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Karpura Rasa

Reference - Bhaishajya-Ratnavali Atisaradhikar 252/161-162


Karpura rasa is an Ayurvedic formulation made from herbo-mineral composition. This formulation is very efficacious in diarrhea.


  1. Nagarmotha (Cyperus scariosus)
  2. Indrayav (Holarrhena antidysentrica)
  3. Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans)
  4. Shuddha Hingula (Red sulphide of mercury)
  5. Shuddha Afeema (Papaver somniferum)
  6. Karpura (Cinnamomum Camphora)

Description of Main Ingredients

  • Shuddha Hingula - This is a good appetizer and it stimulates digestive fire. This pacifies vata and kapha dosha and also relieves abdominal pain.
  • Shuddha Afeema - This herb pacifies kapha dosha, Grahi (absorbent), shoolprashmana (pain relieving) and nidrajanan (sedative). It also acts as antipyretic (useful in fever).
  • Karpur - It has tikta (Bitter), katu (pungent), and madhura (sweet) taste. It balances kapha and Vata dosha. It has digestive properties also. It improves digestive power.

Method of Preparation

  • Take all the drugs in equal quantity and make a fine powder of it.
  • Now properly mix these powders with water and make 250 mg tablets.
  • Let them dry and kept safely in a glass container.

Medicinal Properties

Karpura rasa is a herbo-mineral composition. It has digestive properties. It enhances digestive fire and gives relief from abdominal problems. The ingredient Indrayav is best for the diarrheal condition.


  • Diarrhea
  • Jwaratisara (diarrhea associated with fever)
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Grahani (IBS)


1 tablet twice a day with lukewarm water.


Take under medical supervision.

Note:- This is pure classical Ayurvedic medicine and should be strictly consumed only after prescription of an Ayurvedic doctor and to be taken under medical supervision only.
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