Gandhak rasayan is processed with different herbal juices as the dominant ingredient. It is a versatile ayurvedic medicine, that is credited to possess antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial activities. Gandhak Rasayan has a wide spectrum of health benefiting effects and can effectively treat a host of ailments.
Ingredients & Composition –
The key ingredient is shuddha gandhak or purified /detoxified sulphur, where gandhak is purified several times with clarified butter before utilising it in the making of rasayan.
Further, it is processed with cow’s milk and finally, it is blended with potent herbal decoctions and juices to render a super-powerful medicine.
• Chaturjat decoction comprises cinnamon, cardamom, tejpat and nagakesar.
• Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) decoction
• Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) decoction
• Amla (Indian Gooseberry or Phyllanthus emblica) decoction
• Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) decoction
• Ginger (Zingiber Officinale) rhizome juice
• Beringia (Eclipta alba) juice
Sugar is added after processing with the above herbal decoctions and juices.
• Broad-spectrum Antibiotic
• Digestive stimulant (mild effects)
• Antipyretic (mild effects)
• Analgesic (reduces tenderness and pain of soft tissues)
• Blood purifier
The dosage of Gandhak Rasayan depends on age, health condition and other factors. The most recommended dosage is around 250 mg to 500 mg twice or thrice daily. It is taken along with water or milk or ghee ,after an hour of having food.
Gandahak Rasayan is a medicine of choice in Ayurveda, that is prized for its incredible antimicrobial and anthelmintic traits. This formulation when combined along with Jasad bhasma and Haridra Khand is valuable in easing symptoms associated with skin problems.
Gandhak Rasayan is potent when taken internally to alleviate itching and scabies rashes. For better results, topical application of neem oil or neem leaves and turmeric paste works wonders in thwarting this infection.
Natural skin-soothing properties of gandhak rasayan reduce acne and pimples. It works by purifying the blood, clearing dirt, impurities, unclogging pores and averting the risk of secondary infections.
• Detoxifies The Body
Gandhak Rasayan is beneficial in treating upper respiratory tract infections, breathing difficulties caused due to an underlying bacterial infection in the lungs.
• Urinary Tract Infections
Gandhak Rasayan is effective in easing the burning sensation associated with urinary tract infections and eliminates harmful pathogens from the system.
It is a classic formulation for both men and women with infertility issues and enhances reproductive health and functions.
• Dental Problems
Pain and inflammation associated with bleeding gums or pyorrhea can be treated with help of this ayurvedic rasayan
Side Effects –
Gandhak Rasayan is possibly safe when formulation is prepared as per the strict ayurvedic principles. Any changes in preparation methods or having raw sulphur can lead to certain adverse effects.
Having this medicine in excess dosage (more than 2 grams a day) can cause following side effects:
• Loose stools
• Abdominal cramps
• Stomach upset
Pregnant, and lactating women should best avoid this rasayan.
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