Patrangasava is an Ayurvedic medicine used mainly in gynecological conditions such as heavy menstrual bleeding, leucorrhea, fever etc.
Patrangasavam uses: It is used in conditions like Pain menstruation, heavy periods, leucorrhea (white discharge), fever, anemia, inflammatory conditions, low digestion power and anorexia.
1. It is usually prescribed by many Ayurvedic doctors for treating menstrual irregularities. If you have severe bleeding then it may be helpful for you, but if you do have irregular prolonged cycle, then it is not a good idea to take this product. It is only helpful in short menstrual cycle and in heavy menstrual bleeding.
2. Though it is used primarily in female complaints, it is also useful in many other diseases as mentioned above.
3. It contains about 5 – 10 % of self generated natural alcohol in it. This self generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as a media to deliver water and alcohol soluble the active herbal components to the body.
4. This medicine should strictly be taken under medical supervision.
Patrangasav side effects: If given for wrong complaints, as mentioned above, it may cause delayed periods and prolonged menstrual cycles.
Very high dose may cause burning sensation.
Dose: 5 – 10 ml, once or twice a day, after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
48 grams of coarse powder of each of –
Patranga – caesalpinia sappan
Khadira – Acacia catechu
Vasa – Adhatoda vasica
Shalmalikusuma – Bombax malabaricum
Bala – Sida cordifolia
Bhallataka – Semecarpus anacardium
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Japakusuma – Hibiscus rosa sinensis
Amrasthi – Mango seed kernel – Mangifera indica
Darvi – Berberis aristata
Bhunimba – Andrographis paniculata
Aphuka – Opium sativum (Many companies skip this ingredient due to legal complications)
Jeeraka – Cuminum cyminum
Loha – Iron Bhasma
Rasanjana – Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata
Bilva – Aegle marmelos
Kesharaja – Eclipta alba
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Kumkuma – Saffron – Crocus sativus
Devakushuma – Clove – Syzigium aromaticum
Draksha – 960 g
Dhataki – 768 g
Water – 24.576 liter
Sharkara – Sugar – 4.8 kg
Madhu – Honey – 2.4 kg
Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Pradara Roga 122-126