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, rheumatism 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.
Available in Tablet form also.
Light food is to be taken.
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