Divya Peedantak Vati for Joint Pain and Arthritis

Peedantak Vati is Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicine from Divya Pharmacy. It has antipyretic, anti-arthritic and anti-inflammatory properties and is used to treat vata disorders, joint pain, muscular pain etc.

This page is intended to give you correct information about this medicine. Do not use this information to self-diagnose and self-medicate.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

  • Synonyms: Patanjali Peedantak Vati, Divya Peedantak Vati
  • Availability:  Online and at medical stores
  • Type of medicine: Proprietary Medicine
  • Main Indication: All types of vata disorders, pain in joints and muscular pain.
  • Suitable for: Unisex
  • MRP/Price: 40gram @ Rs. 90.00

Ingredients of Peedantak Vati

Each tablet contains

  1. Guggulu purified (Balsemodandrum mukul) ­ 71.6 mg
  2. Suranjan meethi (Colchicum luteum) ­ 35.7 mg
  3. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) ­ 35.7 mg
  4. Shilajeet sat (Asphaltum) ­ 35.7 mg
  5. Kuchla shudh (Strychnos nux vomica) ­ 17.8 mg
  6. Nagarmotha (Cyperus rotundus) ­ 17.8 mg
  7. Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata) ­ 17.8 mg
  8. Nirgundi (Vitex nigundo) ­ 17.8 mg
  9. Punarnava moot (Boerhavia diffusa) ­ 17.8 mg
  10. Methi (Trigonella foenum­graecum) ­ 17.8 mg
  11. Nishodh (Operculina turpethum) ­ 17.8 mg
  12. Shatavar (Asparagus racemosus) ­ 17.8 mg
  13. Hajrod (Cissus quadrangularis) ­ 17.8 mg
  14. Haldi (curcuma longa) ­ 17.8 mg
  15. Sonth (Zingiber officinale) ­ 17.8 mg
  16. Kutki (Picrorhiza Kurroa) ­ 17.8 mg
  17. Ajvayan (Trachyspermum ammi) ­ 3.6 mg
  18. Godanti Bhasma ­ 17.8 mg
  19. Mukta shuki Bhasma ­ 17.8 mg
  20. Yograj Guggulu ­ 17.8 mg
  21. Praval Pishti ­ 3.6 mg
  22. Bhavna Dravya
  23. Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) ­ 1.8 mg
  24. Nirgundi (vitex nigundo) ­ 71.6 mg
  25. Dashmool ­ 35.7 mg
  26. Gummac acia, Aerosil, Magnesium stearate, Talcum

Packing Size: 40 gm.

Know the Ingredients

1 – Guggulu purified (Balsemodandrum mukul) 71.6 mg

Guggulu means “that which protects against disease.” It is bitter, pungent, sweet and astringent in taste (rasa), pungent after digestion (vipaka) and hot in its effect (virya).

  • Rasa (taste on tongue): Kashaya (Astringent), Madhura (Sweet), Katu (Pungent), Tikta (Bitter)
  • Guna (Pharmacological Action): Laghu (Light), Ruksha (Dry)
  • Virya (Action): Ushna (Heating)
  • Vipaka (transformed state after digestion): Katu (Pungent)

Action

  • Chedana: Drawa out toxins by scratching them from the tissues, eg guggulu (Commiphora mukul), shilajit (Asphaltum).
  • Sandhaniya: Heal broken bones and hasten the repair of broken bone tissue.
  • Kaphahar: Pacifies Kapha Dosha.

Guggulu is alleviates all three dosha, and especially Vata and Kapha dosha. It is effectively used in treatment of rheumatism, gout, lumbago, nervous disorders, epilepsy, obesity, diabetes, cough, indigestion, piles, skin diseases, ulcers, arthritis, diseases of nervous system, edema, urinary disorders etc. Guggulu is rejuvenative, analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic and expectorant.

Guggulu has Anticoagulants/antiplatelet effect, and it should be taken cautiously with other antiplatelet medicine such as warfarin, enoxaparin, heparin, aspirin, dipyridamole, clopidogrel.

Guggulu also possess thyroid stimulating activity and it may increase T3 synthesis, and can lower level of TSH.

2 – Nirgundi (Vitex negundo)

Nirgundi is also known as Nirgundi, Tarvan, Negad, Veeru. The leaves of Nirgundi (Vitex negundo Linn; family Verbenaceae) is used in Ayurveda for inflammatory swelling of joints, in rheumatism. It has Vishaghna (Antitoxic), Antiseptic, Anti-periodic and analgesic action. It is one of the important herb used to treatment Vata diseases.  The leaves contain iridoid glycosides, isomeric flavanones and flavonoids, besides casticin and the glucosides, luteolin-7-glucoside and alpha-D-glucoside of a tetrahydroxy monomethoxy flavone.

A water extract of the leaves, when administered to rats, exhibited anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antihistaminic and membrane stabilizing and antioxidant activities.

