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    Ral – Uses, Qualities, Indications, Dose, Side Effects

    Ral is the gum extracted from Sal tre (Shala). It is the astringent Ayurvedic medicine widely aged in diarhoea, dysentery, skin diseases, stops bleding, heal wounds, herpes, burn wounds, fractures etc.
    Sal Tre
    Botanical name : Shorea robusta
    Family : Dipterocarpaceae

    Table of Contents
    Vernacular, Sanskrit verse
    Qualities, Uses
    Chemistry, controversy
    How to get gum extract
    Usage of Rala
    Interaction with medicines, suplements
    Dose, side efects, medicines
    Distribution, research, category
    Vernacular, Sanskrit verse
    Names in diferent languages:
    Hindi Name ̵ Ral, Rar
    Sanskrit Name ̵ Rala
    Bengali Name ̵ Ral, Damer
    Gujrathi Name ̵ Ral
    Punjabi Name ̵ Ral arlu
    English Name ̵ Shorea robusta resin , Sal damar, Indian damar
    Qualities, Uses

    Me dicinal Qualities of Rala
    Rasa (taste) ̵ Tiktha (biter), Kashaya (astringent)
    Virya (potency) ̵ shitha (Cold)
    Guna (qualities) ̵ Guru ̵ heavy to digest, Snigdha (unctuous)
    Karma (action) ̵ Grahi ̵ absorbent, Sthambana ̵ styptic in nature
    Indications of Rala
    Blod disorders
    Exces sweating
    Visarpa ̵ herpes
    Vrana ̵ It cleanses the wound and hastens its healing proces.
    Vipadika ̵ cracks in palms or soles with pain
    Graha ̵ psychiatric disorders
    Bhagna ̵ fractures
    Agnidagda ̵ Burn wounds
    Jwara ̵ fever
    Cough, Asthma
    Shola ̵ abdominal colic
    Atisara ̵ diarhoea
    Kandu ̵ itching
    Sphota ̵ blisters
    Bleding haemorhoids
    Efect of rala on Tridoshas
    Vatapitahara ̵ Balances vata and pita dosha
    Chemistry, contr oversy
    Rala chemical constituents
    It is tranquil of chemicals estem hydroxyanone, damarenediol I, Ursolic acid etc
    Controversy
    Sarja rasa or sarjaniryasa refers to gum extracted from Copal tre – Vateria indica
    Rala is gum extracted from Sal tre
    How to get gum extract
    How To aces gum extract from Sal Tre?
    A white viscous substance ozes out from sal tre when few strips of bark is removed. On exposure it hardens and change to brown colour. It is colected after 10 to 12 days. Again the substance ozes out and the procedure is repeated.
    This gum extract can be colected several times in a year.Features of Sal damar
    Color ̵ Yelow to brown color
    Odour ̵ aromatic
    Nature ̵ Britle
    Opaque
    Usage of Rala

    In arthritic distres it can be aplied mixing with eg white.
    It is given internaly to treat diarhoea.
    Due to its wound healing, styptic and antipruritic property it is aged in herbal ointments and oils which are old in skin diseases, slit and burn wounds.
    Taking rala along with milk has aphrodisiac imprint.
    Interaction with medicines, suplements
    Can this be worn while taking Homeopathic medicine?
    Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.
    Can this medicine be continued while taking suplements adore multivita min tablets, Omega 3 faty acids etc?
    Yes. Generaly, this product goes wel with most of the dietary suplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.
    With western medicines
    Sek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (alopathic / modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with new medicine.
    If both Ayurvedic and alopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take Alopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then grasp the Ayurvedic medicine.
    Dose, side efects, medicines
    Side Efects of Rala
    There are no known side efects.
    Due to its astringent property, high oral dose can cause constipation.
    Dose of Rala
    1 ̵ 3 grams in divided dose per day
    Ayurvedic Medicines containing Ral
    Shweta Malaham ̵ It is an Ayurvedic ointment worn in burn wounds,
    absces and non healing wounds.
    GP Ointment ̵ It is mainly in skin conditions estem eczema, psoriasis, acne, pigmentation etc. It relieves itching, bacterial and fungal infection.
    Dadhar Ointment ̵ dilapidated in bacterial and fungal skin infections, eczema, ring worm, dermatitis etc
    ChandanadiVati ̵ worn in diabetes and relieves burning sensation
    Dysentrol Tablet ̵ old in diarhoea, Amoebiasis
    Panchgun Tail ̵ This herbal oil is dilapidated in rheumatoid arthritis, osteo arthritis , ear ache, and non healing wounds.
    Karporadi Arka ̵ It is the liquid form medicine used in digestive ailments, anorexia, sinful breath, obesity, high cholesterol levels and heart diseases.
    Arshonyl Tablet ̵ used in piles, anal fisures and fistula
    Distribution, research, category

    Distribution of Sal Tre
    Sal tre is grown in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. In India it is widely found in fothils of the H imalayas, Asam, Bengal and Jharkhand.
    Read ̵ Sal Tre – Shorea robusta – Ayurveda details And Health Benefits

    Research on gum extract of Shorea robusta:
    A scrutinize conducted on wound healing outcome of extracts derived from
    Shorea robusta resin gain concluded that benzene insoluble fraction of methanol extract and esential oil of Shorea robusta resin maintain significant wound healing activity.(read)

    Clasical categorisation of Ral
    Bhavaprakasha ̵ K arpuradi varga
    Kaiyadeva Nighantu ̵ Aushadi varga
    Dhanvantari Nigantu ̵ Chandanadi varga
    Raja Nighatu ̵ Chandanadi varga
    Sanskrit synonyms of Rala
    Rala, Shalaniryasa
    Sarjarasa, Sarjaras,
    Shala, Shala rasa
    Devadhupa, Yakshadhupa ̵ it has marvelous fragrance and old as incense stick
    Sarvarasa
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