Akeeka (Agate): Types, Qualities, Shodhna, Marana, Dose

Akeeka is a colourful stone. Red coloured akeeka is considered the best. It has Aluminium, Iron oxide & manganese oxide. Relative density – 2.6 and Hardness – 7.

Availability of Akeek

Surat, Raajpeepla, MP, Sysli.

Types of Akika

  1. Akeeka – red coloured.
  2. Jaalayukta Akeeka – having streaks.
  3. Shaivala Akeeka – greenish
  4. Sadharana Akeeka – red coloured. 

Qualities of Akik

Sheeta veerya, Rooksha, Raktastambhana, strengthens teeth, useful in mental disorders. Its Pishti made along with Swarna is highly aphrodisiac.

Shodhana of Akeeka

  1. Heated and dipped in Kevada arha for 21 times.
  2. Heated and dipped in Vedamushka arka for 21 times.
    Read more about Shodhana preocedure here

Marana of Akeek

Powder is given Bhavana with Kevada arka or Vedamusha arka, cakes are preared and 3 Puta heat is given.

Akik Pishti

Fine powder is given Bhavana with Kevada arka till fine paste is obtained.

Akika Dose

2-4 Ratti (250mg to 500 mg) in divided doses per day

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