Cura Amrita Liv Ras Health Benefits and Medicinal Usage

Amrita Liv Ras is proprietary herbal Ayurvedic medicine from Cura Pharmaceuticals. It is herbal formulation containing Bhumi Amla, Chiraita, Bhuinimb or Kalmegh, Kutki, and Kantakari. Amrita Liv Ras is a liver tonic.  It is useful in liver diseases such as enlargement of liver, liver cirrhosis, loss of appetite etc. It helps to improve appetite.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

  • Manufacturer: Cura Pharmaceuticals
  • Availability: Online and at medical stores
  • Type of medicine: Proprietary Medicine
  • Main Indication: Liver disorders
  • Benefits: Useful in Liver/Spleen disorders and Digestive disorders
  • MRP/Price: Amrita Liv Ras 500 ml @ Rs. 155/-

Cura Amrita Liv Ras Composition

Ingredients present in this formulation are given below:

Each 100 ml contains:

  • Bhumi Amla Phyllanthus niruri 20 mg
  • Chiraita Swertia Chirata 20 mg
  • Kalmegh Andrographis paniculata 20 mg
  • Kutki Picrorhiza kurroa 20 mg
  • Brihti Indian Nightshade Solanum indicum 20 mg
  • Preservative
  • Sodium Benzoate 0.1 %

Key Ingredients of Amrita Liv Ras

Phyllanthus (Phyllanthus amarus/niruri)

Bhumi Amla or Tamalki reduces Pitta and gives relief in burning sensation. The leaves are rich in potassium (0.83 %), and hence possess diuretic action. It has been shown to be effective as an adjunct, along with other drugs, in the treatment of jaundice due to infective hepatitis. The decoction is reported to produce hypoglycemic action in normal as well as alloxan-diabetic rabbits.

  • Taste/Rasa: Bitter/Titka, Astringent, Sweet
  • Quality/Guna: Light/Laghu, Dry/Ruksha
  • Potency/Veerya: Cooling/Shita
  • Post Digestive/Vipak: Sweet
  • Dosha: Reduces Kapha And Pitta, Increases Vata
  • Tissue/Dhatu: Plasma, Blood, Fat, Reproductive
  • Srotas/Channel): Digestive, Reproductive, Urinary

Bhumi Amla is antiviral, hepatoprotective, cholagogue, diuretic, lithagogue, alterative, immunoregulator, antitussive and haemostatic. It helps in viral hepatitis, chronic hepatitis, clearing and preventing gallstones. It acts as a cholagogue. It improves liver function and alleviation of hepatitis symptoms. It reduces Pitta and gives relief in hyperacidity, inflammation and dysentery.

Chiraita

Swertia chirata is a bitter medicinal plant indigenous to Himalayas in India, Nepal and Bhutan. It is known as kirata Tikta, Nidrari, Ramasenka, kairata (Sanskrit), Chiravata (urdu), Qasabuzzarirah (Arabic, Farsi) and Chiretta (trade name). For medicinal properties whole plant is used. It has hepatoprotective, digestive, astringent, laxative, anti-inflammatory and anti-malarial properties.

Chiraita or Swertia chirata, is used traditionally for purification of vitiated blood, chronic skin diseases, poisoning, chronic fevers, anaemia, and oedema. It is also given for cough, intrinsic hemorrhage and affections of the urinary tract. It has anthelmintic, astringent, bitter tonic, blood purifying, febrifuge, stomachic, antidiarrheal, antispasmodic activities. Chirayata is tonic for heart, liver, and eyes. It is useful in toxic blood, enlarged spleen. It is used to treat liver, catarrh, intestinal spasms, anemia, indigestion, and diabetes.  Chiretta is bitter in taste (Rasa), pungent after digestion (Vipaka), and is cool in effect (Virya).

  • Rasa (taste): Bitter
  • Guna (quality): Light, dry, flowing
  • Virya (energy): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): Pungent

Chiraita is a Katu Vipak herb. Vipak refers to post-digestive (effect after digestion / cooking of Rasa) effect of tastes after its mixing with digestive juices. It is the long-term effect of herb.

Katu Viapk herbs, increases dryness in body. Such foods reduce fertility and Kapha. Intake of this herbs aggravates Vata and gas in body. Katu vipaak has catabolic effect on body.

Chirayata has antipyretic, anthelmintic, antiperiodic, cathartic, laxative, and carminative properties. It has considerable antipyretic and analgesic effects.

Andrographis paniculata

Bhunimba (Kiratatikta), Chirayetah, Kalmegh or Andrographis paniculata is

blood purifying in action. Andrographis contains a large number of chemical constituents, mainly lactones, diterpenoids, diterpene glycosides, flavonoids, and flavonoid glycosides. It is called Creat in

English and is known as the king of bitters. It has antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, choleretic, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic, and adaptogenic effects.