Vitex negundo contain flavonoid glycosides as well as cardiac glycosides. Because of the potential adverse effect of cardiac glycosides on heart patients, the plant must be used cautiously in patients suffering from heart diseases.

3 – Shilajeet sat (Asphaltum) 35.7 mg

Shilajita/Shilajeet is a natural substance but it is not an animal or plant based product.  It is a mineral pitch that oozes from the rocks. This mineral comes out from the Himalayan rocks during summer.

Shilajatu increases flow of digestive secretion and helps in better absorption. It is used in treatment of in consumption (Kshaya), tuberculosis (Rajayakshama), genito-urinary diseases, sexual weakness, gonorrhoea, diabetes, chronic bronchitis, phthisis, asthma, gallstone, renal stone, anuria, jaundice, enlarged spleen and liver, and nervous diseases.

4 – Dashmool

Dashmula is combination of ten roots (Bilva, Agnimantha, Gambhari, Shyonak, Patala and Shalparni, Prishniparni, Brihati, Kantkari, Gokhru). It is extensively used in Ayurveda for treatment of variety of diseases including inflammation.

It has significant antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. The decoction of Dashmula, is indicated to treat Kapha and Vata disorders. It has pain reliving and anti-inflammatory properties. It digests the ama, and gives relief in asthma, fever, and pain. It is a tonic drug.

5 – Yograj Guggulu

Yograj Guggul is Guggulu formulation. It balances Vata-Pitta-Kapha ans suitable for long term use. It is especially indicated in arthritis. It detoxifies body and helps in removal of toxins. Yograj guggulu is indicated in arthritis, paralysis, edema, inflammation, and diseases of genitourinary disorders.

6 – Hadajora

Hadajora consists of dried stem of Cissus quadrangularis Linn. (Fam. Vitaceae), a perennial fleshy cactus-like climber with tendrils and a quadrangular stem, found throughout the hotter parts of India alongside hedges. It is indicated in intestinal parasites, Vata-Kapha roga, fractures, and joint pain.

7 – Nishoth

Nishoth is a large perennial twiner with milky juice and fleshy roots. It is also known as Trivrt, Teudi, Tvuri, Dhdhakalami, Nishothra, Tella, Tegada and Turbud. Its botanical name is Operculina turpethum.

Its dried roots are mainly used for medicinal purpose.  The roots are purgative in action. It has following Ayurvedic action:

Rasa (taste on tongue): Kasaya (Astringent), Madhura (Sweet), Katu (Pungent), Tikta (Bitter)

  • Guna (Pharmacological Action): Laghu (Light), Tikshna (Sharp), Ruksha (Dry)
  • Virya: Ushna (Heating)
  • Vipaka (transformed state after digestion): Katu (Pungent)
  • Karma: Kapaha-Pitta har, Vatala, Virechan, Jwarhar

Trivrt is used in Ayurveda for treatment of constipation, digestive ailments, fever, anemia, intestinal parasites etc. Nishoth is also used as supporting herb for diseases of the nervous system.

Biomedical Action

  1. Anti-inflammatory: Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
  2. Analgesic: Relieve pain.
  3. Antioxidant: Neutralize the oxidant effect of free radicals and other substances.
  4. Antirheumatic: Alleviating or preventing rheumatism.
  5. Deobstruent: Removing obstructions; having power to clear or open the natural ducts of the fluids and secretions of the body.

Benefits of Peedantak Vati

  1. It helps to reduce pain, stiffness and inflammation of joints.
  2. It gives strength to body.
  3. It is herbal combination of time tested medicines.
  4. It contains Guggul and Dashmool which have significant anti-inflammatory properties.
  5. It gives relief in arthritis, cervical spondylosis, osteoarthritis, sciatica, Spondylitis, and other similar inflammatory conditions.

Important Therapeutic Uses of Peedantak Vati

  1. All kinds of Joint Pains
  2. Ankle Pain
  3. Arthritis
  4. Backache
  5. Body aches
  6. Cervical Spondylitis
  7. Immediate relief in all types of body pain
  8. Joints pain
  9. Knee Pain
  10. Lumbar Pain
  11. Muscular pain and Sprain
  12. Neck Pain
  13. Osteoarthritis
  14. Sciatica
  15. Vata disorders

Dosage of Peedantak Vati

  1. The recommended dose is 1-2 tablets twice daily.
  2. This should be generally taken after food with lukewarm water.
  3. Or take as directed by the physician.

Suggestions, Contraindications, Interactions, Side-effects and Warnings

Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factor. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give same result in another person.

  1. This medicine contains Kuchla, and therefore always take in recommended dose.
  2. Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
  3. This medicine should be taken under medical supervision.
  4. It is an herbal medicine and takes time to show visible results.
  5. It should be taken only in recommended doses. High doses may cause burning sensation and irritation.

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