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Shir Shuladi Vajra Ras is a herbomineral Ayurvedic medicine. It is useful in treatment of Shiroroga (Disease of head). It is referenced from Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Shirorogadhikara. It contains Shuddha Parad, Shuddha Gandhak, Lauha Bhasma, Shuddha Guggulu, Triphala Churna, Mulethi, Pippali, Sonth, Gokhru, Dashmul Kwath and many other medicinal herbs.
Shir Shuladi Vajra Ras gives relief in chronic headache, migraine, tension headache, and other type of headache. Here is given more about Shirshooladi Vajra Ras, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Ingredients of Shir Shuladi Vajra Ras
- Rasa (Shuddha parada) 48 g
- Gandhak Shuddha 48 g
- Lauha (bhasma) 48 g
- Ravi (Tamra Bhasma) 48 g
- Guggulu Shuddha (Exd.) 192 g
- Triphala raja (Churna) 96 g
- Kushtha (Rt.) 12 g
- Madhu (Yashti) (Rt.) 12 g
- Kana (Pippali) (Fr.) 12 g
- Shunthi (Rz.) 12 g
- Gokshura (Fr.) 12 g
- Kriminashana (Vidanga) (Fr.) 12 g
- Bilva (Rt.) 12 g
- Agnimantha (Rt.) 12 g
- Shyonaka (Rt.) 12 g
- Gambhari (Rt.) 12 g
- Patala (Rt.) 12 g
- Shalaparni (Rt.) 12 g
- Prishniparni (Rt.) 12 g
- Brihati (Rt.) 12 g
- Kantakari (Rt.) 12 g
- Gokshura (Rt.) 12 g
- Dashamula kvatha Q. S. for bhavana
- Ghrita (Goghrita) Q. S. for bhavana
Guggulu is gum resin of a tree Commiphora mukul, found in arid-subtropical to tropical climate. Guggulu is highly effective in the treatment of Vata-vikar and inflammatory conditions. The gum resin contains guggul sterons Z and E, guggul sterols I-V, two diterpenoids- a terpene hydrocarbon named cembreneA and a diterpene alcohol- mukulol, a-camphrone and cembrene, long chain aliphatic tetrols- octadecan-1, 2, 3, 4-tetrol, eicosan-1, 2, 3, 4-tetrol and nonadecan-1, 2, 3, 4-tetrol. Major components from essential oil of gum resin are myrcene and dimyrcene.
The gum resin is bitter, acrid, astringent, thermogenic, aromatic, expectorant, digestive, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, anodyne, antiseptic, demulcent, carminative, emmenagogue, haematinic, diuretic, rejuvenating and general tonic.
Guggulu is used in Ayurveda for treatment of arthritis, rheumatism, gout, lumbago, disorders of the nervous, respiratory, digestive and circulatory systems.
It has anti-inflammatory with strong purifying and rejuvenating properties.
Triphala is combination of Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki. It contains vitamin C, linoleic oil, phospholipids and other important nutrients. It is a Rasayana drug and used for detoxifying and tonifying the body.
Triphala pacifies Vata-vikar and cleanses the digestive tract. It aid to elimination and purification. It tones and strengthens digestive tract and promote regular and complete evacuation of the bowels. It helps with the digestion and assimilation of food, improves blood circulation and has anti-inflammatory properties.
It revitalizes the whole body by removing toxins, gas and distension whilst nourishing the nervous system. It is good for anemia, fatigue, candida, cancer, allergies, constipation, diarrhea, yeast infections, indigestion and skin disorders.
Triphala and Guggulu, both are rejuvenating tonic.
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.
Dashmoola have a balancing action on Kapha, Pitta and Vata doshas, and useful especially for Vata-vikar. Its intake reduces inflammation and pain.
Benefits of Shirshuladri Vajra Ras
- It is indicated in headaches due to various reasons.
- It has anti-inflammatory properties.
- It gives relief in pain, swelling and spasm of muscles.
- It gives relief in sinusitis.
- It gives strength to body and brain.
Uses of Shir Shuladi Vajra Ras
- Headache due to sun
- Headache due to sinusitis
- Headache due to excessive work, lack of sleep, stress etc.
- Migraine, Head pain in one side/Adhashishi
- Headache due to excess Vata/Pitta/Kapha
Dosage of Shir Shuladi Vajra Ras
1 or 2 tablets twice a day with Godanti Harital Bhasma/ Goat milk/Cow’s milk/water or as directed by physician.
Please note, the doses of Ayurvedic medicines are not fixed. Exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.
Ayurvedic medicines containing detoxified, toxic material/ poisonous substances, heavy metals should be taken only under medical supervision.
You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.
This medicine is manufactured by Baidyanath (Sirah Suladi Vajra Rasa), Dabur (Shirashuladi Vajra Ras), Sandu, Shri Dhootapapeshwar Limited (Shirahshooladri Vajra Rasa) and many other Ayurvedic pharmacies.