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.||Name||Latin Name||Quantity|
|2.||Musk deer||Moschus moschiferus||76.8 g|
|3.||Kasturilatika||Abelmoschus moschatus||76.8 g|
|4.||Civet cat semen / Masked palm civet||76.8 g|
|5.||Sandalwood white, Red and Yellow||Santalum album||76.8 g each|
|6.||Patranga||Caesalpinia sappan||76.8 g|
|7.||Agaru||Aquilaria agallocha||76.8 g|
|8.||White and black varieties of Aquilaria agallocha||76.8 g|
|9.||Devadaru||Cedrus deodara||76.8 g|
|10.||Chir||Pinus roxburghii||76.8 g|
|11.||Tagara||Valeriana wallichii||76.8 g|
|12.||Padmaka||Prunus cerasoides||76.8 g|
|21.||Nutmeg||Myristica fragrans||76.8 g|
|22.||Black Cardamom||Amomum subulatum||76.8 g|
|23.||Green Cardamom||Elettaria cardamomum||76.8 g|
|24.||Cinnamon||Cinnamomum verum||76.8 g|
|25.||Patra||Cinnamomum tamala||76.8 g|
|26.||Nagkesar||Mesua ferrea||76.8 g|
|32.||Vyaghranakha/scented shell of a sea animal||Euphorbia antiquorum||76.8 g|
|33.||Kusha||Desmostachya bipinnata||76.8 g|
|34.||Kasha/buckwheat||Fagopyrum esculentum||76.8 g|
|35.||Darbha||Desmostachya bipinnata||76.8 g|
|36.||Katruna (A variety of grass)||76.8 g|
|37.||Bhutruna (A variety of grass)||76.8 g|
|38.||Durva||Cynodon dactylon||76.8 g|
|39.||Bala||Sida cordifolia||76.8 g|
|40.||Murva||Chonemorpha macrophylla||76.8 g|
|41.||Musta||Cyperus rotundus||76.8 g|
|42.||Shati||Hedychium spicatium||76.8 g|
|43.||Kachura||Curcuma zeodaria||76.8 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
Over dosage should be discouraged.