Palashakshara is an Ayurvedic medicine, used in treating heavy menstrual bleeding. It is alkali preparation made with whole plant called Palasha.
Here Palasha (Butea monosperma) – whole plant is dried, burnt in open air, ash is added with water, left over night. Sedimented portion is discarded and decanted clear liquid is filtered many times.
After getting a clear liquid, it is heated and the solid powder which is leftover at the bottom of the vessel is called as Palashakshara.
- It is used in the treatment of menorrhagia, metrorrhagia etc.
Palasha Kshara Dosage:
125 mg – 50o mg used in various combination, for oral intake and also for external application.
Palasha ksharam side effects:
Since it is a Kshara, it is best avoided in men seeking treatment for infertility, as it may affect the quality and quantity of sperm production.
In higher doses, it may cause burning sensation.
It is not ideal to use this medicine in people with excessive tiredness, emaciation and who are underweight.
Palasha kshar ingredients:
Palasha – Butea monosperma