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Chaturmukh Ras is herbominearal Ayurvedic medicine which is used for treating all type of vaat roga and various nervous diseases. It is cardiac tonic and gives strength to heart. It is also used to cure weakness, cough and fever post-delivery.
This is Rasa aushadi. The main ingredient of Rasa aushadi is Shuddha Parada along with the other components. Parad or mercury is used only after proper purification which is done by Shodhana, Mardana (grinding), Swedana(vapourising), Prakshalana (performing frequent ablutions), Galana (straining fluids) etc. The processing detoxify mercury and bring about the physical and chemical changes in the drug, thus enhance their therapeutic efficiency.
Ingredients of Chaturmukh Rasa
Each 48g Shuddha Parad, Shuddha Gandhak, Loha Bhasma, Abhrak Bhasma, Swarna Bhasma 12g;
Bhavana Kumari Swarasa
First Shuddh Parad and Shudh Gandhak are blended to form Kajjali, which is black sulphide of mercury prepared by thoroughly blending equal proportion of purified Parad/Mercury and Gandhak/Sulphur. Kajjali is a Rasayana and pacify tridosh. Other Bhasma are added to the Kajjali. The Kajjali mixture is given Bhavana (treatment) of Kumari Swaras to get a uniform blend which is rolled into a bolus. It is covered with Castor leaves and tied with a string and stored in a Dhanyaraashi/ vessel or sack of grains for 3 days. Then from the bolus tablets measuring 1 Ratti are rolled. This is Chaturmukh Ras.
Uses of Chaturmukh Rasa
Chaturmukh Ras is an effective medicine for Vata disorders. It shows good result in Epilepsy, insomnia, Mental disorders, Nervous debility and other nervous system diseases. It gives strength to heart. It is nutritive and tonic.
Chaturmukh Ras is also given for treating Chronic bronchitis, Anaemia, Digestive weakness, Piles, Hyperacidity, Diarrhoea, physical weakness, Asthma and Pulmonary tuberculosis. This medicine gives good result in curing symptoms of Prameha/ diabetes.
Dosage of Chaturmukh Rasa
Manufactured by Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan, Dabur and some other pharmacies.