Posted on

Kushmanda Rasayana

Kushmanda Rasayana is an ayurvedic supplement that provides nourishment and strength to the body. It used to treat Kasa (Cough), Kshata Kshaya (Chest wound), Swasa (Chronic Respiratory Diseases), Extreme weight loss, Rakta Pitta (Bleeding disorder)

Weight loss

The Reference Shloka —

वीतत्वगस्थिकूष्माण्डतुलां स्विन्नां पुनः पचेत् |
घट्टयन् सर्पिषः प्रस्थे क्षौद्रवर्णेत्र च क्षिपेत् ||
खंडाच्छतं कणा शुंठयोर्द्विपलं जीरकादपि |
त्रिजातधान्यमरिचं पृथगर्धपलांशकं ||
अवतारितशीते च क्षौद्रं दध्यात् घृतार्धकं |
खजेनोन्मध्य च स्थाप्यं तन्निहन्त्युपयोजितं ||
कासहिध्माज्वरश्वासरक्तपित्तक्षतक्षयान् |
उरःसंधान जननं मेधास्मृतिबलप्रदं ||
अश्विभ्यां विहितं हृद्यं कूष्माण्डकरसयनं |

vītatvagasthikūṣmāṇḍatulāṁ svinnāṁ punaḥ pacēt |
ghaṭṭayan sarpiṣaḥ prasthē kṣaudravarṇētra ca kṣipēt ||

khaṇḍācchataṁ kaṇā śuṇṭhayōrdvipalaṁ jīrakādapi |
trijātadhānyamaricaṁ pr̥thagardhapalānśakaṁ ||

avatāritaśītē ca kṣaudraṁ dadhyāt ghr̥tārdhakaṁ |
khajēnōnmadhya ca sthāpyaṁ tannihantyupayōjitaṁ ||

kāsahidhmājvaraśvāsaraktapittakṣatakṣayān |
uraḥsandhāna jananaṁ mēdhāsmr̥tibalapradaṁ ||

aśvibhyāṁ vihitaṁ hr̥dyaṁ kūṣmāṇḍakarasayanaṁ |


The Ingredients —

  • Kushmanda — Benincasa Hispida
  • Sita (Sarkara) — Sugar
  • Ghrita — Ghee
  • Kana — Piper Longum
  • Sunthi — Zingiber Officinale
  • Jeeraka — Cuminum cyminum
  • Trijataka — Twak (Cinnamum zeylanicum) + Ela (Elettaria cardamomum) + Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Dhanyaka — Coriandrum Sativum
  • Maricha — Piper Nigrum
  • Madhu — Honey

Indications —

  • Kasa — Cough
  • Hidhma
  • Jwara — Fever
  • Swasa — Asthma
  • Raktapitta — Bleeding disorders
  • Kshata Kshaya — Chest Wounds
  • Vakshobalaprada
  • Medha
  • Smriti
  • Bala Prada

Dosage —

  • Children — 5 to 10 grams
  • Adults — 10 to 15 grams