In Ayurveda term Parpati (means brittle) implies to a specific method of preparing medicinal formulations which disintegrates and gets absorbed in small intestine region and not in stomach. These medicines are used to treat grahni related problems and low appetite. Panchamrut Parpati is such medicine containing Parad and Gandhak mixture (mostly Kajjali or the black sulphide of mercury) along with Lauh, abhrak and Tamra Bhasma.
Ingredients of Panchamrit Parpati
Benefits of Panchamrit Parpati
It is used in the treatment of Malabsorption syndrome, Haemorrhoids, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Fever, Anorexia, Pthisis, weakness, muscle wasting, emaciation, Bleeding disorders such as menorrhagia, nasal bleeding, dyspepsia, eye disorders, senility and oligospermia.
Dosage of Panchamrit Parpati
125 mg &ndash 250 mg once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is traditionally administered along with honey, ghee, fried cumin seed powder,  warm water.