Agasti Sutraj Ras

Agasti Sutraj Ras is an ayurvedic medicine used in pain disorders and diseases of the digestive system. Its main benefits are seen in severe diarrhea, dysentery, cholera, renal colic and biliary colic. In ayurveda, it is an emergency medicine for pain associated with gallbladder stone and kidney stone. People with irritable bowel syndrome can also get benefits from it if they are suffering from frequent bowel movement associated with loose stools.

Note: It is not beneficial in case of irritable bowel syndrome in which the patient has mucus content in the stool. According to ayurveda, it is the medicine of Nirama Dosha.

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Ingredients (Composition)

1 tablet (65 mg) of Agasti Sutraj Ras contains:

Shuddha Parad – Purified Mercury 1 part
Shuddha Gandhak – Purified Sulfur 1 part
Shuddha Hingula – Purified Cinnabar 1 part
Shuddha Datura Beej – Purified Datura metel seeds 2 parts
Shuddha Ahiphena – Papaver somniferum 2 parts
Processed in Bhringraj Svarasa – Eclipta alba Juice Q.S.

Medicinal Properties

Agasti Sutraj Ras has the following main synergetic medicinal properties:

  1. Potent Analgesic.
  2. Anti-diarrheal.
  3. Anti-cholera.

Other Medicinal Actions

Based on the ingredient, it also acts as:

  1. Sedative.
  2. Soporific (Sleep inducing).
  3. Reduces peristaltic movement (due to Datura metel).

Dosha Karma

Based on ingredients, Agasti Sutraj Ras pacifies Kapha and Vata Dosha and aggravates Pitta Dosha. So, it is not suitable for people suffering from Pitta Disorders.

Indications

Agasti Sutraj Ras is indicated in the following health conditions:

  1. Renal colic.
  2. Biliary colic.
  3. Severe diarrhea.
  4. Abdominal pain associated with diarrhea.
  5. Cholera.
  6. Dysentery.
  7. Sangrahani.

Agasti Sutraj Ras Benefits & Uses

Agasti Sutraj Ras has following benefits:

  • Reduces frequency of loose stools in severe diarrhea and watery stools in cholera. It further prevents vomiting in cholera.
  • Alleviates pain in renal colic and biliary colic.
  • Reduces abdominal cramps associated with severe diarrhea.
  • Increases appetite and improves digestion.

Agasti Sutraj Ras Dosage

The dosage of Agasti Sutraj Ras may vary according to the age, health condition and body weight of the patient. Here is the general dosage of Agasti Sutraj Ras:

Adults 1 to 2 tablets (65 to 125 mg)

How to Take

Medication Frequency2 to 3 times or a maximum 4 times a day.
When to TakeAfter meal or whenever patient require it to stop pain.

Adjuvants

The best suitable Adjuvants for Agasti Sutraj Ras according to diseases are as follows:

DysenteryCow ghee and black pepper powder
CholeraCumin and nutmeg powder
Vomiting, stomach ache, insomnia, low digestive fireHoney and trikatu powder

Safety Profile

Agasti Sutraj Ras should be used under the supervision of an ayurvedic physician. Its unsupervised use can be unsafe.

Side Effects of Agasti Sutraj Ras

It can cause the following side effects:

  • Constipation (if used unwisely).
  • Sedation.
  • Dryness in mouth.
  • Dizziness.
  • Excessive sleeping.
  • Laziness.
  • Depression (if used on long-term basis).

Contraindications

  • Constipation.
  • Diarrhea with excess mucus content.
  • Diarrhea with burning sensation.
  • Glaucoma.
  • Pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding.
  • Kidney failure.
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