Ayurvedic Medicine Amlapittantak Ras is indicated in the treatment of Amlapitta (hyperacidity non-ulcer dyspepsia). It helps to relieve dyspepsia, gastritis, acid reflux disease, acid peptic disorders, etc.
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Amlapittantak Ras also improves hemoglobin level as it contains Iron calx (Bhasma) as an ingredient. This medicine also possesses a highly significant analgesic effect.
Amlapittantak Ras is a medicine prepared from four ayurvedic ingredients in formulated amount ie Ras Sindura, Mica calx, Iron calx, and Terminalia chebula fruit rind. Rasa Sindura herbometallic Kupipakva Rasayana prepared by heating Kajjali filled in a glass bottle wrapped with multiple layers of cloth smeared with mud, in a sand bath through Valuka Yantra for the specific time period. Rasa Sindura is indicated in a variety of diseases such as loss of appetite, indigestion and also in chronic ailments such as skin diseases, TB and urinary diseases with disease-specific Anupana.
Amlapittantak Ras Manufacturers
- Patanjali Divya Pharmacy
- SDL Shree Dhootapapeshwar Ltd
What is Amlapitta?
Amlapittantak Ras/Yog or Vati is Ayurvedic medicine formulated for treating Amlapitta. Amlapitta in Ayurveda means hyperacidity, a very common condition related to digestive organs. In this condition due to excessive acid production in the stomach the person feels various symptoms such as:
- Loss of appetite
- Bad breath
- Chest pain
- Fatigue (especially in legs)
- Foul smelling loose motions
- Gaseous distention of abdomen
- Heart & chest burn
- Heaviness in abdomen
- Itching all over the body
- Mouth ulcer
- Pain in the abdomen
- Regurgitation of food or sour substance
- Severe burning sensation over feet, hands
- Sour or bitter belching
- Throat burn
Chronic hyperacidity causes:
- Chronic Gastritis
- Gastric Ulcer
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Peptic Stenosis
Therefore, it is important to manage this condition to prevent other complications.
Amlapittantak Ras Composition
Reference Book: Rasendrasara Sangra Amlapitta Chikitsa
- Ras Sindoor 1 part
- Abhraka Bhasma 1 part
- Loh Bhasma 1 part
- Haritaki 3 part
Another similar formulation for Amlapitta is Amlapittantaka Lauha prepared using Rasasindura, copper, and iron, each 1 part, and the pulp of chebulic myrobalans forming 3 parts. These are mixed together. This lauha is licked, with honey added to it to treat sour-bile.
Amlapittantak Ras Dose
The recommended dose in 250 to 500 mg with honey, milk or water.
Important Therapeutic Uses
Amlapittantak Ras is used in the treatment of heartburn, vomiting, acidity, indigestion, loss of appetite, liver disorder, hyperacidity, and acid peptic disorders. It has antacid and analgesic effects.
- Amlapitta (Dyspepsia)
- As antacid
- Liver problem
- Loss of appetite
Amlapittantaka Rasa precautions/side effects
- Not to be used in pregnancy.
- Not suitable for kids.
- Take only in recommended dose after consulting doctor.
- No serious side effect is known.
Suggestions to Avoid Acidity
- Do not eat heavy, salty, oily, sour, spicy food. overcooked, stale and contaminated food.
- Take light and easily digestible food such as barley, wheat, old rice, green gram, etc.
- Do meditation.
- Go for a walk.
- Take food on time. Do not skip a meal.