Bhringrajasav – Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Ingredients

Bhringraj Asava is one of the Ayurvedic medicines. It is mainly used to gain weight and to relieve tiredness as in emaciation.It contains 5 – 10 % of self generated alcohol. The self generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as a media to deliver water and alcohol soluble active herbal components to the body. 

Bhringraj Asava dose: 12 – 24 ml once or two times a day, usually after food. If the taste is not tolerated, it can be mixed with equal quantity of water.

Synonyms: Bhringarajasavam, Bhringarajasav

Bhringarajasavam uses:
It is used to treat emaciation and excessive tiredness.
It helps to relieve cold, cough and bronchitis
It helps to gain weight and to relieve tiredness.
It boosts immunity.
It acts as natural aphrodisiac.
It is a medicine with high nutritive value.

Bhringraj Asava side effects: 
There are no known side effects with this product.
Higher dose may cause slight burning sensation.

Bhringarajasav ingredients: 
Bhringaraja – Eclipta alba – decoction – 12.288 liters
Guda – Jaggery – 9.6 Kg
Haritaki – Terminalia chebula –  384 g
Pippali – Long pepper – 96 g
12 grams of each of
Jatiphala – Nutmeg – Myristica fragrans
Lavanga – Clove – Syzigium aromaticum
Chaturjata -

  • Twak – Cinnamon
  • Patra – Cinnamomum tamala
  • Ela – Cardamom
  • Nagakeshara – Mesua ferrea

Reference: 
This formula is mentioned in two Ayurvedic books -
1. Gada Nigraha – Asava prakarana
2. Sahasra Yoga – Asavarishta Prakarana

Manufacturers: 
Baidyanath, Sandu

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