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Agnitundi Vati

Agnitundi Vati plays a crucial role in traditional Ayurvedic practices for addressing digestive issues. This compound boasts a wealth of aromatic and carminative herbs that effectively alleviate gaseousness, alleviate colic pain, and rectify constipation. Its unique blend aims to restore optimal digestion by stimulating the release of digestive juices from the liver, pancreas, and small intestine.

This herbal remedy actively works to overcome the ill state of digestive functions. Its potent combination of ingredients actively targets and reduces gaseousness, providing relief from discomfort caused by colic pain. Additionally, it acts to correct constipation, promoting regular and healthy bowel movements. Agnitundi Vati’s efficacy lies in its ability to stimulate the secretion of digestive juices, ensuring a harmonious functioning of the liver, pancreas, and small intestine.

Reference of Agnitundi Vati

शुद्धसूतं विषं गन्धमजमोदां फलत्रयम्।
स्वर्जिक्षारं यवक्षारं वन्हिसैन्धवजीरकम्।
सौवर्चलं विड्गानि सामुद्रं टङ्कण समम्।
विषमुष्टिं सर्वतुल्यं जम्बीराम्लेन मर्दयेत्।
मरिचाभां वटीं खादेदग्निमाद्यप्रशान्तये।

(भैषज्य रत्नावली – ९/१७५-१७८)


1. Suta – Purified and Processed Mercury
2. Visha – Aconitum ferox
3. Gandhaka -Purified and processed Sulphur
4. Ajamoda – (fruit) – Trachyspermumroxburghianum
5. Haritaki – (fruit rind) – Terminalia chebula
6. Vibhitaki – (fruit rind) – Terminalia bellirica
7. Amalaki – (fruit) – EmblicaofficinalisGaertn.
8. Svarji kshara
9. Yava Kshara – Kshara of Barley
10. Vahni – (root) – Plumbagozeylanica
11. Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt
12. Jeeraka – Cumin – Cuminumcyminum
13. Sauvarchala Lavana – Sochal salt
14. Vidanga – False black pepper
15. Samudra Lavana – Common salt
16. Tankana Bhasma – Borax
17. Vishamushti – Purified Strychnos nux vomica
18. Jambiraswarasa – Lemon juice

Agnitundi Vati

Fine powder of the herbs is triturated with lemon juice and pills of 125 mg are prepared. This formulation contains Nux-vomica seeds, which is known as Vishtinduka. Nux vomica is a very powerful poison when consumed in large doses as it can lead to tetanic convulsions and ultimately death. In Ayurveda, detoxification of Nux vomica is done before we use these in Agni-tundi vati. After detoxification, it is used in many Ayurvedic medicines which are helpful in treating various disorders of musculoskeletal system viz. Arthritis, Muscle pain, Gout, Nerve pain, etc. if given in adequate quantity. Agnitundi works well as an anticolic, appetite stimulant and digestive, with great benefit.

The herb Vatsanabha possesses hot(ushna), dry(ruksha) and sharp(ugra) attributes which diminishes the peristalsis. Vidanga, Jiraka and Ajmoda alleviate kapha dosha and decimate the heaviness and stagnation in digestive tract. That’s why used in ayurvedic treatment of appendicitis. Kajjali works as a rejuvenative, antimicrobial and yogavahi and helps augmenting the potency of the formulation. This is the choicest drug for kaphaja digestive disorders.

• Should not be taken by children and during pregnancy.
• It should not be used continuously. Use seven day then stop for 5-7 days.
• Do not use it even in high blood pressure due to contain kuchila.

½ to 1 ratti with warm water lemon water.

Agnitundi vati is mainly deepan in nature and thus it acts in multiple ways, as follow –

In Digestive System

  • It increases digestive power. Used in Ayurvedic digestive tonic practice in treating fever associated with indigestion.
  • Agnitundi Vati, when used with lemon juice, assists in treating Agnimandya, which refers to digestion impairment, loss of appetite, or low digestive power. It is best digestive tonic when taken with lemon water.
  • In conditions like Aadhmana (gastric trouble and bloating)
  • It restores normal digestion by stimulating the release of juices that helps digestion through liver, pancreas, and small intestine.
  • It improves appetite, digestion, and taste.
  • It is useful in treating Diarrhoea & Dysentery of varied etiology.
  • Also, it is an effective remedy for the treatment of intestinal colic, abdominal colic and renal colic.
  • It reduces kapha and Vata. It gives strength to the heart. It shows the beneficial effect on Vata-Kapha dominant liver diseases.
  • Liver Enlargement
  • In jaundice, where edema on the face is there, this remedy works like wonders. Liver enlargement, gaseous distension, stomach pain, diarrhea, low appetite in all these physical conditions, Agnitundi Vati is given with warm water & aarogyavardhani vati . It can be given along with kumariasav
    Large Intestine obstruction Undigested food particles lying in the large intestine undergoes fermentation which causes a lot of acidities. Due to this one gets the feeling of fullness, pain in abdomen will start. Stress, gaseous distension in the stomach & vomiting sensation is also there. At this moment Agnitundi Vati is given with ajwain decoction or cold infusion. This remedy clears up all the obstructed food material and helps in pacifying Vata. This is why Agnitundi vati is used as a key medicine in Ayurvedic treatment for Appendicitis.

Intestinal Worms

  • It is helpful in eradicating Udara krimi (intestinal worm infestation)
  • Agnitundi Vati taken with Vidangasava is a very effective remedy for Kaphaj Krimi (worm infestation).


  • Also helpful in treating fever, Ama Jwara (Fever due to indigestion of food) so it acts like digestive tonic and aids in digestion.
  • It helps to digest Ama (toxin made due to undigested food) and slowly fever subsides. Mahasudarshana Vati may be additionally taken along with it.

Musculoskeletal Issues

  • It is helpful in the treatment of Ama Vata (Rheumatoid Arthritis).
  • Agnitundi Vati along with Amavatadi Ras and Punarnavadi guggul in rheumatoid arthritis.

Agnitundi Vati detoxifies the body It is an excellent ama pachak medicine i.e. it digests ‘ama’ the toxic metabolite of indigested food and thus helps in detoxification of the body. This property of Agnitundi Vati makes it an effective remedy for Arthritis.

  • Kill Abdominal worms
  • Body Weakness
  • Fighting with Erectile dysfunction
  • Night Fall Problem
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