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Exploring the Therapeutic Benefits of Aptantrkari Vati: Unraveling the Histeria Tablet


Hysteria is not a common issue as it is found in 1-4 % of the general population and more common during the 18th and 19th centuries. Hysteria is known as ungovernable emotional excess. For the management of Hysteria we have an amazing formulation named Aptantrakari vati. In this article, we are going to discuss this Aptantrakari vati in detail! Let's have a Look!

Hysteria, Hysteria Management, Aptantrakari Vati For Hysteria


The Siddha Yoga Sangraha is a classical Ayurveda text which has many formulations being mentioned in it. One of such formulations is Aptantrkari Vati and is mentioned under Vata Vyadhi. Following content is the detailed information about it.

Ingredients And Quantity

  • Bhuni hing (Ferula asafoetida – Roasted in Go Ghrit) – 12 grams
  • Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) – 12 grams
  • Ganja seeds (Cannabis sativa seeds) – 1 gram
  • Khurasani Ajwain (Hyoscyamus niger) – 24 grams
  • Tagar (Valeriana wallichii) – 24 grams

Jatamansi Kwath (Decoction of Jatamansi)

Ingredient Description

1. Bhuni hing (Ferula asafoetida – Roasted)

It is a very good blood thinning agent and also has its impact on high blood pressure. In addition, it balances the Vata dosha in the body.

2. Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora)

It is a rare herb which is popular for its coolant property. Even after that it is an impressive kapha stabiliser.

3. Ganja seeds (Cannabis sativa seeds)

If taken as a medicine, this herb has immunomodulatory Impact. It helps in stimulating neurons.

4. Khurasani Ajwain (Hyoscyamus niger)

As it is having an impact in balancing the excess of Vata dosha, it soothes nerves and is also used in neuralgia. It also acts as an antispasmodic agent.

5. Tagar (Valeriana wallichii)

It is effective in many neurological conditions and is best for inducing sleep. It helps in psychiatric problems as well

Method Of Preparation

  • Take Powder of all the Ingredients in the given quantity and then put it in the mortar.
  • Grind all the ingredients in Jatamansi kwath (Decoction) for one day and then after prepare tablets of 2 Ratti each (250 mg each)

Form Of Formulation



250 mg - 500 mg, 3- 4 times a day with Mansyadi Kwath (Soup of meat/Chicken) or as directed by Ayurveda practitioner.

Effect On Dosha: V-, K=, P=

Usually Prescribed For

  • Hysteria (Behaviour exhibiting overwhelming fear or Emotional Excess)
  • Convulsion disorders
  • Epileptic Seizures

Why Is Aptantrakari Vati One Of The Best Formulations For Hysteria?

Aptantrakar vati not only pacifies vata dosha but also opens and provides strength to the manovahini shira. If this tablet should be continued for 24 days then hysteria will not come back again in the entire life.


  • Keep Away from Children
  • Contraindicated in Pregnant Women


The classical formulation mentioned above is a very well known formulation of Ayurveda which is used in Hysteria. Hysteria can be there in both Male and Females. Plus, it can be given in neurological and psychological disorders as well.

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