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Karpooradi Arka

Reference: Arka Prakasha 4/18-22


Karpooradi Arka is a unique herbal formulation. It is used to cure digestive disorders, obesity, anorexia etc. It is prepared by method of distillation. It also owns effect of tranquilizing and sedation. It primarily helps to treat nerves, brain and cardiac disorders.


S. No.NameLatin NameQuantity
1.Camphor76.8 g
2.Musk deerMoschus moschiferus76.8 g
3.KasturilatikaAbelmoschus moschatus76.8 g
4.Civet cat semen / Masked palm civet76.8 g
5.Sandalwood white, Red and YellowSantalum album76.8 g each
6.PatrangaCaesalpinia sappan76.8 g
7.AgaruAquilaria agallocha76.8 g
8.White and black varieties of Aquilaria agallocha76.8 g
9.DevadaruCedrus deodara76.8 g
10.ChirPinus roxburghii76.8 g
11.TagaraValeriana wallichii76.8 g
12.PadmakaPrunus cerasoides76.8 g
13.GugguluCommiphora wightii76.8g
15.RalaShorea robusta76.8g
16.KunduruBoswellia serrata76.8g
17.CloveSyzygium aromaticum76.8g
18.ShilajatuAsphaltum76.8 g
20.Nutmeg leaves76.8g
21.NutmegMyristica fragrans76.8 g
22.Black CardamomAmomum subulatum76.8 g
23.Green CardamomElettaria cardamomum76.8 g
24.CinnamonCinnamomum verum76.8 g
25.PatraCinnamomum tamala76.8 g
26.NagkesarMesua ferrea76.8 g
27.HriberaPavonia odorata76.8g
28.UshiraVetiveria zizaniodis76.8g
29.JatamamsiNardostachys jatamansi76.8g
30.SaffronCrocus sativus76.8g
31.Gorochana/Cow bezoars76.8g
32.Vyaghranakha/scented shell of a sea animalEuphorbia antiquorum76.8 g
33.KushaDesmostachya bipinnata76.8 g
34.Kasha/buckwheatFagopyrum esculentum76.8 g
35.DarbhaDesmostachya bipinnata76.8 g
36.Katruna (A variety of grass)76.8 g
37.Bhutruna (A variety of grass)76.8 g
38.DurvaCynodon dactylon76.8 g
39.BalaSida cordifolia76.8 g
40.MurvaChonemorpha macrophylla76.8 g
41.MustaCyperus rotundus76.8 g
42.ShatiHedychium spicatium76.8 g
43.KachuraCurcuma zeodaria76.8 g

Method of Preparation

The above mentioned herbs are first washed, dried and using a grinder these herbs are ground to form a coarse powder. It is then immersed in 7.68 litres of water overnight. Then it is refined and cleansed to obtain 5.36 litres of Karpooradi Arka.


  • 5 - 10 ml with equal quantity of water twice daily.


Karpooradi Arka formulation is enriched with fruitful herbs that are known to manage body's certain aliments related digestive and cardiac systems. Karpooradi Arka is known to contain Stimulant, Diaphoretic Disinfectant, and Anti-Oxidant, Anti- Inflammatory and Carminative properties. These properties show positive effect on the body. Simulant and diaphoretic properties of the formulation known is to enhance alertness, tighten blood vessels, increase blood pressure, induce perspiration and help to get rid of harmful toxins present in the blood and body. These properties known to manage the condition of digestion and circulatory problems. Another is carminative properties that provide relief from gas, bloating problem. Being disinfectant and antimicrobial, Karpooradi Arka is known to kill microbes and other germs. Due to this feature Karpooradi Arka is known to take care of the problem of halitosis (bad breath). Its anti-oxidant properties help to remove toxins out from the body. These free radicals cause problem of tissue and cell destruction that further lead to cardiovascular problems, so this property helps to manage cardiac issues very well. It's another property, anti-inflammatory – a property known to manage joint/muscles inflammation and pain.


  • Weak digestion
  • Anorexia/Loss of appetite
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Cardiac disorders
  • Obesity
  • Halitosis


Over dosage should be discouraged.

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