Drakshasava contains 5 – 10 % of self generated alcohol in it. This self generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as a media to deliver water and alcohol soluble the active herbal components to the body.
Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali 9/170-173
12 – 24 ml. one or two times a day, usually advised after food.
If needed, it can be mixed with equal quantity of water.
Drakshasava side effects:
A very high dosage than the prescribed may cause loose stools and stomach complaints.
Drakshasava uses: Drakshasava is used in the treatment of piles, fistula, indigestion, bleeding diseases, intestinal worms, injury, wounds.
Drakshasava calms Vata and Pitta
Drakshasava improves strength and skin quality.
HoneyDhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa)
Jati (Jasminum officinale)
kankola (Piper cubeba)
lavali (Cicca acida)
Chandana (Santalum album)
Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)