This is excellent Ayurvedic medicine made from natural ingredients. It is a medicated oil used for topical applications on Psoriasis and other skin diseases. It has antiseptic and antifungal properties. It is used in the treatment of a variety of the skin diseases like wounds, cut, burn injury, eczema, itching, ringworms, etc. This oil is for external application only. It has antifungal property. It has antiseptic property. It has anti-inflammatory property. It gives relief in skin diseases. It is a mixture of Katu taila, Gomutra, Kalka Dravya, Jatamansi, Trivrit, Kushtha, Haridra and many other powerful herbs.
Gandhak Rasayan (also spelled as Gandhaka Rasayana) is an ayurvedic mineral-based medicine, which contains detoxified Sulfur processed with herbal juice as a main ingredient.
Gandhak Rasayan is a great antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial ayurvedic medicine. It is beneficial in almost all types of infections due to its broad-spectrum antibiotic activity.
Shuddha Gandhak or purified/detoxified Sulfur is a main ingredient used in preparation of Gandhak Rasayan. Gandhak is detoxified using clarified butter (Ghee) before using it in preparation of Gandhak Rasayan. Then it is processed with Cow’s Milk. After that, it is again processed with following herbal decoctions and juices separately.
It has Therapeutic Benefits in :
- Itching and burning sensation (due to any underlying pathology)
- Urticaria or hives and angioederma
- Psoriasis (as a supportive therapy and cannot work alone)
- Leprosy (as a supportive therapy and cannot work alone)
Gandhak Rasayan works well in all health conditions with a common symptom of burning sensation. It is beneficial in diseases such as urinary tract infections, burning sensation in hands and feet, burning sensation in skin, itching, burning sensation of tongue etc. The main medicinal uses and benefits of Gandhak Rasayan are discussed as follows.
Psoriasis Urticaria or Eczema
Small red spot occurs on the skin due to allergic reaction to allergens. It causes itching and sometimes burning sensation on the skin. Gandhak Rasayan is a drug of choice in ayurveda for this condition. However, sometimes, it may not work alone, so your doctor may also suggest other remedies including Jasad bhasma and Haridra Khand. If burning becomes worse, then Giloy Satva, Praval Pishti, Moti Pishti and Mukta Sukti Pishi Should be added.
Internally, Gandhak Rasayan helps eliminating itching and scabies rashes. However, you also require local application of neem oil or neem leaves and turmeric (Curcuma Longa) paste to get rid of this infection.
Acne and pimples
Gandhak Rasayan reduces acne and pimples. It helps by purifying blood, eliminating blockage, stopping secondary infections. Generally, it is used along with Shankh bhasma and Mukta Sukti Bhasma or Pishti.
Bavchi also known as Psoralea corylifolia belongs to the family Fabaceae. It is also called Bakuchi in Sanskrit. The seeds of Bavchi are used as a vasodilator, pigmentor and cardiac tonic in Ayurveda for above 4000 years.
Bavchi has the major chemical constituents such as bakuchiol, psoralen, linalool, limonene, α-elemene, angelicin, bavachalcone, isopsoralen, corylifol, 6-prenylnaringenin, corylin, isobavachalcone, corylifolin, psoralidin, bavachromanol, methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and neobavaisoflavone. This herb possesses various healing properties such as antibacterial, antioxidant, antifungal, anti-tumor, antidepressant, stimulant, aphrodisiac, diaphoretic, antiviral, stomachic, astringent, anti-hyperglycemic, cytotoxic, cardiac, diuretic, tonic, deobstruent, anthelmintic and laxative.
Health Benefits of Bavchi oil
The oils extracted from Bavchi seeds helps to treat skin problems such as psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, boils, skin eruptions, scabies, leucoderma, ringworm and vitiligo. The research shows that Bavchi oil has psoralens that stimulates melanin pigments of skin structure and promote pigmentation. It enhance skin health and shores up residual pigmentation.
It promotes circulation of blood; production of melanin pigments ad purifies blood. It also improves the color of skin, hair and nails.