Caratol-E Capsule: Uses, Ingredients, Dose, Side Effects

Caratol-E Capsule is a proprietary Siddha medicine manufactured by Dr.JRK’s Siddha Research & Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Caratol-E Capsule is a herbo-mineral formulation which is effective in the management of vitiligo (leucoderma) and other hypo-pigmentory disorders. 

Caratol-E Capsule along with Tolenorm Oil & Tolenorm Ointment helps in rapid restoration of pigmentation through systematic immune modulation. Studies done have proven the synergistic effect of the combination of Tolenorm, Caratol-E and Bekay Capsules as having the high success rate in the management of vitiligo and hypopigmentory problems.

Mechanism of action of Caratol-E Capsule:
Increases dendrite length of melanocytes for effective melanin transfer.
Recovery of pigments through melanocyte proliferation and melanin induction.
Helps rapid restoration of pigmentation through systematic immune modulation.

Benefits of Caratol-E Capsule:
Helps rapid melanogenesis through effective immuno-modulation.
When co-prescribed with topical Tolenorm- enhances pace of progress in the treatment of vitiligo.
No known side effects in the prescribed dosage.

Ingredients of Caratol-E Capsule:
Each 500 mg capsule contains extracts of –
Madhusnuhi [Smilax china] – 100 mg
Vidanga [Embelica ribes] – 50 mg – Vidanga is one of the powerful anti-parasitic herbs of Ayurveda. It is widely used against intestinal worm infestation. It is called False black pepper., because it mimics pepper in appearance.
Ashwagandha [Withania somnifera] – 100 mg
Ela [Elettaria cardamomum] – 10 mg
Bakuchi [Psoralea corylifolia] – 50 mg – Bakuchi is an Ayurvedic herb, very well known for its efficacy against skin diseases including leucoderma.
Pippali [Piper longum] – 50 mg
Sangu parpam – 50 mg
Linga chendooram – 1 mg
Ponnimilai chendooram – 1 mg
Excipients – q.s.

Indication of Caratol-E Capsule:
Hypo-pigmantory problems

Dosage of Caratol-E Capsule:
Adults – 1 capsule in the morning & 2 capsules at night after food with milk or water, or as directed by your Ayurvedic doctor.
Children above 10 years – 2 capsule a day after food with milk or water, or as directed by your Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to use?
It can be safely used for a period of 3 – 4 months time, with gradual decrease in dosage.

Contra-indications of Caratol-E Capsule:
Not recommended during pregnancy & lactation.
In cases where sensitivity is noticed, severe erythema, itching etc., occur during the treatment, can be suspended till the sensitive reaction disappears.
Medical advice may be sought if warranted.
Over-dosage may cause gastritis, heart burn symptoms in people with sensitive stomach.
This product should be strictly taken under medical supervision.
Take this medicine only in the prescribed dose for the prescribed period of time.
It is best to avoid this product during pregnancy and lactation.
Store in a cool dry place, in an air tight container, away from direct sunlight.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.

Diet & other recommendations:
Sour tasting food, allergens like tomato, brinjals and certain varieties of fish that are prone to cause allergy to be
Food with high nutrition value should be taken.
Situations of physical and emotional stress should be avoided.

Presentation & Package: Blister pack of 10*10 capsules.
Shelf life or expiration date: 5 years from the date of manufacture.

Vitiligo – Ayurvedic Treatment And Medicines

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  1. Nala Moorthy says:

    Is this good for children below 10 years old for hypo picmentation issues?

  2. Jagadeesh says:

    will the tablets helps in , hair falling problems ?

  3. Dipannita Basak says:

    Will the combination of Tole norm ointment, Caratol-E capsule and Bekay work with a guarantee? How long will it take to see the changes and are there any side effects?

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