Garbhapal Ras – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Garbhapal Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in treatment of fever during pregnancy. 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.

Garbhapal Ras Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of fever, bleeding during pregnancy. It is also used in puerperal care.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha

Garbhpal Ras dosage:
125 mg once or twice a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to use: It can be used upto 1 week month based on doctor’s prescription.

Garbhpal Ras 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.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

Garbhapal Ras ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Shuddha Hingula – Purified and processed Cinnabar (Mercury compound)
Naga Bhasma – Lead Calx
Vanga Bhasma – Tin Calx
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Shunti – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
Dhanyaka – Coriander – Coriandrum sativum
Krishna Jiraka – Nigella sativa
Chavya – Java Long Pepper – Piper chaba
Draksha – Raisin – Vitis vinifera
Devadaru – Himalayan cedar (bark) – Cedrus deodara
Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron
Juice extract of Aparajita – Clitorea ternatea – quantity sufficient for grinding for seven days.

Reference:Rasa Tantra Sara – Siddha Yoga Sangraha Prathama Khanda 140, AFI Vol. 2

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Dr JV Hebbar is an Ayurveda Doctor, Lecturer, From Mangalore, India. Click here to consult Dr Hebbar
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  1. Hi Doctor, as my placenta was low in 3rd month scan. My doc has given me this to take for two months, is it ok. I am quiet confused as it contains heavy metals like lead and mercury.Please reply.

  2. Hi Doctor,

    My son is diagnosed with hydronephrosis due to PUJ obstruction (a birth defect), this medicine has been suggested for him to reduce kidney dialation, is this drug safe for a 2.4 years old boy?

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