The important ingredients to be noted in this product are navasara sudhi, kanjiram, aswagandha, karkata sringi ,kadaladi etc..
This medicine contains active principles like brucine, strychnine which helps in healing the ulcers and destroying the bacteria involved in the formation of these ulcers (like hpylori) . Navasaara is an excellent antacid available naturally, which helps to cure the symptoms due to acidity like chest burn, sour eructation, belching etc. An alkaloid called somniferon found in ashwagandha along with other medicines like karkatasringi decreases the irritability of the nerves and prevent over secretion of the glands. Drugs like pippali ,sunthi(chukku),ela etc are well known carminatives. This medicine also has some antiseptic action due to the presence of drugs like kadaladi .
All these together along with the other drugs give an excellent result when given in patients suffering from all kinds of ulcers (gastric, duodenal etc), acid peptic diseases (APD), and the symptoms associated with it. Result has been found even in patients suffering from amoebiasis and ulcerative colitis.
Clinical trials: Shankar pharmacy has done extensive studies before this product was brought out for marketing. Almost 85% of the patients responded positively when administered with amrita bindu, showing some kind of improvement in their symptoms related to stomach. (Among this about 20% of the patients had an initial increase in the symptoms which subsided after one week of medication) However about 10% of the patients were neutral showing no increase or decrease in symptoms. 3% discontinued the treatment due to some reasons unknown. 2% of the patients showed intolerance to the medicine and complained of increase in their symptoms.
Safety: The last decade has been a boom for the ayurvedic industry taking it to international level and safety is now a major concern. Amrita Bindu is a purely ayurvedic medicine which has no side effects and can be taken for prolonged periods. However in some cases there is a little weight loss when taken for months together. Pregnant women and lactating women can use this safely provided they use it as per the directions given.
Over dosage: Since it contains drugs like kanjiram , navasaram it is not advisable to consume the product more than the allowed dosage. It may lead to giddiness, fainting,
And head ache
Conclusion: A safe ayurvedic medicine for ulcer (gastric and duodenal), acidity, gastritis,Other APD’s, ulcerative colitis and amoebiasis . We have many cured cases of ulcerative colitis and amoebiasis. They were treated with supportive medicines along with this.