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Medohar Vidangadi Lauha is a herbo-metallic Ayurvedic medicine. It is a classical medicine referenced from Bhaishajya Ratnavali. Medohar Vidangadi Lauha is helpful in weight loss and curing diseases related to obesity. It has anti-obesity action.
It is a Lauha kalpa. Lauha kalpas are preparations of Lauha Bhasma as main ingredient added to other drugs. For preparing Lauha Kalp, the medicinal herbs are reduced to fine powder and mixed with Lauha Bhasma. Bhavana is given with prescribed liquids if mentioned. When well protected from moisture and heat, Lauha Kalp keep their potency for a period of two years.
Preparations containing mercury or its compounds keep their potency indefinitely.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Ingredients of Medohar Vidangadi Lauha
- Vidanga 1 Part
- Musta 1 Part
- Haritaki 1 Part
- Bibhitaka 1 Part
- Amalaki 1 Part
- Pippali 1 Part
- shunthi 1 Part
- Bel Giri 1 Part
- Shvet chandan 1 Part
- Sugabdhbala 1 Part
- Patha 1 Part
- Khas 1 Part
- Balamula 1 Part
- Ayashcurna (Lauha) bhasma 13 Parts
Vidang(Embelia ribes Burm) also know as false black pepper, is a medicinal plant with anthelmintic (Krimighna), ascaricidal (kills roundworm), carminative, antibacterial, antibiotic, hypoglycemic, antifertility, antibacterial and febrifuge properties. Vidanga is the main herb used in Ayurveda for treatment of intestinal parasites. It is useful in all abdominal disorders, constipation, gas, indigestion, piles etc.
Motha is widely used in Ayurveda for treatment of various diseases. This plant is also known as Purple nutsedge or nutgrass (English), Motha (Hindi) or Musta (Sanskrit). It is especially used as a cure for gastrointestinal and joint ailments. It has anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, antidiarrheal, antipyretic, and analgesic activities. It is appetizer (deepan), digestive stimulant (pachan), anthelmintic (krimighna), diuretic (mutra virecaniya), scarifying/reducer of corpulence (lekhanya), purifier of plasma (rasa pachaniya), antisaturative (triptighna), antipruriginous (kandughna), galactopurificator (stanyashodana) and thirst restraining trishnagrahana).
Triphala (Amal + Harad + Baheda) is used extensively in Ayurveda for treatment of digestive diseases. It is a tonic for the whole body. It has been used in various gastric disorders including intestinal inflammation. Amla, has significant acid lowering, cooling and anti-ulcer properties. Triphala is a rich source of tannins, which is known to affect the integrity of mucus membrane. Tannins with their protein precipitating and vasoconstriction effects could be advantageous in preventing ulcer development.
Lauha Bhasma, an iron-based herbo-metallic preparation. It mainly consists of Fe2O3 and Fe3O4. Lauha Bhasma is Vayasthapana (anti-aging), Lekhana (emaciating) and Rasayana (immunomodulator) properties. It increases strength, complexion and appetite. It cures diseases caused by vitiated Kapha and Pitta. Lauha Bhasma increases hemoglobin level and gives strength and cures anemia. Lauha Bhasma is useful in anemia (Panduroga), chlorosis, visarpa, heart’s affections, phthisis, scrofula, general debility, sexual debility, Bright’s disease, Prameha (diabetes), Yakshma (tuberculosis), Krimi Roga (worm infestation), Kshinatwa (cachexia), Sthaulya (obesity), Grahani (bowel syndrome), Agnimandya (dyspepsia), Shula (spasmodic pain), Visha (poisoning), blood impurity, jaundice, the liver and spleen complaints, pain, asthma, piles, skin disease. It promotes digestion. Iron is useful in all chronic diseases.
Benefits of Medohar Vidangadi Lauha
- It has anti-obesity property.
- It helps in weight management.
- It improves rakta dhatu and cures anemia.
- It cures Prameha.
- It has deepana (appetizer) pachana (digestive), rasaraktavardhana (one which increases blood), Rasayana (rejuvenative) and balya (one which increases strength) property.
Uses of Medohar Vidangadi Lauha
It is a Medohar (obesity reducing) medicine. It cures Obesity related health problems.
It is also used in the treatment of intestinal parasites, Soma-rog, jaundice, and anemia.
The Dosage of Medohar Vidangadi Lauha
375 to 750 mg with honey/ hot water twice a day or as directed by physician.
You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.
This medicine is manufactured by Baidyanath (Medohar Vidangadi Lauh), Unjha (Medohar Vidangadi Loha), Amrita (Medohar Vidangadi Loha), Dabur (Medohar Vidangadi Lauh) and many other Ayurvedic pharmacies.