Rasnadi Guggulu (Rasna Guggul)

Rasnadi Guggulu (Rasna Guggul) is AMAPACHAK and Carminative ayurvedic medicine. It pacifies Vata associated with AMA (toxins developed from undigested foods). Generally, it can be used in all types of Vata disorders, but it is found to be more effective tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ears), headache, and migraine. It is also used for the treatment of sinuses and fistula.

It also has effects on APANA VAYU and improves its downward natural movement. Therefore, it reduces flatulence, bloating, intestinal gas and abdominal pain occurring due to excess intestinal gas.

It is also used in cases where excess AMA and Vata aggravation are root causes of the diseases. Therefore, it is beneficial in rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, it is also effective for gout, and osteoarthritis.

Rasnadi Guggulu Ingredients (Composition)

Ingredients Quantity
Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata 1 Part
Giloy (Guduchi) – Tinospora Cordifolia 1 Part
Erand mool (Castor plant roots) – Ricinus Communis 1 Part
Devdaru (Deodar Cedar or Himalayan Cedar) – Cedrus Deodara 1 Part
Sonth (dried ginger) – Zingiber Officinale 1 Part
Shuddha Guggulu 5 Parts
Cow’s Ghee Q.S.

Preparation Method

For making Rasnadi Guggulu (Rasna Guggul), take a mortar and put Shuddha Guggulu in it and add a small quantity of Ghee. Pestle it and gradually add the fine powder of other ingredients of Rasnadi Guggulu. When the mixture is ready to make tablets, then make tablets of each 500 mg.

Pharmacological Actions

Rasnadi Guggulu has following medicinal properties:

  • AMAPACHAK – Detoxifying
  • Carminative
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic
  • Anti-arthritic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Eccritic (promote discharge or ejection of waste matter from the body)

Therapeutic Indications

Rasnadi Guggulu is helpful in following health conditions.

  • Tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ears)
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sinuses and fistula
  • Flatulence
  • Bloating
  • Intestinal gas
  • Increased borborygmi (increased abdominal noises and rumbling due to excess gas)
  • Abdominal pain (due to excess gas)
  • Sciatica

Rasnadi Guggulu Dosage

The general dosage of Rasnadi Guggulu is as follows.
Children 250 mg to 1 gram
Adults 500 mg to 2 grams
Maximum Possible Dosage 6 grams Per Day (in divided doses)
Doses: 2 to 3 Doses – After breakfast and dinner or breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Best Time to Take: After food
Adjuvant: Read Below


Adjuvant Condition (In case of)
Warm water In general
Pathyadi Kwath Migraine, headache, and constipation
Maharasnadi Kwath Sciatica, rheumatoid arthritis
Punarnavarishta Gout or hyperuricemia
Ashwagandharishta Osteoarthritis

Safety Profile

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

Side Effects of Rasnadi Guggulu

There are no side effects reported with Rasnadi Guggulu.

Pregnancy & Lactation

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

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


There are no absolute contraindications for Rasnadi Guggulu.

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Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh (B.A.M.S., M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist. He has successfully treated thousands of patients with Ayurveda (including Herbal Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Diet). Ayur Times is an initiative of his efforts to bring quality information on Indian Medicine with the highest level of relevancy and scientific evidence.

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