Gandharvahasthadi Kashayam

Gandharvahasthadi Kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicines used in treating digestion diseases such as anorexia and bloating. It is in herbal decoction form.

Ingredients —

  • Gandharvahasta — Ricinus communis
  • Chirabilva — Holoptelea integrifolia
  • Chitraka — Plumbago zeylanica
  • Vishwa — Zingiber officinale
  • Pathya — Terminalia chebula
  • Punarnava — Boerhaavia diffusa
  • Yavasa — Alhagi pseudalhagi
  • Bhumiamla — Phyllanthus niruri

Indications —

  • Bloating
  • Has cleansing effect over intestines.
  • Loss of appetite — Aruchi
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Pain abdomen
  • Constipation
  • Nitya Virechana

Dosage —

10 to 15 ml one or two times daily administered before food or empty stomach.

Anupana —

Water. It’s advised along with rock salt or jaggery.

Side effects —

  • Higher dose cause gastric irritation.
  • In patient of diarrhea ,it worsen the disease.

Reference —

Sahara yoga Kashaya prakaranam

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