Eranda Paka Uses, Ingredients & Dosage

Eranda Paka is a classical semi-solid polyherbal Ayurvedic formulation. This medicine is described in Yoga Ratnakara (Vata-vyadhi Cikitsa, diseases due to vitiation of vata dosha). Eranda Paka is used extensively in Ayurveda for the treatment of Amavata and many other inflammatory conditions. The main ingredient of this medicine is seeds of castor plant. Castor seeds are poisonous with seed coats. For preparing this medicine only the pulp (without seed coat) of seeds are used. The pulp of the castor seeds are mixed in milk and cooked till a paste (Khoya) is formed which is fried in ghee and thereafter sugar and powders of other drugs are mixed properly.

Here is given more about Eranda Paka such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition, and dosage.

Key Ingredients of Eranda Paka

1. Vatari bija (Eranda beej) Castor Ricinus communis (Sd.) 768 g

2. Kshira (Gou dugdha) (Cow’s ghee) 6.144 l

3. Ghrita (Goghrita) 384 g

4. Khand/Sugar 1.532 kg

5. Sunthi (Zingiber officinale) (Rz.) 12 g

6. Marica (Piper nigrum) (Fr.) 12 g

7. Pippali (Piper longum) (Fr.) 12 g

8. Ela (Elettaria cardamomum) (Sd.) 12 g

9. Tvak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) (St. Bk) 12 g

10. Patra (Tvak Patra) (Cinnamomum tamala) (Lf.) 12 g

11. Nagakeshar (Mesua ferrea) (Adr.) 12 g

12. Granthika (Pippali) (Fr.) 12 g

13. Citraka (Plumbago zeylanica) (Rt.) 12 g

14. Chaya (Piper chaba) (St.) 12 g

15. Dhanyaka Coriander (Fr.) 12 g

16. Misreya (Foeniculum vulgare (Fr.) 12 g

17. Shati (Hedychium spicatum) (Rz.) 12 g

18. Bilva/Bael (Aegle marmelos) (Rt.) 12 g

19. Yavani (Trachyspermum ammi) (Fr.) 12 g

20. Sweta jirak (Cuminum cyminum) (Fr.) 12 g

21. Krishna jirak (Carum carvi) (Fr.) 12 g

22. Haridra (Curcuma longa) (Rz.) 12 g

23. Daruharidra (Berberis aristata) (St.) 12 g

24. Ashvagandha (Withania somnifera) (Rt.) 12 g

25. Bala (Sida cordifolia) (Rt.) 12 g

26. Patha (Cissampelos pareira) (Rt.) 12 g

27. Hapusa (Juniperus communis) (Rt.) 12 g

28. Vella (Vidanga Embelia ribes) (Fr.) 12 g

29. Puskarmul (Inula racemosa) (Rt.) 12 g

30. Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris) (Fr.) 12 g

31. Kustha (Saussurea costus) (Rt.) 12 g

32. Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) (Fr.P.) 12 g

33. Bibhitak (Terminalia bellerica) (Fr.P) 12 g

34. Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica) (Fr. P) 12 g

35. Daru (Devadaru) Cedrus deodara (Ht.wd) 12 g

36. Vellari (Callicarpa macrophylla) (St.) 12 g

37. Abha (Acacia nilotica) (St.Bk.) 12 g

38. Aluka (Dioscorea bulbifera) (Sd.) 12 g

39. Vari (Satavari) (Asparagus racemosus) (Rt.) 12 g

Uses of Eranda Paka

Eranda Paka has anti-inflammatory properties and indicated in Amavata or Rheumatism, Stiffness in lumbo-sacral region, Stiffness and Tightness in the chest and Lock jaw. The other conditions in which this medicine is indicated are Oedema, Distension of abdomen due to obstruction to passage of urine and stools, Pain in urinary system, Abdominal lump and Colicky Pain.

The Dosage of Eranda Paka

The recommended dosage of Eranda Paka is 5g to 15 g, twice a day. Or take as directed by a physician.

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