Baidyanath Shothari Lauh is an ayurvedic and herbal medicine. It is available in the form of a tablet and to be taken orally. Shothari Lauh is manufactured by the Baidyanath.
Baidyanath Shothari Lauh is generally used for the treatment of anemia (deficiency of iron). Due to the presence of hematogenic (agents helps in the formation of red blood cells) action, it is used in the treatment of anemia. This medicine is also helpful in improving digestion.
The major key ingredients present in Baidyanath Shothari Lauh are lauh bhasma, trikatu, and yavakshar. Here are the health benefits of each of these:
- Lauh Bhasma is prepared by heating iron at high temperature to form a calx (bhasma). It has the ability to increase the formation of red blood cells which is helpful in the treatment of anemia. It also helps in stimulating the digestive system thus it is beneficial in curing indigestion.
- Trikatu is the combination of three herbs namely marich, sunthi, and pippali. It has carminative (agents expels out gas from the stomach) action that is helpful in improving appetite and digestive system thus it helps in treating indigestion and loss of appetite.
- Yavakshar is rich in iron and phosphorus, therefore, it is beneficial for the patients suffering from anemia.
Dosage should be taken as 1-2 tablets twice a day orally with honey or water, or as directed by the physician.
However, no side effects of Baidyanath Shothari Lauh have been reported by patients till now, while taking this medicine. You are recommended not to exceed prescribed dosage and keep your physician informed while using this ayurvedic medicine.