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Rajat Sindur is an Ayurvedic formulation of inorganic origin. It is a Kupipakwa Rasayana containing mercury, sulphur and silver. Here Kupipakwa denotes the special method of Ayurvedic medicine preparation involving medicine processing inside a Kupi or glass bottle. Kupi-pakwa rasayana preparation is very complex and require meticulous precision. This medicine must be taken under medical supervision only.
Here is given more about Rajat Sindoor such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition, method of preparation and dosage.
Complete list of Ingredients
Shuddha Rajat 10 tola, Shuddha Parad 20 tola, Shuddha Gandhak 20 tola[1 tola=12g]
Preparation of medicine (Rasayan Saar)
First Shuddha (purified) Parad/Mercury and Shuddha Gandhak are blended together to form Kajjali. The Kajjali is then transferred to a Kanch-Kupi. Shuddh Rajat pieces are mixed with Kajjali and the Kaach-Kupi is layered 7 times with cloth plastered with wet-mud and the Kupi is processed in Valuka-Yantra at low, moderate and high fire. When the Kupi cools down (Swang Sheetal) it is broken by special method and Rajat Sindoor is collected from Kaach-Kupi neck. At the bottom of Kupi is Rajat Bhasma which is also collected.
Uses of Rajat Sindoor
Rajat Sindura gives strength, vitality and power to body. It is prescribed in weakness of heart, brain, intelligence and memory. Rajat Sindu is also indicated in jaundice, anemia, and in diseases that occur due to vitiation of Vata and pitta.
This medicine treats general debility, weakness of body and mind due to any reason.
Dosage of Rajat Sindoor
The recommended dosage of Rajat Sindoor as given in Ayurvedic text is 125mg-250mg, twice a day with honey, butter or milk cream. Or take as directed by physician.
Also known as Rajat Sindura, Rajat Sindur.
This medicine should be taken under direct medical supervision.