Rasnadi guggulu is an Ayurvedic medicine prepared from medicinal herbs. The principle ingredient in this medicine is Rasna (Alpinia galanga) and Guggulu. In Ayurveda, guggulu is used in the treatment of diseases that occur due to aggravation of Vata. Guggul has the ability to penetrate into minutest part of the body and is hot in potency. This reduces vata and kapha inside the body. As it has laxative effect so it destroys refuge deposits in Srotas or Ama. This medicine gives beneficial results in Gridhrasi or Sciatica, Amavata, Gout, Sandhi-vata and many diseases which are occur due to enraged Vayu or Vata.
Here is given more about Rasnadi Guggul such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage.
Rasnadi Guggulu is prepared using five ingredients. One part each of Rasna, Giloy, Erand mula, Devdaru and Sonth are taken and pulverised. It is mixed with five parts of guggulu and very well triturated.
Guggulu one of the best herb for treating joint disorders arthritis, rheumatism, gout, rheumatic arthritis, swollen and painful joints. It is indicated in lowering cholesterol, reducing inflammation, healing of bone fractures, arthritis, gout, rheumatism, atherosclerosis, obesity and hyperlipidaemia.
Rasna is an important medicinal herb which is used in Ayurvedic medicine system for rheumatism and allied disorders, diseases of the abdomen, dyspepsia, bronchitis and inflammations.
Giloy has anti-inflammatory action which makes it beneficial for treating inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Apart from this it is one of the best herb to boost immunity.
The roots of Eranda (Ricinus communis Linn.) are used in the treatment Amavata (rheumatism), Sotha (inflammation), Katisula (backache), Udararoga (disease of abdomen), Jwara (fever), etc.
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Uses of Rasnadi Guggul
Rasnadi Guggula is bitter Tonic, aperient and anti-inflammatory. This medicine is useful for treating Vata roga such as joint pain, rheumatism, gathiya, sciatica pain, chronic arthritis, nervous diseases and neuro-muscular pain. This medicine is also used for diseases of the head, sinus, ear and fistula-in-anus or Bhagandar.
The Dosage of Rasnadi Guggul
The recommended dosage of Rasnadi Guggul 1-2 tablets, twice a day with Dashmul kwath or Rasnadi kwath or hot water. Or take as directed by a physician.