Shwet is known as white and this medicine has been named so because it has all the ingredients which are white in color. It is a classical ayurvedic medicine which is in powder form in the end. It is known as parpati due to the making of flakes while making this formulation. It is mainly used in dysuria i.e difficulty in urination which can be due to any reason and also diseases related to the urinary tract disorders.
Ingredients used in Shweta Parpati
It has the following ingredients which are mentioned below:
- Kalmi shora (Purified potassium nitrate)
- Sphatika (Purified potash alum)
- Navasadar (Purified ammonium chloride)
Ref. Ayurvedic Text – [ siddha yoga sangraha ]
Description Of The Ingredients
All the ingredients have specific medicinal properties which are mentioned below:
1. Kalami sora
It is also known as surya kshara which is made from the purified potassium nitrate, kshara in ayurveda refers to anything which is alkaline in nature. It has properties such as it helps in pacifying all the three doshas from the body, helps in daran (Bursts or breaks up open wounds), has a theekshana (Intense) property. Hot in potency, has a cleansing, scrapping activity on the body.
Purified and processed alum is used in this formulation, it has an astringent, sweet and sour taste. Has medicinal properties such as it checks bleeding, destroys parasites of the intestines so also known as anthelmintic, treats bacterial infections, helps in treating pus discharge from the body. It can be used for many respiratory tract disorders.
It is sour, salty and alkaline in taste. Unctuous and cold in nature. Helps in igniting the digestive fire, flowy, helps in the digestion of meat. Pacifying all the three doshas of the body treats conditions such as gulma (Abdominal tumor), adhyaman (Heaviness in abdomen), pleeha (Splenomegaly) and dryness of mouth. It is best to eliminate the kapha dosha from the body.
Method Of Preparation
This formulation is made by using the following method of preparation:-
- All the ingredients are mixed, put in a pan and heated up.
- When it is melted then poured on an even surface and pressed so that it forms a thin white layer which is known as parpati.
It has the following medicinal properties:
- It acts as a diuretic
- It acts as an antacid
- It acts as a lithotriptic agent
- Flushes out toxins from the body
- Antihypertensive so maintains bp
- Causes menstruation
It helps in balancing the vata and pitta dosha from the body.
It can be taken in the dose of 125mg – 250 mg per day.
Classically it has been indicated in conditions such as:
- Mutrakricha (Dysuria)
- Mutraghata (Absence of urine)
- Ashmari (Renal stones)
It can be indicated in conditions such as dysuria, burning sensation of the urine, renal stones, dyspepsia, difficulty in urination, absence of urination, indigestion, diabetes, reduces the urine ketones and urine glucose levels in diabetic conditions. Decreases abdominal bloating or gas, it also helps in treating the wounds etc. it can also be used in scanty menses or absence of menstruation.
- It does not have any known side effects.
- It should only be taken after the prescription of an expert ayurvedic doctor.
Shwet parpati is a very simple formulation yet very effective for kidney disorders. It is easily available from the planet ayurveda, all the medicines from planet ayurveda are pure and authentic. Also all the medicines are made under the guidance of expert ayurvedic doctors. These medicines have been passed through a quality check.
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