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Panchamrut Loha Guggul (Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu)

Panchamrut Loha Guggul (Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu)

Panchamrut Loha Guggul (Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu) is anti-inflammatory, analgesic, nervine tonic and phlebotonic ayurvedic medicines. It acts on the brain, nerves, blood vessels, heart, muscles, bones, and joints. It gives strength and nourishes these organs. It alleviates inflammation, pain, tenderness, and swelling. It is commonly used for the treatment of mental disorders, Neuralgia, Neuritis, Myalgia, Myositis, sciatica, frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis), lumbar pain (a low backache), osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and symptoms associated with nervine weakness or weakness of the brain.

Ingredients (Composition)

Ingredients Quantity
Shuddha Parad 1 Part
Shuddha Gandhak 1 Part
Rajat Bhasma (Chandi Bhasma) 1 Part
Abhrak Bhasma 1 Part
Swarna Makshik Bhasma 1 Part
Loha Bhasma (Lauh Bhasma) 2 Parts
Shuddha Guggulu 7 Parts
Mustard Oil Q.S.

Preparation Method

For making Panchamrut Loha Guggul, take an iron mortar and put Shuddha Guggulu in it and add a small quantity of mustard oil. Pestle it and gradually add the fine powder of other ingredients of Panchamrut Loha Guggul. When the mixture is ready to make tablets, then make tablets of each 250 mg.

Pharmacological Actions

Panchamrut Loha Guggul has following medicinal properties:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic
  • Nervine tonic
  • Phlebotonic
  • Anti-hyperuricemic (anti-gout)
  • Anti-rheumatic
  • Nervine stimulant
  • Neuroprotective
  • Cardiac tonic
  • Cardioprotective
  • Aam Pachak (Detoxifying)

Panchamrut Loha Guggul Indications

Panchamrut Loha Guggul has is helpful in following health conditions.

  • Neuralgia
  • Neuritis
  • Myalgia
  • Myositis
  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Lumbar pain (low backache)
  • Nervine weakness
  • Weakness of the brain
  • Mental disorders
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Facial Paralysis

Panchamrut Loha Guggul is less effective in acute cases of these diseases. It is more effective in chronic cases. In some cases, patients have restlessness, vertigo, tenderness, numbness or tingling. In these symptoms, Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu is an effective medicine.  If the patient also has anemia, then it provides good results to improve hemoglobin level and controlling the symptoms of other diseases in which it is indicated.

Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu Benefits & Uses

Panchamrut Loha Guggul improves blood circulation to the brain. It reduces AMA formation and burns the formed AMA (toxins). It is the best medicine for Vata Disorders when Vata aggravation is associated with excess Pitta Dosha.


Neuralgia is characterized by stabbing, throbbing, burning and pain along the course of the affected nerve. It can be intercostal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, or trigeminal neuralgia etc. Panchamrut Loha Guggul has potent anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective and nervine tonic actions. It alleviates inflammation, soothes the nerve and prevents further damage and injury to the nerve. It reduces burning sensation, tingling, numbness and throbbing pain.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

However, there are several other medicines are used in the management of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Most of them increase heat in the body. Sometimes, patient’s symptoms become worse with these medicines. In some cases, patients experience restlessness, vertigo, discomfort, burning sensation and epigastric tenderness or pain. Joint pain gets worse after touching, pressing or doing massage of the affected joints. In such cases, Panchamrut Loha Guggul is a drug of choice for treating Rheumatoid Arthritis. It reduces the symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis and does not increase heat in the body. It is a balanced formulation, which maintains the balance in Tridosha (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha).

Panchamrut Loha Guggul Dosage

The general dosage of Panchamrut Loha Guggul is as follows.
Children 125 mg to 250 mg
Adults 250 to 500 mg
Maximum Possible Dosage 3 grams Per Day (in divided doses)
Doses: 2 to 3 Doses per day
Best Time to Take: After food


Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu should be taken with warm milk or warm water. In the case of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Maharasnadi Kwath or Erand Mool Kwath (castor oil plant root decoction) is best adjuvant.

Safety Profile

Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu is considerably safe for most individuals when taken as per its indications in appropriate dosage under professional supervision.

Side Effects of Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu

There are no side effects reported with Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu.

Pregnancy & Lactation

The safety profile of Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu is not well established for pregnant women. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu during pregnancy and lactation.

Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu is likely to be safe for lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.


There are no absolute contraindications for Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu.

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