Effective Kashayas For Diarrhea And Cholera From Sahasrayogam

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By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S

Decoctions are widely used dosage form in Ayurveda and known as kashayas. It is compared to herbal teas. It is prepared with combination of effective medicinal herbs.

1. Atisarahara Kashayas

a. Aralvadi Kashayam

Ref – Sahasrayogam, Kashaya Prakaranam, 17a

Ingredients Botanical Name Method of using Indications
Katvanga Oroxylum indicum The decoction prepared with these ingredients should be served fresh 1. Diarrhea 2. All types of fever
Ativisha Aconitum heterophyllum
Musta Cyperus rotundus
Shunti Zingiber officinale
Bilwa Aegle marmelos
Dadima Punica granatum

The same formulation has been named as ‘Nagaradi Kashaya’ in Chakradatta.

Read – Kashayam (Kwath) – Herbal Teas Preparation [Video], Benefits, Usage

b. Pathadi Kashayam

Ref – Sahasrayogam, Kashaya Prakaranam, 17b

Ingredients Botanical…

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