Mritasanjivani Sura - Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage
Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Jvara Chikitsa (Chronic fever, Pyrexia of unknown origin), AFI- Part I.
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.
|S. No.||Name||Latin Name||Quantity|
|1.||One year old jaggery||12.288 kg|
|3.||Babbula Twak||Acacia Arabica||960 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|
|30.||Mustaka||Cyperus rotundus||96 g|
|31.||Granthiparni||Leonotis nepetifolia||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.
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.
- 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.
20-60 drops in divided dose in a day, usually after food.
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.
It is best to avoid this during pregnancy or lactation.