Yakrit Plihari Loha – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Yakrit Plihari Loha is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form, used in the treatment of liver and spleen 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.

Yakrit Plihari Loha Uses: It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of all types of ascites, fever, edema, jaundice, bloating, anemia, anorexia, indigetsion.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Yakrit Plihari Loh dosage:
125 – 250 mg in the morning and evening, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to use: It is administered for a period of 1 month.

Yakrit Pleehari Lauh  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.

Yakrit Plihari Loha ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Shuddha Parada – Herbal purified Mercury
Shuddha Gandhaka – Herbal purified Sulphur
Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron
Abhraka Bhasma – Purified and processed Mica
Tamra Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Copper
20 g fine powder of each of
Manashila – Purified and processed Realgar (Arsenic di sulphide)
Haridra – Turmeric rhizome – Curcuma longa
Shuddha Jayapala – Croton tiglium
Tankana Bhasma – Borax
Shilajatu – Asphaltum
Quantity sufficient of Juice extract of following for grinding for two times.
Danti – Baliospermum montanum
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum
Chitraka – Lead Wort (root) – Plumbago zeylanica
Nirgundi – Vitex negundo
Trikatu – Pepper, long pepper, ginger
Ardraka – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis
Bhringaraja – Eclipta alba

Reference: Bhaishaj Ratnavali Yakrit Pleeha Rogadhikara – 980  992

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  1. Khalid H Lakdawala says:

    Can a person suffering from ITP (chronic low platelets count) take this medicine for increasing platelets count?

  2. Ashwini says:

    My 70 years old father has ascites. The fluid level has decreased with the use of diuretics. But now muscles are wasted and he feels weakness, reports show low Hb/ iron content. Can this be used for him?

  3. GURTEJ says:

    Does it works in hepatitis c

    • Dr Malini Bhat says:

      Yes sir it does. As this medicine contains heavy metal ingredients, hence should only be taken under strict medical supervision.

  4. This medicine take orally yesterday night.today morning I suffering from motion .its a good one or any bad for me

  5. Ayurvedacharya Bhavesh Thakkar says:

    Please correct the spelling.
    It should be Plihari in Yakrit Plihari loha in place of Pilhari.

  6. Is it same as plihantak wati

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