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Brihadvasavalehya

Brihadvasavalehya is an ayurvedic herbal jam which is used in the treatment of Cough, asthma, bronchitis, pain abdomen, bleeding disorders and fever. It acts as broncho – dilator and antimicrobial. The Aswin twins formulated this drug.

The Reference shloka —

शतं संगृह्य वासायास्तोयद्रोणे विपाचयेत् |
चतुर्भागावशेषे अस्मिन् शर्करायाः पलं शतं ||
त्रिकटुस्त्रिसुगंधिंश्च कटफलं मुस्तकं गदं |
जीरकं पिप्पलीमूलं रोचनी चविकाशुभा ||  
कटुका श्रेयसी चैव तालीसं सधनीयकं |
कार्षिकं पृथगेतेषां क्षिपेन्मधुपलाष्टकं  ||
तद्यथाग्निबलं लिह्यात् शृतशीतांबुपानतः |
निहंति राज्यक्ष्माणं रक्तपित्तं क्षतं क्षयं ||
वातिकं पैत्तिकं चैव श्वासं चैवारुचिं ज्वरं |
अश्विभ्यां निर्मितोह्येषः बृहद्वासावलेहकः  ||

śataṁ saṁgr̥hya vāsāyāstoyadroṇe vipācayet |
caturbhāgāvaśeṣe asmin śarkarāyāḥ palaṁ śataṁ ||
trikaṭustrisugaṁdhiṁśca kaṭaphalaṁ mustakaṁ gadaṁ |
jīrakaṁ pippalīmūlaṁ rocanī cavikāśubhā ||
kaṭukā śreyasī caiva tālīsaṁ sadhanīyakaṁ |
kārṣikaṁ pr̥thageteṣāṁ kṣipenmadhupalāṣṭakaṁ ||
tadyathāgnibalaṁ lihyāt śr̥taśītāṁbupānataḥ |
nihaṁti rājyakṣmāṇaṁ raktapittaṁ kṣataṁ kṣayaṁ ||
vātikaṁ paittikaṁ caiva śvāsaṁ caivāruciṁ jvaraṁ |
aśvibhyāṁ nirmitohyeṣaḥ br̥hadvāsāvalehakaḥ ||

The Ingredients —
  • Vasa (Samoola) — Adhathoda vasica
  • Toya — Water
  • Sarkara — Sugar
  • Trikatu — Pippali (Piper longum) + Maricha (Piper nigrum) + Shunti (Zingiber officinale)
  • Trisugandhika — Twak (Cinnamomum zeylanica) + Ela (Elettaria cardamomum) + Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Katphala — Myrica nagi
  • Musthaka — Cyperus rotundus
  • Gada (Kushta) — Saussurea lappa
  • Jeeraka — Cuminum cyminum
  • Pippali moola — Piper longum
  • Rochana (Amalaka) — Emblica officinalis
  • Chavika — Piper chaba
  • Subha (Vamsalochana) — Bambusa arundinacea
  • Katuka — Picrorhiza kurroa
  • Sreyasi (Gaja pippali/ Rasna)
  • Talisapatra — Abies Webbiana
  • Dhanyaka — Coriandrum Sativum
Indications —
The Dosage —

6 – 12 grams once or two times a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

Adjuvant

It is usually administered with milk / honey / warm water.

Side effects —

No known Side effects

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