Karpura Rasa is a metallic-herbal Ayurvedic formulation. This medicine contains Hingul, Karpura, along with four other herbal ingredients. Hingula is metallic compound and is sulphide of mercury, HgS. The herbal part include Kapoor, opium, musta, Indrayava and jatiphala. The medicine improves digestion, reduces fever and cures diarrhoea. This formulation is very useful in treatment of chronic diarrhoea, dysentery and sprue.
Here is given more about Karpura Rasa such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Karpura Rasa
This medicine is prepared from 6 natural products which are taken in equal proportion.
Suddha Hingula, Suddha Ahiphena (Papaver somniferum), Mustaka (Cyperus rotundus), Indrayava (Wrightia antidysenterica), Jatiphala (Myristica fragrans), Karpura (Cinnamomum camphora)
Uses of Karpura Rasa
Karpura Rasa is given to patients in condition of diarrhoea with fever, chronic diarrhoea and bacillary dysentery. This medicine is also indicated in cholera or haija, Sangrahni (Sprue), pitta-atisaar.
A clinical investigation has shown that Karpura Rasa improved liver synthetic activity, reduced lipids level and increased kidney function parameters and concluded this medicine will be especially very useful in chronic diarrhea, dysentery and fever for those patients who have diabetes also.
Dosage of Karpura Rasa
The recommended dosage of Karpura Rasa is 125-250 mg, twice a day. The medicine should be taken with honey or pomegranate juice. Or take as directed by physician.