Gandhak Vati is a tablet, used in Ayurvedic treatment of indigestion. It contains herbal and mineral ingredients. Hence should only be taken strictly under medical supervision.
Gandhak Vati benefits: It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of indigestion. It helps to improve digestion power.
This medicine is most commonly used in north Indian Ayurvedic practice.
Effect on Tridosha – balances Vata and Kapha and improves Pitta
Gandhak Vati dosage: 1 – 2 tablets 1 – 2 times a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
Gandhaka Vati side effects:
It contains heavy metal ingredient.
It is best to avoid during pregnancy, lactation and in children.
Over-dosage may cause slight burning sensation in abdomen. Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in cool dry place.
Gandhaka Bati ingredients, how to make:
Shuddha Parada – Purified and processed Mercury – 24 g
Gandhaka – Purified and processed Sulphur – 48 g
Shunti – Ginger (rhizome) – Zingiber officinalis – 48 g
Lavanga – Clove – Syzigium aromaticum – 48 g
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum – 48 g
Saindhava – Rock Salt – 144 g
Suvarchala Lavana – Sochal salt – 144 g
Chanaka – Chick pea / Bengal gram – Cicer arietinuin Linn – 96 g
Mulaka Kshara – Radish – Raphanus sativus – 96 g
Nimbuka swarasa – Lemon juice extract – quantity sufficient.
The fine powder of above ingredients is triturated with lemon juice and tablets are rolled.
eference: Bheshaj Ratnavali, Agnimandya Rogadhikara 56 – 62
Manufacturers: BACFO Pharmaceuticals (India) Ltd
Expiry date: Five years from the date of manufacture. Once after opening the container, it is better to empty it before an year