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Chinchadi Lehyam

Chinchadi Lehyam is a semi-solid Ayurvedic medicine which is prepared with addition of jaggery, sugar or sugar-candy and boiled with prescribed juices or decoction. These preparations contain protein, minerals and vitamins that helps to improve overall health.

Chinchadi Lehyam is suitable for persons suffering from general weakness, low weight, low appetite and children. It is a health tonic suitable for gaining immunity from recurrent infections and weight.

The Shloka —

प्रकुंचोजीर्ण चिंचायाः पञ्च जीर्णगुडस्य च |
दश लोहस्य किट्टस्य द्वौ द्वौ बिल्वविडङ्गयोः ||
चिनोषणत्र्यूष्णानां श्रेष्टाजीरकयुग्मयोः |
त्रिजातयष्टीरास्नानां जातीफलदलस्य च ||
एतेषां पृथगर्धार्धं योजयेन्मातिमान् भिषक् |
एतचिञ्चादिकं नाम लेहं माक्षिकसेवितं ||
तक्रेण वा रुचिकरं दीपनं पाण्डुनाशनं |
त्वगादिषु च पीतत्वं दाह तृष्णोष्णकामिलाः ||
अम्लकं श्वासवैगन्ध्यं घोरानान्यांश्च वायुजान् |
दशरात्रानतिक्रांतं ज्वरंचाशु निवर्तयेत् ||

prakuñcōjīrṇa ciñcāyāḥ pañca jīrṇaguḍasya ca |
daśa lōhasya kiṭṭasya dvau dvau bilvaviḍaṅgayōḥ ||
cinōṣaṇatryūṣṇānāṁ śrēṣṭājīrakayugmayōḥ |
trijātayaṣṭīrāsnānāṁ jātīphaladalasya ca ||
ētēṣāṁ pr̥thagardhārdhaṁ yōjayēnmātimān bhiṣak |
ētaciñcādikaṁ nāma lēhaṁ mākṣikasēvitaṁ ||
takrēṇa vā rucikaraṁ dīpanaṁ pāṇḍunāśanaṁ |
tvagādiṣu ca pītatvaṁ dāha tr̥ṣṇōṣṇakāmilāḥ ||
amlakaṁ śvāsavaigandhyaṁ ghōrānānyānśca vāyujān |
daśarātrānatikrāntaṁ jvarañcāśu nivartayēt ||

The Ingredients —

  • Jeerna Chincha — Old Tamarind
  • Jeerna Guda — Old jaggery
  • Loha Bhasma
  • Kitta
  • Bilwa — Aegle marmelos
  • Vidanga — Embelia ribes
  • Chinoshana (Lavanga?) — Syzygium aromaticum
  • Tryushana
  • Sreshta (Triphala) — Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) + Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) + Bhibitaki (Terminalia bellirica)
  • Jeeraka Yugma — Jeeraka (Cuminum cyminum) + Krishna Jeeraka
  • Trijataka — Twak (Cinnamum zeylanicum) + Ela (Elettaria cardamomum) + Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Yashti — Glycyrrhiza glabra
  • Rasna — Pluchea lanceolata
  • Jatiphala Dala — Myristica fragrans

The Indications —

The Dosage —

10-20 gm twice a day after the meal with milk

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