Madhukasavam is an Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is nourishing in nature. But this medicine should be taken only under strict medical supervision. It contains self generated alcohol – 5 – 10 %, which acts as natural preservative.
Madhukasavam uses: It is traditionally used in the treatment of emaciation, after chronic disease, tiredness, bleeding diseases and skin diseases.
Grahani – Malabsorption disorder, IBS
Deepana – improves digestion strength
Bruhmana – improves nourishment, causes weight gain
Pittaraktanut – useful in bleeding disorders such as nasal bleeding, menorrhagia,
Shosha – emaciation
Kushta – skin diseases
Kilasa – a type of leucoderma
Prameha – urinary tract disorders, diabetes
Usually fermented liquids are named as Asava, (as in Drakshasava), where in boiling and decoction making (Kashaya) procedure is not there. But Madhukasava is an exception. It is named as Asava, but there is Kashaya preparation as part of making this medicine.
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It is used for a period of 2 weeks – 4 months time
It is safe to use this medicine in lower dose, in children above 7 years of age.
During pregnancy it is best avoided or can be taken based on doctor’s prescription.
It can be taken during lactation period, because it is advised for it.
Expiry date: 10 years from the date of manufacture.
Storage: Store in a cool place in tightly closed amber coloured bottle, protect from light and moisture.
Manufacturers: Kakkanat Ayurveda Asramam, Chamakkatt Herbal products