Brihat Shringarabhra Ras

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Brihat Shringarabhra Ras

Brihat Shringarabhra Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in the treatment of respiratory tract disorders. This medicine contains heavy metal ingredients, hence should only be taken under strict medical supervision. This medicine is most commonly used in north Indian Ayurvedic practice.

Brihat Shringarabhra Ras Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of cough, cold, asthma, anorexia, anemia, jaundice, ascites, edema and inflammation, fever, malabsorption syndrome, tuberculosis

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha.

Brihat Shringarabhra Ras dosage:
125 – 250 mg once or twice a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is advised along with goat cinnamon and honey.

How long to use: It is administered for a period of one month.

Brihat Shringarabhra Rasa side effects:
Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous, since it contains heavy metal ingredient.
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Over-dosage may cause sever poisonous effect.
It is best avoided in pregnancy, lactation and in children.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

Vrihat Shringarabhra Ras ingredients, how to make:
12 g of each of
Shuddha Parada – Herbal purified Mercury
Shuddha Gandhaka – Herbal purified Sulphur
Tankana Bhasma – Borax
Nagakeshara – Mesua ferrea
Karpoora – Camphor – Cinnamomum camphora
Jatiphala – Nutmeg (fruit) – Myristica fragrans
Lavanga – Clove – Syzigium aromaticum
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala
Swarna Bhasma – Bhasma of Gold
Abhraka Bhasma – Purified and processed Mica – 48 g
24 g of each of
Taleesa Patra – leaves of Abies webbiana
Ghana – Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Mamsi – Nardostachys jatamansi
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Dhataki – Fire Flame Bush (flower) – Woodfordia fruticosa
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Shunti – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.
Gajapippali – Java Long Pepper (fruit) – Piper chaba
Water decoction of Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum – quantity sufficient for grinding

Reference:  Bhaishajya Ratnavali Kasa Rogadhikara 166 – 172

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