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Kutajavaleha

Kutajavaleha is an Ayurvedic medicine in herbal jam form. It is a famous Ayurvedic medicine for piles, IBS, anemia, bleeding disorders, gastritis, gut related complaints etc.,

The Reference Shloka —

तुलां दिव्येंभसि पचेदार्द्रायाः कुटजत्वचः |
नीरसायां त्वचिक्वाथे पूते सूक्ष्मरजीकृतान् ||
समंगा फलिनी मोचरसान् मुष्त्यंशकान् समान् |
तैश्च शक्रयवान् दध्यात्ततो दर्वीप्रलेपनं ||
पक्त्वा च लेहं लीढ्वा च तं यथाग्निबलं पिबेत् |
पेयां मंडं पयः छागं गव्यं वा छागदुग्ध भुक् ||
लेहोयं शमयात्याशु रक्तातीसारपायुजान् |
बलवद्रक्तपित्तं च स्रवदूर्ध्वंमधोऽपि वा ||

tulāṁ divyeṁbhasi pacedārdrāyāḥ kuṭajatvacaḥ |
nīrasāyāṁ tvacikvāthe pūte sūkṣmarajīkr̥tān ||
samaṁgā phalinī mocarasān muṣtyaṁśakān samān |
taiśca śakrayavān dadhyāttato darvīpralepanaṁ ||
paktvā ca lehaṁ līḍhvā ca taṁ yathāgnibalaṁ pibet |
peyāṁ maṁḍaṁ payaḥ chāgaṁ gavyaṁ vā chāgadugdha bhuk ||
lehoyaṁ śamayātyāśu raktātīsārapāyujān |
balavadraktapittaṁ ca sravadūrdhvaṁmadho’pi vā ||

The Ingredients —
  • Ardra (Wet) Kutaja Twacha — Holarrhena antidysenterica
  • Akasodaka
  • Samanga (Manjishta) — Rubia cordifolia
  • Phalini (Priyangu) — Callicarpa macrophylla 
  • Mocharasa — Salmalia malabarica
  • Sakrayava (Indrayava) — Chonemorpha antidvsenterica
The Adjuvants —
  • Laja Peya — gruel prepared with parched grains 
  • Manda —
  • Goksheera — Cow’s milk
  • Aja Ksheera — Goat’s milk
The Indications —
  • Rakta atisara — diarrhoea
  • Arshas — Piles
  • Urdhwagata Raktapitta
  • Adhogata Raktapitta
Dosage —
  • 5 to 10 grams once or twice a day before or after food or as advised by the Doctor.
Side effects —

No known side effects have been reported.

Reference —

Sahasra Yogam Lehya Prakarana 17

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