Ashtavargam Kashayam is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is based on Kerala Ayurveda practice. It is also known as Ashtavarga Kashayam, Ashtavarga kashaya etc.
Ashtavargam kashayam benefits:
It is used in the treatment of Vata diseases like joint diseases, bloating, arthritis etc.
Ashtavarga Kashayam dose:
The dose is 12 – 24 ml, before food, at about 6 am and 6pm or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is usually advised to add equal amount of water to the kashayam.
Astavarga kashayam Side Effects:
There are no known side effects of this medicine.
A very high dose may cause gastritis.
Astavargam Kashayam Ingredients:
Bala – Sida rotusa / Sida cordifolia
Sahachara - Strobilanthes ciliatus
Eranda – Ricinus communis
Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Nirgundi - Vitex negundo
It is added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to quarter part, filtered.
Ashtavargam Kashayam reference:
Sahasra Yoga Kashaya prakarana 15 – 17