Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Stri Rogadhikara 75 – 79

Pradarantak Lauh is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet or powder form. It is mainly used in the treatment of menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, leucorrhea etc. More over this ayurvedic medicine is nourishing in nature and also improves the strength in body. It balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha.

Ingredients

10 g fine powder of each of:-

  • Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron
  • Tamra Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Copper
  • Shuddha Haratala – Purified and processed Orpiment (Arsenic tri sulphide)
  • Vanga Bhasma – Tin Calx
  • Abhraka Bhasma – Purified and processed Mica
  • Varatika Bhasma – Bhasma (Calx) of Cowries
  • Shunti – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis
  • Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
  • Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
  • Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
  • Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
  • Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis
  • Eranda – Castor – Ricinus communis
  • Vidanga – False black pepper – Embelia ribes
  • Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt
  • Samudra Lavana – Common salt
  • Vida Lavana – Vida salt
  • Sauvarchala Lavana – Sochal salt
  • Audbhida Lavana
  • Chavya – Java Long Pepper – Piper chaba
  • Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
  • Shankha Bhasma – Bhasma of Conch Shell
  • Vacha – Acorus calamus
  • Hapusha – Juniperus communis
  • Kushta – Saussurea lappa
  • Shati – Curcuma zeodaria / Hedychium spicatum
  • Patha – Cyclea peltata
  • Devadaru – Himalayan cedar (bark) – Cedrus deodara
  • Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
  • Vriddhadaru – Argyrea speciosa

Dosage

Take 250 mg – 500 mg once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is usually administered along with sugar, honey and ghee.

Indications

  • Menorrhagia
  • Metrorrhagia
  • Leucorrhoea
  • Low back ache
  • Lumbar
  • Spondylosis
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Cough

Side Effects

  • Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
  • Self-medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
  • Overdose in children may cause poisonous effects.
  • Over-dosage may cause side effects like burning sensation in stomach.
  • Pregnant ladies, lactating mothers and children should take this medicine strictly under medical supervision.
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children.
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