Somnath Ras is herbo-mineral Ayurvedic medicine indicated in the treatment of Soma-roga (diabetes), leucorrhoea and urinary problems. It is alterative, tonic and rasayana. Some pharmacies such as Baidyanath prepare this medicine with Swarna (gold) and Rajat (silver) Bhasma. Due to diabetes there is continuous loss of nutrients from body that causes weakness, fatigue, low energy, burning in hands and feet, pain in the body etc. In such conditions Somnatha rasa is taken with Prawal bhasma, Sitopaladi churna, Shudha Shilajit and honey.
Ingredients of Somnath Ras
Shudh (purified) Parad, Shudh Gandhak, Loh Bhasma, Ela, Tamalpatra, Haridra, Daruharidra, Jambu, Usheer, Gokshur, Vidang, Jeerak , Patha, Amalaki, Dadim Twak, Shudh Tankan, Shwet-Chandan, Shudh Guggul, Lodhra, Shaal Twak, Arjun Twak, Rasanjan, processed in goat milk
Uses of Somnath Ras
- Urinary problems
- Polyuria (excessive or abnormally large production or passage of urine)
- Obstruction to urine passage
- Hastimeha (continuous urine discharge without force and mixed with lymph)
- Ikshumeha (urine solidifies if left for some time)
- Lalmeha (slimy urine)
The Dosage of Somnath Ras
125-250 mg with honey twice a day or as directed by physician.