About Baidyanath Sarpagandha Ghan vati
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Sarpagandha Ghan Vati (also called Sarpagandhadi Gutika) is an ayurvedic formulation used for the management of hypertension (high blood pressure), insomnia (sleeplessness), alcoholism, tachycardia, and albuminuria. Sarpagandha Ghan Vati is well-tolerated in most individuals in the recommended dosage. It may also cause some side effects, which should be discussed with a physician S arpgandha formulations are used in the management of essential hypertension and in certain neuropsychiatric disorders. The main use of Rauwolfia Serpentina is in -
1. Antihypertensive medicine
2. Antipsychotic medicine
Another important therapeutic use of the roots of Sarpagandha is in psychotic disorders such as delusions, hallucinations, schizophrenia, paranoia or disordered thought. Sarpagandha is sedative, narcotic and tranquilizing. The sedative and tranquillizing properties of the drug are thought to be related to depletion of catecholamine and serotonin from the brain.
Indications of Sarpagandha Ghan vati
- Insomnia (Sleeplessness)
- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Alcoholism & Hangover
Ingredients of Baidyanath Sarpagandha Ghan vati
- Rauwolfia Serpentina Root Powder (Sarpagandha Churna)
- Hyoscyamus Niger – Khurasani Ajwain
- Nardostachys Jatamansi – Jatamansi root powder
- Cannabis Sativa – Bhang
Medicinal Properties of Baidyanath Sarpagandha Ghan vati
- Antipsychotic (neuroleptic)
- Digestive stimulant
Benefits & Medicinal Uses of Sarpagandha Ghan vati
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati is mainly used for inducing sleep and reducing blood pressure, so it has two main indications – insomnia and hypertension.
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati is highly useful for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness) occurring due to unusual excitability or hyper-excitability of the mind, which may be because of an alcoholic hangover, mental disorders, medicines, etc. It calms the mind and reduces hyper-excitability, thus bring on the sleep. In severe cases of insomnia, it should be used along with nervine tonic herbs like Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola), Convolvulus Pluricaulis (Shankhpushpi), and Mukta Pishti.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Rauwolfia Serpentina, the main ingredient of Sarpagandha Ghan Vati is well-known medicine for reducing elevated blood pressure and other ingredients provide support by calming the mind and reducing the hyperexcitability of the nervous system. Its effects are long lasting, but it may take 7 to 15 days to show optimum results.
Dosage of Baidyanath Sarpagandha Ghan vati
Take 1 to 2 tablets per day twice a day.
Precautions of Baidyanath Sarpagandha Ghan Vati
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati can cause following side effects.
- Dryness of the mouth (Most Common)
- Stuffy nose or Nasal Congestion (Most Common)
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati is likely UNSAFE during pregnancy because alkaloids in Sarpagandha (its ingredient) can pass through the placental barrier and cause ill effects and birth defects in developing fetus. Therefore, all forms of Sarpagandha Ghan Vati should be avoided during pregnancy.
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati should also not be used by lactating mothers. The alkaloids of Sarpagandha in it can pass into breast milk and cause loss of appetite, breathing difficulty and low body temperature in breastfeeding baby.
Sarpagandha Ghan Vati should not be used in the following health conditions:
- Bradycardia (slow heartbeat)
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease – ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
- Gastritis (it should not be used alone with water)
- Peptic Ulcers
- Parkinson’s Disease