Shankh Vati/Bati is herbomineral Ayurvedic medicine containing Shankha bhasma. Shankh or Conch shell is shell of Turbinella pyrum (species of very large sea snail). Shankh Vati is useful in treating digestive system problems. It is one of the best medicine used for treating various problems related to digestion such as gulma, colic, indigestion, abdominal pain, gas etc. Shankha Vati is also useful in getting relief from the heaviness and discomfort after overeating or eating heavy meal.
Here is given more about Shankh Vati such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Shankh Vati
Imli Kshaar (Preparation of tamarind) 5 tola, 1 tola each of Panch Lavan (five salts), 20 tola of Neembo ras/ lemon juice, 5 tola Shanka pieces, Hingu 4 Tola, Trikatu Churn 4 Tola, Shudh (purified) Parad 3 masha, Shudh Gandhak 3 masha, processed with Jambeer Swaras
Uses of Shankh Vati
- Various digestion related problems
- Excessive gas
- Abdominal pain, Colic
- Burning sensation in stomach
- Improper digestion
The Dosage of Shankh Vati
1-2 tablets thrice a day with lukewarm water or as directed by physician.