Vasant Kusumakar Ras – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects
Vasant Kusumakar Ras is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet or powder form, used in treatment of diabetes, diseases related to urinary tract, memory loss etc. This medicine should be taken strictly under medical supervision with the prescription from an Ayurveda doctor.
Vasant Kusumakar Ras Uses:
- It is an excellent rejuvenative and anti aging medicine.
- It is used in the treatment of memory loss, diabetes and diseases related to urinary tract.
- It improves memory, concentration, skin complexion, strength and immunity.
- It is indicated in cough, cardiac disorders, liver and kidney disorders.
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta.
Vasant Kusumakar Rasa dosage:
125 – 250 mg once in the morning, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is traditionally administered along with honey, sugar or ghee.
Other Anupana – co-drinks:
A cup of milk mixed with a teaspoon of unrefined sugar
Butter with unrefined sugar
How long to use: It can be used upto 1 – 2 months based on doctor’s prescription.
Vasant Kusumakar Ras side effects:
Self medication with this medicine is strictly discouraged.
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.
Vasant Kusumakar Rasa ingredients, how to make:
Hataka – Swarna Bhasma – Bhasma of Gold – 20 g
Chandra – Rajata Bhasma – Bhasma of Silver – 20 g
Vanga Bhasma – Tin Calx – 30 g
Ahi – Naga Bhasma – Lead Calx – 30 g
Loha Bhasma – Bhasma prepared from Iron – 30 g
Abhraka Bhasma – Purified and processed Mica – 40 g
Pravala Bhasma – Bhasma (Calx) of Coral – 40 g
Mukta Bhasma – Bhasma (Calx) of Pearl – 40 g
Quantity sufficient of following liquids for grinding
Godugdha – Cow milk
Juice extract or water decoction of
Ikshu – Sugarcanne – Saccharum officinarum
Vasa – Malabar nut tree (root / whole plant) – Adhatoda vasica
Laksha – Laccifer lacca
Udeechya – Andropogan vetiveria
Kadali – Banana tree – Musa paradisiaca
Shatapatra – Lotus – Nelumbium speciosum
Malati – Jasminum grandiflorum
Mrigamada – Musk
Fine powder ingredients are triturated with each liquid separately and dried.
Reference: Rasendra Sara Sangraha Rsayana Vajikaran Adhikara 80 – 85
Manufacturers: Dabur, Baidyanath, Shree Dhootapapeshwar Ltd.
General combinations of Basant Kusumakar ras:
Do not use below information for self medication.
In case of Kshaya – depleted body tissues, it is admninstered along with black pepper and honey
Or, it is administered with Chaturjata, Agaru and sandalwood powder.
In diabetes, it is administered along with turmeric or other anti-diabetic medicines such as Nishamalaki choornam
In Amlapitta – gastritis, hyper-acidity, it is administered along with medicines like Kamdugha ras, cow milk, shatavari choorna, sugar with honey.
In diabetic carbuncle, it is administered along with Khadirarishtam, Nimbadi kashayam tablet.
In neurological problems, it is administerd along with Balarishta, Ashwagandharishta.
In low intelligence, to improve brain functions, it is administered along with Kooshmanda Rasayana, Saraswatarishta.
In case of infertility, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, it is administered along with Kapikachu capsule, Aswagandharishta
Proprietary Ayurvedic medicines containing Basant Kusumakar Ras as ingredient:
Ennstone Capsule – a proprietary Ayurvedic medicine manufactured by Sagar Pharmaceuticals. It is a compound herbo-mineral preparation used in cases of urinary disorders and kidney stones.