Unani Arq (Distillate)

Arq Badyan (Arq-e Badiyan)

Arq Badyan (Arq Badiyan) is a classical Unani Medicine, which is used for its digestive, antispasmodic and carminative actions. It relieves gas and indigestion and reduces flatulence, bloating, and abdominal pain. It also relieves abdominal discomfort that occurs after eating food in many patients. It has similar medicinal actions and therapeutic uses as Saunf Ark used in ayurvedic medicine.

Arq Badyan is commonly used for liver disorders along with Kasni Ark. It improves liver functions and reduces and strengthens the liver. Generally, it is beneficial when the patient has an excessive gas formation in the intestine, abdominal colic, or indigestion associated with liver disease.

In addition, Arq-e Badiyan is beneficial for treating excessive thirst, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hyperacidity, heartburn, burning sensation in the abdomen, abdominal heaviness occurring after eating food, abdominal cramps, and colicky pain.

Arq Badyan Ingredients (Composition)

Arq Badyan is prepared from following ingredients:

Badyan (Fennel Seeds)1 Part
Water20 Parts

Medicinal Properties

Arq Badiyan has following medicinal properties:

  1. Appetiser
  2. Digestive stimulant
  3. Antispasmodic
  4. Carminative
  5. Antiemetic
  6. Antacid

Therapeutic Indications

Arq Badiyan is beneficial in the following health conditions:+

  1. Gas
  2. Indigestion
  3. Abdominal Colic
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Heartburn
  6. Burning sensation in the abdomen
  7. Excessive thirst
  8. Diarrhea and dysentery
  9. Flatulence
  10. Amavisha (toxins)

Arq Badiyan Dosage

The general dosage of Arq Badyan (Arq Badiyan) is as follows.
Infants1 to 3 teaspoons (5 to 15 ml)
Children30 to 60 ml
Adults60 to 120 ml
Maximum Possible Dosage180 ml Per Day (in divided doses)
Doses: Twice or Thrice a day
Best Time to Take: 30 minutes before food or on empty stomach or 1 hour after meal

Safety Profile

Arq Badyan (Arq-e Badiyan) is likely safe for most individuals when taken as per its indications in appropriate dosage under professional supervision.

Side Effects

There are no side effects reported with Arq Badyan.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Arq Badiyan is commonly used to treat nausea, vomiting, indigestion, belching etc. occurring during pregnancy. It is possibly safe in dosage less than 60 ml per day.

Arq Badyan is also likely safe during lactation. For more details, consult a Unani physician before using during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh is a qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist with B.A.M.S. and M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants. He has a wealth of experience in using Ayurveda to treat patients, including the use of herbal medicine and personalized Ayurvedic diets. His passion for spreading accurate and scientific information about Ayurveda and Medicinal Plants led him to create Ayur Times, a trusted resource for those seeking reliable information on the topic. Through his dedicated work, Dr. Singh has helped thousands of patients find relief and improve their health with Ayurveda and Herbal Medicine.


    1. Both are the same things. There is no difference between both. Arq badyan is Unani Medicine and Saunf Ark is an ayurvedic medicine. Both contain the same ingredient and prepared with a similar method.

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