Vati & Gutika

Arshoghni Vati

Arshoghni Vati (Arshoghani Bati) is a common ayurvedic medicine used for treating all types of hemorrhoid. It is beneficial in the treatment of both bleeding and non-bleeding piles, but it is mainly effective for the management of bleeding piles. It stops bleeding within 1 to 3 days of its regular use.

Several ingredients present in Arshoghni Vati reduce discomfort, bleeding occurring during bowel movement, itching and irritation in the anorectal region. It reduces venous swelling and size of the pile lump.

Constipation is a common cause for developing hemorrhoids, which increases pressure on the veins and causes their swelling. For relieving constipation, it should be used along with ayurvedic anti-constipation medicines including Swadishta Virechan Churna, Triphala Churna, Panchsakar Churna, Abhayarishta, Bhringrajasava, Bhringraj Churna etc.

Ingredients (Composition)

Neem Seed Kernel2 Parts (24 grams)
Bakain (Melia Azedarach) Seed Kernel2 Parts (24 grams)
Khoon Kharaba (Dragon’s Blood Resin) – Daemonorops Draco2 Parts (24 grams)
Kaharva Pishti (Trinkant Mani Pishti)1 Part (12 grams)
Shuddha Rasoth (Daruhaldi or Berberis Aristata extract)6 Parts (72 grams)
Reference: Siddha Yoga Sangraha, ARSH ROGA ADHIKARA, Arshoghni Vati; Ayurvedic Formulary of India, Vol. II 10:3

Preparation Method

  1. Make a fine powder of Neem and Bakain seed kernels.
  2. Dissolve Shuddha Rasoth in water.
  3. Now, mix all ingredients and add dissolved Shuddha Rasoth. Pestle the mixture in a mortar. When the mixture has gained consistency to make tablets, then make tablets of each 250 mg.

Medicinal Properties

Arshoghni Vati has following medicinal properties:

  • Anti-hemorrhoid
  • Blood purifier
  • Carminative
  • Anti-constipation
  • Hemostatic (styptic) – Check bleeding

Ayurvedic Properties

VIRYA (Potency)SHEETA (Cold)
DOSHA KARMA (Effect on Humor)Pacifies PITTA DOSHA and VATA DOSHA

Therapeutic Indications

Arshoghani Vati is helpful in following health conditions.

  • Bleeding and Non-bleeding Piles – mainly beneficial in bleeding piles
  • Constipation (along with other medicines)

Dosage & Administration

Children1 Tablets
Adults2 Tablets
Maximum Possible Dosage6 Tablets per day (in divided doses)

How to Take Arshoghni Vati

Doses (how many times should I take Arshoghni Vati?)2 to 3 times; maximum 4 times a day
Right Time (When should I take Arshoghani Vati?)Before meal
AdjuvantButtermilk is a most suitable adjuvant. It can also be taken with water.

Safety Profile

Arshoghni Vati is likely safe to consume as per its indications under the supervision of an ayurvedic physician.

Side effects of Arshoghni Vati

There are no side effects reported with Arshoghni Vati.

Pregnancy & Lactation

The safety profile for Arshoghni Vati is not well established for pregnant women and lactating mothers. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Arshoghani Vati during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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