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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Bolbaddha Ras - Ingredients, Method Of Preparation & Its Uses


A healthy female helps to lay the foundation of a healthy family and society. In the present era with the constant change in the role of women in society, in occupations, all result in various gynaecological diseases. This means there are a lot of menstrual disorders which affect the female's physical or mental health. Bolbaddha rasa is a classical herbo-mineral product prepared by Planet Ayurveda that is a herbal manufacturing company that provides natural products to the needful population. Bolbaddha ras has been mentioned in classical texts by various Acharyas. This includes various ingredients which all are very helpful in alleviating bleeding disorders such as bleeding haemorrhoids, menorrhagia, and other bleeding disorders. This formulation is mostly used in North Indian ayurvedic treatment methods, for those who have the diseases mentioned above or pitta predominance conditions. Bolbaddha rasa is prepared by rasa preparation method including shuddha parad, gandhak or kajjali. These are very effective in various disorders. There are some experts who say those diseases who are not getting cured by the help of herbal medicines, can be eradicated by rasa aushadhis. In this article, we will discuss Bolbaddha ras benefits and its various properties.


In the present era , we all know blood related disorders are very common, and disturbs our daily life. Asrigdara is one of them, which is positive in a greater range of population. Asrigdara includes all types of irregular abnormal uterine bleeding. This disease can be correlated in modern times with menorrhagia and metrorrhagia. Menorrhagia is excessive bleeding and metrorrhagia is bleeding between two menstrual cycles. This anomaly can affect the physical as well as the psychological health of a woman and is very difficult to handle by a working woman. This condition commonly causes anaemia or general weakness. According to Ayurveda, this Asrigdhara is basically resulted due to the vitiation or aggravation of pitta dosha along with vaigunyata of Apana Vayu. This is very effective with anupana of honey. Bolbaddha ras is a formulation which is very effective in pitta shamak, rakta sthapaka, vata anulomana in nature, or also be given for appetising and digestion processes. It will help in the intensity, duration, or amount of bleeding and there are no side-effects seen due to this medicine.

Normal length of Ritu Chakra is 28-32 days and any type of disturbance in this duration is said to be Asrigdara. All types of irregular excessive bleeding in amount or duration leads to metrorrhagia or menorrhagia. In Ayurveda texts there are various types of medicines which help in management of menstrual disturbances. And the Bolbaddha rasa is one of them which gives wonderful results in abnormal bleeding. This gives wonderful results when taken with honey.

Shuddha artava is a very important factor for healthy conceiving. Raja is said to be the upadhatu of rasa dhatu. It is agneya in nature. This is effectively prepared from the rasa dhatu or from ahara rasa, other reproductive hormones are prepared from the proteins like luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone. Oestrogen and progesterone are prepared by cholesterol, these are steroidal hormones, menstrual bleeding possessed by ovarian hormones whether the blood shed from the uterus. When we take our proper diet our body fulfils our basic needs and properly nourishes our dhatus. As a result the normal hormonal level will be maintained, which is very important for the normal functioning of hormones and regular bleeding. The main role of Ahara rasa is governed by rasa dhatu so should be healthy if it is deteriorated then its direct influence will be seen on the artava dhatu.

It can also be disturbed by environmental factors, any type of stress, nervus tensions, disturbance in marital relations or with any sexual disturbances. When stress disturbs the menstrual cycle, then its reason is higher cortical effects on the hypothalamus that leads to disturbance in the uterine vasculature. This condition commonly results in menorrhagia. In our ancient literature, our Acharyas have told us that this condition is a result of disturbance in three doshas. Alterance in amount, intensity, all are due to the imbalance pitta or rakta dosha.


Following are the Ingredients in Bolbaddha Ras

  1. Guduchi Satva – Tinospora cordifolia water extract
  2. Decoction of juice extract of Shalmali – Salmalia malabarica
  3. Bola – Commiphora myrrha
  4. Shuddha Rasendra – Purified and processed Mercury
  5. Shuddha Gandhaka – Purified and processed Sulphur

Due to the kajjali this formulation helps as rasayana, and also acts as yogavahi, shalmali kwath or its pushpa swaras increase the potency of formulation. When this preparation is administered with honey which leads to fast actions of medicine and fastens the bioavailability of preparation.


This is described by various Acharyas in their respective samhitas and textbooks -

  1. Vrihat yoga tarangini
  2. Bharat bhaishajya ratnakar
  3. Rasa chandamshu
  4. Brihat nighantu ratnakar


The extract of Guduchi, purified Parada, and Purified Gandhaka should be taken equally in the quantity and make a kajjali of all of them and Bola should also be added in the equal quantity of all the three. All of these three should be triturated (bhavita) with the shalmali kashaya or Shalamali pushpa swaras then make vati of equal quantities and keep it dry in airtight container then use accordingly.


  1. Rasa - Madhur (sweet), tikta (bitter), kashaya (astringent)
  2. Guna - laghu (light), snigadh (moist)
  3. Veerya - sheeta (cold)
  4. Properties - Tridosha shamak


  • Menorrhagic bleeding
  • Metrorrhagia bleeding
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • It is helpful in severe anaemic patients
  • Bleeding from polyps, big fibroids, erosions, or cancer
  • After Menopause, bleeding occurs
  • Abortion leads to bleeding
  • It can also help in other types of bleeding rather than in the uterus
  • In Coagulation disorders
  • In Severe hypertension
  • In Liver dysfunction
  • In Congestive heart failure
  • In Bulky uterus
  • In Thyroid disorders
  • In bleeding haemorrhoids
  • Hematuria
  • Vatarakta
  • Gout
  • Vascular disorders with bleeding and pain
  • Can be given in fistula-in-ano
Bolbaddha Ras


1 tablet twice daily with plain water after meals.


BolBaddha rasa is a very effective herbo-mineral compound giving various types of benefits without any side-effects and done great management on hormonal level. It also helps in reducing the case of hysterectomies. This helps the patient by effectively working with dysfunctional uterine bleeding and their symptoms. Planet Ayurveda prepared it with a classical method of preparation with natural products that are not filled with any type of harmful constituents, colours, dyes or preservatives etc.

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