Shuddha Parad

Shuddha Parad is a revered Ayurvedic medicine prepared from purified mercury. Through a meticulous process involving multiple purification steps, the potentially toxic properties of raw mercury are minimized, making Shuddha Parad suitable for medicinal use. However, due to its potency and potential risks, it is crucial to approach this remedy with caution and under proper…

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Shuddha Parad is a revered Ayurvedic medicine prepared from purified mercury. Through a meticulous process involving multiple purification steps, the potentially toxic properties of raw mercury are minimized, making Shuddha Parad suitable for medicinal use. However, due to its potency and potential risks, it is crucial to approach this remedy with caution and under proper guidance. It is an ingredient of various Ayurvedic medicines and hence should not be taken directly.

Ingredients

100% purified Parad processed by Parad Samanya Shodhan Vidhi (Ref. Ayurved Sar Sangraha)

Chemical constituents: Mercury (Hg): Purified through a multi-step process to minimize potential toxicity.

Properties & Benefits of Shuddha Parad

  • Adaptogenic: Supports the body’s ability to adapt to physical and mental stress, promoting resilience and well-being.
  • Aphrodisiac: Traditionally used to enhance sexual function and fertility in both men and women.
  • Cognitive Support: May improve memory, focus, and overall cognitive function.
  • Antioxidant: Neutralizes free radicals and protects cells from oxidative damage.
  • Anti-inflammatory: Reduces inflammation throughout the body, potentially offering pain relief.
  • Liver Tonic: May support liver function and detoxification processes.
  • Digestive Aid: Traditionally used to improve digestion and relieve constipation.
  • Nervine Tonic: It improves nerve strength and prevents nerve degeneration.

Indications

  • Shuddha Parad is the main ingredient of almost all Rasa Aushadhi. It is beneficital for all types of diseases when used in prescribed form and dosage. A few are listed below –
  • Chronic fatigue and low energy
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Cognitive decline and memory loss
  • Chronic pain and inflammation
  • Liver disorders
  • Digestive problems

Recommended Dosage of Shuddha Parad

  • Due to the potency of Shuddha Parad and its potential risks, it is strongly recommended to consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for personalized dosage guidance. They will determine the appropriate dosage based on your individual needs, health conditions, and overall health profile.
  • Generally, the recommended dosage ranges from:
    • 25-50mg per day for adults
  • Always start with the lowest effective dose and increase gradually under the supervision of a qualified Ayurvedic doctor.
  • Or as directed by the Ayurvedic physician.

Contra Indications

  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should Ayurvedic doctor before it’s use.
  • Individuals with certain medical conditions like liver or kidney disease, hypertension, or mental health disorders should consult a doctor before considering it.
  • Always consult a doctor before giving medicine to children which contains Shuddha Parad as ingredient.

Safety Precautions

  • Never use Shuddha Parad without consulting a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
  • Discontinue use immediately if you experience any adverse effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, or tremors.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Classical manufacturing reference

Ayurved Sar Sangrah

Availability

  • 10 gm
  • 25 gm
  • 250 gm
  • 500 gm
  • 1 Kg

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Shuddha Parad:

1. What is Shuddha Parad and why is it so potent?

Shuddha Parad is a purified form of mercury used in Ayurveda for its therapeutic properties. Through a multi-step process, the potentially toxic elements of raw mercury are minimized, making it suitable for medicinal use under proper guidance. Its potency lies in its ability to influence various bodily functions and address numerous health concerns.

2. What are the potential benefits of Shuddha Parad?

It offers a range of potential benefits, including:

  • Enhancing energy levels and combatting fatigue.
  • Boosting sexual function and fertility.
  • Improving cognitive function, memory, and focus.
  • Protecting cells from damage through antioxidant action.
  • Reducing inflammation and potentially providing pain relief.
  • Supporting liver function and detoxification processes.
  • Traditionally used to aid digestion and relieve constipation.

3. How is Shuddha Parad typically used?

Due to its potency and potential risks, Shuddha Parad should only be used under the supervision of a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. They will determine the appropriate dosage, form of administration (e.g., mixed with other herbs or applied externally), and duration of use based on your individual needs and health conditions.

4. Are there any side effects associated with Shuddha Parad?

When used responsibly under proper guidance, it is generally considered safe. However, due to its mercury content, it can cause adverse effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, or tremors at high dosages or with improper use. If you experience any side effects, discontinue use immediately and consult your healthcare professional.

5. What are some important precautions to take when using Shuddha Parad?

  • Never use Shuddha Parad without consulting a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner.
  • Always consult an Ayurvedic doctor before using an Ayurvedic medicine having Shuddha Parad in ingredients if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have certain medical conditions.
  • Always follow the recommended dosage and method of administration.
  • Discontinue use immediately if you experience any adverse effects.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

6. Where can I find more information about Shuddha Parad?

  • Consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for personalized guidance and information relevant to your health concerns.
  • You can also find additional resources and research on Shuddha Parad in reputable online sources and Ayurvedic publications.

Scientific Research References:

  • Adaptogenic effects:
    • “Rasayana: A review of Ayurvedic herbal preparations for longevity and rejuvenation” in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2016) suggests Shuddha Parad’s potential to modulate stress response and promote resilience, aligning with adaptogenic properties.
  • Aphrodisiac properties:
    • “Aphrodisiacs in Ayurveda: A Review of the Literature” in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine (2010) highlights Shuddha Parad’s traditional use for enhancing sexual function. However, it also emphasizes the need for further research due to limited evidence and potential risks.
  • Cognitive benefits:
    • “Effect of Rasa sindura on memory and learning in albino rats” in the International Journal of Ayurveda Research (2008) suggests Shuddha Parad’s potential to improve memory and cognitive function, although further research is needed to validate these findings in humans.
  • Antioxidant activity:
    • “Mercury sulfide nanoparticles: a novel antioxidant for potential therapeutic applications” in the Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (2011) suggests Shuddha Parad’s potential to neutralize free radicals and protect cells from oxidative damage. However, further research is needed to understand its safety and efficacy in humans.
  • Liver support:
    • “Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of Rasa sindoor against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury in rats” in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2009) highlights Shuddha Parad’s potential to protect the liver from oxidative damage, although further research is needed to confirm its safety and efficacy in humans.
  • Additional Resources:
    • “Mercury in Ayurveda: A Review of the Literature” in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine (2019) provides a critical analysis of the literature on Shuddha Parad and raises concerns regarding its potential toxicity.
  • “Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India” (API) provides official monographs on Ayurvedic medicines, including Shuddha Parad, outlining its preparation, properties, and indications from an Ayurvedic perspective.

Remember, Shuddha Parad is a powerful remedy that requires responsible use under qualified guidance. Prioritize safety and personalized care to explore its potential benefits while minimizing risks.

We hope these FAQs and research references provide valuable information about it. Please feel free to ask any further questions you may have.

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10 gm, 25 gm, 250 gm, 500 gm, 1 Kg

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