INTRODUCTION –
This is a wonderful combination for the management of auto immune disorders like Rheumatois arthritis. It is used in the special stages of such diseases decided by the Ayurvedic physician. This is taken from the text – Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyama Khanda 6/113-117.

INGREDIENTS –
HARAD (HARITAKI) – 5 PARTS
VRIDHADAARU (VIDHARA) – 10 PARTS
SAUNTH (SHUNTHI) – 10 PARTS
AJMODA, VAIVIDANG, SENDHA NAMAK, DEVDAARU, CHITRAK MOOLA, PIPPLI MOOLA, SAUNF, PEEPAL, KAALI MIRCH EACH 1 PART

DOSES –
2.5 GM TO 5 GM twice a day as directed by the physician

INDICATIONS –
AAMAVAATA
GRIDHRASI
KATI RUJAA
PRISHTHA RUJA
GUDA RUJAA
JANGHAA RUJAA
TOONI, PRATITOONI, VISHWAACHI
KAPHA VAATAJA DISEASES

CLINICAL USES –
-used in all types of joint diseases to control and modify the pain mechanisms
-helpful in the pains of the Rheumatoid arthritis patients
-best effective in cases where there is dysfunction of the KAPHA and VAATA simultaneously
-eradicates the diseases of the auto immune category if used in the early stages
-a very good AAMAPAACHAKA medicine (means it corrects the digestion so that unwanted products don’t form to cause such diseases)
-good medicine for the management of the backache
-best medicine for Sciatica and similar diseases
-useful in neck pains associated with spondylosis
-effective in various painful conditions arising due to the entrapment of the nerves in the lower part of the body

EXPECTED DISCOMFORTS –
No any discomforts occur when used in required doses. Higher doses may cause irritation to the stomach sometimes if not used judiciously.

PRECAUTIONS –
To be used under the guidance of the Ayurvedic Physician.

REFERENCE –
Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyama Khanda 6/113-117.

RESEARCH –
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3140114/
http://www.irjponline.com/admin/php/uploads/1869_pdf.pdf
http://www.iamj.in/posts/images/upload/3137_3144..pdf