Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Jvara Chikitsa (Chronic fever, Pyrexia of unknown origin), AFI- Part I.

Introduction

Mritasanjivani sura is a special liquid form Ayurvedic medicine which is basically an Asava preparation i.e. it consists of higher percentage of self-generated alcohol This product is addressed for its capability to help even a dying person. This is an Ayurvedic wine product. Compared to other Asava products, Mritasanjivani sura contains higher percentage of self-generated alcohol. It is also called as Mritasanjeevani arishta.

Ingredients

S. No. Name Latin Name Quantity
1. One year old jaggery 12.288 kg
2. Water 182.78 liters
3. Babbula Twak Acacia Arabica 960 g
4. Pomegranate 480 g
5. Vasa Adhatoda vasica 480 g
7. Mocharasa Bombax ceiba 480 g
8. Lajjalu (Touch me not plant) 480 g
9. Ativisha Aconitum heterophyllum 480 g
10. Ashwagandha Withania somnifera 480 g
11. Devadaru Cedrus deodara 480 g
12. Bilva Aegle marmelos 480 g
13. Shyonaka Oroxylum indicum 480 g
14. Patala Stereospermum suaveolens 480 g
15. Shalaparni Desmodium gangeticum 480 g
16. Prishnaparni Uraria picta 480 g
17. Brihati Solanum indicum 480 g
18. Kantakari Solanum xanthocarpum 480 g
19. Gokshura Tribulus terrestris 480 g
20. Red sandalwood Pterocarpus marsupium 96 g
21. Shatapushpa (Sounf) Foeniculum vulgare 96 g
22. Yavani Trachyspermum ammi 96 g
23. Black pepper 96 g
24. White caraway seed 96 g
25. Shati Hedychium spicatum 96 g
26. Jatamansi Nardostachys jatamansi 96 g
27. Cinnamon 96 g
28. Cardamom 96 g
29. Nutmeg 96 g
30. Mustaka Cyperus rotundus 96 g
31. Granthiparni Leonotis nepetifolia 96 g
32. Ginger 96 g
33. Fenugreek 96 g
34. Meshashringi Gymnema Sylvestre 96 g
35. White sandalwood Santalum album 96 g

Method of Preparation

In water, jaggery (one year old jaggery) is dissolved and further coarsely powdered herbs Babbula Twak to Punarnava are added to it.

The mouth of the vessel is then covered with a lid, sealed and preserved in a heap of grains. After sixteen days powders of drugs from betel nut to white sandal powder are then added to the mixture and kept in a heap of grains for more 4 days. Thereafter, this is distilled in a Mayura Yantra/Baka Yantra or Mochika Yantra.

Properties

It is unique ayurvedic liquid medicines which is packed with various natural ingredients and having great medicinal importance. As its name indicates, it is helpful in dying person. It helps to improve the strength of digestive system and useful in the management of their related disorders like indigestion, anorexia and loss of appetite. It helps to gain weight by improving the appetite. It enhances the immunity and nourishes the body tissues. It is used in various digestive system disorders. It is very effective medicines to reduce the high fever and frequent gastroenteritis. It helps to restore the energy and strength of body in case of weakness. It also possess the aphrodisiac properties and libido booster. It is also used in women during postpartum period to reduce stress, depression and physical weakness. It brings the warmness in the body and helps to retain the water in the body. It is also used as bronchodilator which is helpful in cough and other respiratory problems like acute attacks of asthma.

Therapeutic Uses

  • It is good to use to put on weight.
  • It has properties to improve immunity, nourish body tissues.
  • It is rapid to restore the strength in case of weakness in the body.
  • Makes body firm and promotes zest.
  • Ayurvedic useful remedy in lowering high fever, and recurring gastro-enteritis.
  • It is also erotic and aphrodisiac.

Dosage

20-60 drops in divided dose in a day, usually after food.

Caution

Intake of Mritasanjivani sura is illegal, without any valid prescription by an Ayurvedic doctor. This product has to be taken always under strict medical supervision.

The maximum allowed percentage of alcohol in this product, as per Drugs and Cosmetics Act is - 16%

The maximum packing size allowed is 30 ml per bottle.

Contraindications

It is best to avoid this during pregnancy or lactation.

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