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Ushirasava

Ushirasava is an Ayurvedic Medicine which comes under the category of Aasava. Ushirasava beneficial in the treatment of Rakta Pitta (bleeding disorders), Pandu (Anemia), Kushta (Skin diseases), Prameha (Urinary disorders), Arshas (Piles), Krimi (Intestinal worms), Sotha (swelling).


The Reference Shloka —

उशीरं वालकं पद्मं काश्मर्यं नीलमुत्पलं |
प्रियंगुं पद्मकं लोध्रं मंजिष्टां धन्वयासकं ||
पाठाम किराततिक्तं च न्यग्रोधोदुंबरं शतीं |
पर्पट पुंडरीकं च पटोलं कांचनारकं ||

जंबूशाल्मलिनिर्यासं प्रत्येकं पलसम्मितं |
सर्वं संचूर्णितं कृत्वा द्राक्षायाः पलविंशतिः ||
धातकीं षोडशपलां जलद्रोणद्वये क्षिपेत् |
शर्करायास्तुलां दत्वा क्षौद्रस्यार्धतुलां तथा ||
मासं संस्थापयेद् भांडे मांसीमरीचधूपिते |

उशीरासव इत्येष रक्तपित्तविनाशनः ||
पांडुकुष्टप्रमेहार्शः कृमिशोथहरस्तथा ||

uśīraṁ vālakaṁ padmaṁ kāśmaryaṁ nīlamutpalaṁ |
priyaṁguṁ padmakaṁ lodhraṁ maṁjiṣṭāṁ dhanvayāsakaṁ ||
pāṭhāma kirātatiktaṁ ca nyagrodhoduṁbaraṁ śatīṁ |
parpaṭa puṁḍarīkaṁ ca paṭolaṁ kāṁcanārakaṁ ||
jaṁbūśālmaliniryāsaṁ pratyekaṁ palasammitaṁ |
sarvaṁ saṁcūrṇitaṁ kr̥tvā drākṣāyāḥ palaviṁśatiḥ ||
dhātakīṁ ṣoḍaśapalāṁ jaladroṇadvaye kṣipet |
śarkarāyāstulāṁ datvā kṣaudrasyārdhatulāṁ tathā ||
māsaṁ saṁsthāpayed bhāṁḍe māṁsīmarīcadhūpite |
uśīrāsava ityeṣa raktapittavināśanaḥ ||
pāṁḍukuṣṭapramehārśaḥ kr̥miśothaharastathā ||

The Ingredients —
  • Ushira — Vetiveria Zizanioides
  • Balaka — Pavonia Odorata
  • Padma — Nelumbo Nucifera
  • Kashmarya — Gambhari — Gmelina Arborea
  • Nilotpala — Nymphaea Stellata
  • Priyangu — Callicarpa Macrophylla
  • Padmaka — Prunus Cerasoides
  • Lodhra — Symplocos Racemosa
  • Manjishta — Rubia Cordifolia
  • Dhanvayasa — Fagonia Cretica
  • Patha — Cissampelos Pareira
  • Kiratatikta — Swertia Chirata
  • Nyagrodha — Ficus bengalensis
  • Udumbara — Ficus Racemosa
  • Sathi — Hedychium spicatum
  • Parpata — Fumaria Indica
  • Pundarika — Kamala — Nelumbo nucifera
  • Patola — Trichosanthes Dioica
  • Kanchanara — Bauhinia Variegata
  • Jambu — Syzygium cumini
  • Salmali Niryasa — Salmalia malabarica
  • Draksha — Vitis vinfera
  • Dhataki — Woodfordia fruticosa
  • Jala — Water
  • Sarkara — Sugar
  • Kshoudra — Honey
The Therapeutic Indications —
Ushirasava Uses —
  1. For Epistaxis (Nose Bleed) the following combination works — Kamdudha Ras (10 grams) + Yasthimadhu (100 grams) + Amalaki Rasayana (50 grams). 1/2 teaspoon daily thrice a day after every meal
  2. In Haematuria , add — Chandanasava + Durvadi Ghrita
  3. For Urinary tract infections — Ushirasava + Chandanasava + Chandanadi Vati + Vanga Bhasma
  4. For the management of abnormal uterine bleeding and excessive bleeding during menstruation Ushirasava is to be given with Ashokarishta + Chandraprabha Vati
Ushirasava Dosage —
  1. For kids — 2.5 ml to 5ml
  2. For Adults — 10 ml to 15 ml

The Doses and Time — Twice a day after food with equal amount of water.

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