Ras-Karpoor 9 Tola are blended with the Kajjali. The blend is transferred to a Kanch-Kupi or glass flask. The Kaach-Kupi is layered with cloth and plastered with wet-mud. This is cooked in Valuka-Yantra. On cooling Ashtamurti rasayan gets accumlated at the Kaach-Kupi neck and is collected.
Therapeutic uses of Ashtmurti Rasayan
Ashtamurti Rasayana is used in treatment of wide variety of diseases. It is a tonic that is used in chronic fever, fever due to various reasons, obstruction to passage of urine, epilepsy, diseases due to vitiation of Vata and Vata-Kapha.
It cures weakness, skin diseases, loss of weight, and similar health issues that occur due to chronic fever.
This medicine stimulates heart, gives energy, improves weight and works on various body organs such as nerves, kidney, lungs etc.