Reference - Bhaishajya Ratnavali

Introduction

Chitraka Guda is an ayurvedic formulation. This is formulated from the mixture of many herbs. This formulation is known to treat problems related with digestive system.

Ingredients

  1. Guda – 4670 grams
  2. Take following ingredients up to 470 grams:-

  3. Bilvamool - Aegle marmelos's root
  4. Gambhari mool - Gmelina arborea's root
  5. Agnimantha mool - Clerodendrum phlomidis's root
  6. Sona patha mool - Oroxylum indicum's root
  7. Padhal mool - Stereospermum suaveolens's root
  8. Shalparni mool - Desmodium gangeticum's root
  9. Prishniparni mool - Uraria picta's root
  10. Kantkari mool - Solanum Xanthocarpum's root
  11. Brihati mool - Solanum indicum's root
  12. Gokshura mool - Tribulus terrestris's root
  13. Amla - Phyllanthus emblica
  14. Haritaki - Terminalia chebula
  15. Baheda - Terminalia bellirica
  16. Arak mool - Calotropis gigantean's root
  17. Shatavari mool - Asparagus racemosus's root
  18. Danti mool - Baliospermum montanum's root
  19. Chitrak mool - Plumbato zeylanica's root
  20. Aparajita - Clitoria Ternatea
  21. Rasna - Pluchea lanceolata
  22. Patha - Cissampelos pareira
  23. Sanuhikand
  24. Kachur - Curcuma zedoaria
  25. Take following ingredients up to 235 grams:-

  26. Vrischikali (Indian heliotrope)
  27. Kakoli - Roscoea procera
  28. Sherkakoli
  29. Yavakshara - Hordeum vulgare
  30. Take following ingredients up to 93 grams:-

  31. Haritaki choorna - Terminalia chebula's powder
  32. Shunthi choorna - Zingiber officinale's powder
  33. Pippali moola - Piper longum's root
  34. Maricha choorna - Piper nigrum's powder
  35. Sajji-khar
  36. Chitraka mool choorna - Plumbago zeylanica's root powder
  37. Vacha choorna - Acorus Calamus's powder
  38. Hing fried in pure ghee
  39. Amlavet Choorna

Method of Preparation

  • Take the ingredients from number 1 to 23, put in an iron container and heat.
  • Collect the bhasma ash when it becomes cool.
  • Now mix with 13 liter water and strain for 21 times.
  • Leave this for one day and night.
  • Now take out the water and boil till water left up to one fourth level.
  • Make the powder of ingredients from number 24 to 36.
  • Now in a stainless steel container, added guda and kshara water.
  • Boil this mixture till the sugar syrup is ready.
  • Now cool it down and add the powder ingredients from number 24 to 36.
  • Cool it down and take the mixture up to 10 grams.
  • Make laddu from this and store these.

Dose

5 to 10 grams with water.

Indications

  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weak digestion
  • Cold and cough
  • Piles
  • Jaundice
  • Spleen enlargement
  • Leprosy
  • Urinary disease
  • Stomach diseases

Contraindications

Take the formulation under doctor's prescription.

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