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Bilwadi Gutika

Bilwadi Gutika is an ayurvedic medicine used for the treatment of snake bite, scorpion sting, spider bite, rodent bite, gastroenteritis, cholera, indigestion, and fever. Generally, it is a drug of choice for toxic effects developed in human body due to any underlying cause or toxic substance of animal origin.

The Reference Shloka —

बिल्वस्यमूलं सुरस्यपुष्पंफलं करंजस्य नतं सुराह्व |
फलत्रयं व्योषनिशाद्वयं च बस्तस्य मूत्रेण सुसूक्ष्मपिष्टं  ||
भुजंगलूतोंदुरुवृश्चिंकाध्यैः विषुचिकाजीर्णगरज्वरैश्च  |
आर्तान्नरान् भूतविमर्दिताथ स्वस्थीकरोत्यंजनपाननस्यैः  ||

bilvasyamūlaṁ surasyapuṣpaṁphalaṁ karaṁjasya nataṁ surāhva |
phalatrayaṁ vyoṣaniśādvayaṁ ca bastasya mūtreṇa susūkṣmapiṣṭaṁ ||
bhujaṁgalūtoṁduruvr̥ściṁkādhyaiḥ viṣucikājīrṇagarajvaraiśca |
ārtānnarān bhūtavimarditātha svasthīkarotyaṁjanapānanasyaiḥ

The Ingredients —

  • Bilwa moola — Aegle marmelos
  • Surasa (Tulasi) Pushpa — Ocimum sanctum
  • Karanja Bija — Pongamia pinnata
  • Phalatraya — Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) + Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) + Bhibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica)
  • Vyosha (Trikatu) — Sunthi (Zingiber officinale) + Maricha (Piper nigrum) + Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Haridra Dwaya — Haridra (Curcuma longa) + Daru haridra (Berberis aristata)
  • Basta Mutra — Aja (Goat Urine)

The Indications —

  • Sarpa Visha — Snake bite
  • Luta,  Gara visha
  • Vrischika Visha — Scorpion Bite  
  • Mushika Visha — Rodent bite
  • Visuchika — Gastroenteritis
  • Ajirna — Indigestion
  • Jwara — Fever
  • Bhuta Badha Nashaka

Dosage and Administration —

  • Children — 250 to 500 mg or 1/2 to 1 tablet
  • Adults  — 1 to 2 tablets

Doses —

Not applicable; In case of envenomation, dosage can be repeated until the patient becomes stable or gets relief from major symptoms. In other cases, dosage can be 2 to 3 times a day.

Right Time to take the medicine —  Whenever required in case of envenomation; otherwise, after meal
Adjuvant — Honey, warm water

Side Effects of Vilwadi Gulika

Generally, there are no side effects when Vilwadi Gutika is used wisely. If the patient has Pitta Prakriti or any condition related to the increase of the Pitta Dosha, then it can cause following side effects when used in the high dosage or repeated several times unwisely:

  • Heartburn
  • Acid reflux
  • Burning sensation in abdomen

Medical Disclaimer. The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment

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