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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Garbha Chintamani Ras- Introduction, Ingredients, Preparation, Indications & Dosage

Reference - Bhaishajya-Ratnavali Garbhinirogadhikar 1059/78-80


Garbha Chintamani ras is a potent Ayurvedic remedy. This formulation is used in the treatment of obstetric (During pregnancy) problems.


  1. Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans)
  2. Shuddha Tankan (Purified Citrus tankan)
  3. Shunthi Churna (Zingiber officinale)
  4. Pippali Churna (Piper longum)
  5. Maricha Churna (Piper nigrum)
  6. Shuddha Hingula (Red sulphide of Mercury)


  1. Jaiphal - This is a potent herb for digestive problems. It is used during pregnancy as it calms the entire system of the body and also aids your sleep which is very important during pregnancy.
  2. Shuddha Tankan - It is an Ayurvedic calcined formulation prepared from borax powder. This is best in the treatment of productive cough, breathing problems, abdominal pain etc. It is also used during pregnancy as it is good for the uterus.
  3. Shunthi Churna - This powder is effective in stomach and throat ailments. It acts as a good appetizer. It is best during pregnancy.
  4. Pippali Churna - This is used in various Ailments. It is used in traditional medicine to overcome the variety of ailments. In pregnant women, it helps to stimulate the uterine contractions.
  5. Maricha Churna - This powder is good in every aspect. It removes toxins from the body and stimulates organs. It pacifies Vata dosha. It prevents postpartum infections.
  6. Shuddha Hingula - It is a purified form of Mercury. It is basically a red sulphide of mercury. It acts as a good appetizer and improves digestion.


  • Give proper frolement to all the ingredients.
  • Then properly mixes this formulation with Jambir swaras (Extract of Uncaria gambir) for 6 hours.
  • Make 250 mg tablets and let them dry under the shadow.
  • Keep this formulation in a glass container.


Garbha Chintamani ras is a classical Ayurvedic formulation. This Ayurvedic formulation is used in the treatment of various obstetric problems. The ingredients in this formulation help in stimulating uterine contractions and induce safe child birth. This is also beneficial in digestive problems.


  • Indicated in pregnancy


1 tablet twice a day with Adraka swaras (Extract of Zingiber officinale) or honey or lukewarm water.


It should be taken under medical supervision.

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