Vasakarishtam is a famous Ayurvedic liquid medicine. Its main ingredient is Vasaka – Malabar nut. It is a potent mucolytic and anti asthmatic. Hence Vasakarishta is used in many respiratory conditions. It is used in the treatment of cold, cough, bronchitis, inflammation and bleeding diseases- haemoptysis and raktapitta. It is also known by the terms – Vasakasavam, Vasakasav, Vasakarishta, Vasarishta, vasarista, Vasakadyarishtam etc.
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