Rasna Ghanavati

155 for 45 T
रास्नामपाचिनी तिक्ता गुरूष्णा कफवातजित् 
Reference: Bhavaprakasha Nighantu, Haritakyadi Varga, 163-164.
Each tablet contains aqueous extract derived from 2.5 g of Rasna (Alpinia galanga).
Shotha, Shwasa, Kasa, Amavata, Prameha, Adhmana and Atisara.
1-2 tablets, 2-3 times a day, one hour before food or as directed by the physician.


Rasna inhibits the release of beta- hexominidase and also play a role in RBLI2H3 cells, which acts as marker for degranulation by antigen mediation. The chavinol analogues are potent anti-oxidant, increases cell apoptosis and decreases cytokine production. The aqueous extract of well matured rhizome is useful in the management of inflammation.


It inhibits the growth of E coli, SA, S pyogenes, P aeruginosa & K pneumonia. High phenolic & flavonoid contents and potent free radical scavenging activity make Rasna a vital anti-microbial drug.


Rasna has anti-allergic properties and useful in treatment of allergy. It inhibits the release of antigen IgE mediated allergic reactions. It is an important supportive drug in the management of allergic. disorders, especially of the respiratory origin.


Rasna inhibits the activities of alpha-amylase and alpha-glucosidase. Its active phytoconstituents reduces the glycosylation of haemoglobin.