It is used in diseases due to blood abnormalities such as skin eruptions, boils, scabies, and chronic undetermined fevers.

Katuka

Katuka (Synonyms: Picrorhiza kurroa, Tikta, Tiktarohi, Kutki, Katuka rohini, Katuku rohini, Kadugurohini) is a perennial, hairy herb found in north-western Himalayas from Kashmir to Sikkim. The main constituent of the rhizomes is Glucoside (Picrorhizin). The rhizomes of plant are dried and used for medicinal purpose.

It has alterative, bitter, tonic, antibacterial, antiviral, anthelmintic, hepatoprotective, choleretic, spasmolytic, insecticidal and laxative activities.

Traditionally, Picrorhiza is used for constipation, chronic dysentery, scabies, leucoderma, joint pain, chronic asthma, infections, inflammations, coughs, hepatitis, menstrual problems, enteritis, gall bladder complaints, jaundice and hemorrhoids. It works on plasma, blood and muscle tissues.

Kutki pacifies Vata and Pitta and reduces Ama in body. It helps in liver conditions and is considered main herb for jaundice, hepatitis etc. It purges excess pitta from the liver and gall bladder. It protects the liver.

Brihati

The name ‘Brihati’ commonly refers to the dried root of plant Solanum indicum, a very prickly, much branched perennial under shrub found mostly throughout warmer parts of the country upto an elevation of 1500 m. Traditionally it is used in treatment of resipatory ailments (asthma, catarrh, dry and spasmodic cough), dropsy, heart diseases, chronic fever, colic, scorpion stings, difficult urination, and worm infestation.

  • Rasa (taste on tongue): Katu (Pungent), Tikta (Bitter)
  • Guna (Pharmacological Action): Laghu (Light)
  • Virya (Action): Ushna (Heating)
  • Vipaka (transformed state after digestion): Katu (Pungent)
  • Tissues: Plasma, blood, reproductive
  • Systems: Respiratory, reproductive, urinary, circulatory

Brihati (Brihati means big or extended in Sanskrit) is bitter and pungent in taste (Rasa), pungent after digestion (Vipaka), and is hot in effect (Virya). It is an Ushna Virya herb. Ushna Virya or hot potency herb, subdues Vata (Wind) and Kapha (Mucus) and increases Pitta (Bile). It has property of digestion, vomiting and purging, and gives feeling of lightness. It is considered bad for sperms and fetus.

Ayurvedic Action / Karma of Amrita Liv Ras

  • Amanashaka: Destroys ama.
  • Anulomna: Anulomna means one which promote excretions and favor discharge. Takes vata / wind downward, mild laxative.
  • Kaphahara: Pacifies Kapha Dosha.
  • Pandughna: Reduces anemia.
  • Pandughna: Reduces anemia.
  • Shothagna: Reduces swelling and inflammation, relieves edema
  • Vishaghna: Destroys poisons in the body.
  • Yakritdottejaka: Benefits the liver.

Biomedical Action of Amrita Liv Ras

  • Anti-inflammatory: Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
  • Hepatoprotective: Prevent damage to the liver.
  • Laxative: Tending to stimulate or facilitate evacuation of the bowels.
  • Stomachic: Stimulates gastric activity.

Cura Amrita Liv Ras Health Benefits

  • It cleanses the body by flushing out the toxins.
  • It has no known side-effect.
  • It helps in water retention in body due to liver disorder.
  • It improves appetite.
  • It improves digestion.
  • It is diuretic and promotes urination.
  • It is helpful in all types of liver ailments, indigestion due to liver dysfunction, fatty liver, Hepatitis, Loss of appetite, Anemia and jaundice.
  • It is useful in detoxifying the liver.
  • It supports better functioning of liver.
  • Cura Amrita Liv Ras Therapeutic Uses
  • Liver diseases (Diseases of liver)
  • Hepatitis
  • Fatty liver

Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, arising from excess of the pigment bilirubin and typically caused by obstruction of the bile duct, by liver disease, or by excessive breakdown of red blood cells)

Dropsy, Oedema (swelling of soft tissues due to the accumulation of excess water)

Cura Amrita Liv Ras Dosage

The recommended dosage of medicine is given below:

  • 10-20 ml, twice or thrice a day.
  • It is to be taken with water.
  • Or take as directed by doctor.

Suggestions

  • Shake well before use.
  • Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factors. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give same result in another person.
  • 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.
  • Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.

Contraindications

It should not be used during pregnancy.

Drug Interactions

  • Please maintain a gap of at least an hour between intake of any allopathic drug and Ayurvedic medicine to avoid drug interaction, if any.
  • Do not use many different medicines for the treatments of same disease.

Side-effects

There are no known side-effects for this medicine.

Warnings

  • Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.
  • Do not use any medicine during pregnancy without consulting doctor.

Storage

  • Store in a cool and dry place in tightly closed containers,
  • protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
  • Shake well before use.

Keep bottle cap closed after every use.

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