Arsenic Sulphate

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Arsenic Sulphate.
The Arabic Name for this herb is Sammul-faar.
The English Names for this herb are Acidum Arseniosum, Arsenic Disulphite, Arsenic Trisulphide, Arsenious Acid, Arsenum, Floewrs of Arsenic, White Arsenic, White Oxide of Arsenic.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Hartal, Hartal Gaodanti, Sammul-faar, Sankhya.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Arsenic Sulphate are Alterative, Anti-bacterial, Anti-flatulent, Anti-Periodic, Anti-phlegmatic, Blood Purifier, Cardiac, Corrosive, Desiccant, Externally Irritant, Intestinal Stimulant, Nervine Tonic, Respiratory Stimulant, Stomachic.


The Indications of Arsenic Sulphate are Fever, Bronchitis, Chorea, Coryza, Diabetes, Skin Diseases, Neuralgia, Anaemia, Sciatica, Backache, Syphilis, Rheumatism, Leprosy, Psoriasis, Malaria, Chronic Diarrhoea, Anasarca, Ague, Remittent Fever, Obesity, Leukoderma, Enlarged Lymphatic glands.

No Contra Indication information is available for Arsenic Sulphate.


The Temperament of Arsenic Sulphate is 4th order, warm and dry.

Available Brands

BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
NEMOROIDHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

Compound Preparations

Arsenic Sulphate is used in the preparation of Dawa-i-Syah Kabutar Wali, Hab Ahmar, Jaohar Seen, Kushta Gaodanti, Kushta Hartal Warqi, Kushta Sam ul-Far compounds.


Whole Herb4.000mg - 20.000mg

Herb's Description

Arsenic Sulphate. Found in arsenic ores as arsenates of iron, nickel or cobalt; commercial aresenious acid is obtained by roasting the native ores in the form of sublimate. With oxygen it forms arsenious acids - is a solid, heavy, white powder, stratified masses or minute transparent and glass-like crystals soluble in water, glycerine, alcohol, alkalies and their carbonates and in hydrochloric acid. It is used in preparations after being purified. Realgar (As2 S2) is prepared by fusing arsenic with 5 parts of sulphur and purified by rubbing it in the juice of lemons or ginger. Orpiment (As2 S3) occurs in two forms: shining smooth gold coloured scales and fine lemon yellow opaque masses

Taste Odor & Occurrence

Odor: The odor of Arsenic Sulphate is Odourless


No information regarding Arsenic Sulphate's substitute is currently available.

Active Constituents

Arsenic Sulphate's Active constituents:


No information regarding Arsenic Sulphate's antidot is currently available.

Warning & Precautions

May be the toxic affect caused by arsenical poisoning.Onlyused under prescription.


Currently no Toxicity information is available for Arsenic Sulphate. (work in progress)