Lavangadi Vati – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients And Side Effects

Lavangadi Vati is a tablet, used in Ayurvedic treatment of cough, cold and allergic respiratory conditions. Clove is the main ingredient of this medicine. 

Lavangadi Vati  tablet uses: It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of productive and non productive cough, cold and allergic rhinitis.

Effect on Tridosha – balances Vata and Kapha.

Lavangadi Vati  dosage:  1 – 2 tablets 2 – 3 times a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to use? 

It can be used for a period of  3- 6 months.

Lavangadi Vati side effects: 

Over dosage may cause slight burning sensation in stomach.

Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in cool dry place.

Lavangadi Vati ingredients, how to make:
Lavanga – Clove – Syzigium aromaticum – 10 g
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum – 10 g
Aksha – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica – 10 g
Sara of Khadira – Black Catechu (heart wood extract) – Acacia catechu – 30 g
Water decoction of Babbula – Acacia Arabica – Quantity Sufficient.
Fine powder of above ingredients is triturated with the decoction, a semisolid paste is made, pills are prepared.

Reference: Vaidyajivana, Shwasa Kasa Chikitsa, 7, AFI. Vol. 1.

Manufacturers: Dabur, Baidyanath. Divya Pharmacy manufactures the same product in the name of Divya Lavangadi Vati.

Expiry date: Two years from the date of manufacture. Once after opening the container, it is better to empty it before an year.

Original Sanskrit verse – 

तुल्या लवङ्गं मरीचाक्षफलत्वच: स्यु: ।
सर्वै: समो निगदित: खदिरस्य सार: ।
बब्बुलवृक्षजकषाययुतञ्च चूर्णम् ।
कासान्निहन्ति गुटिका घटिकाष्टकान्ते ॥

tulyā lavaṅgaṃ marīcākṣaphalatvaca: syu: |
sarvai: samo nigadita: khadirasya sāra: |
babbulavṛkṣajakaṣāyayutañca cūrṇam |
kāsānnihanti guṭikā ghaṭikāṣṭakānte ||

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  1. R.U.Mishra says:

    The above article about Lavangadi Vati is very informative.The only missing information is how to take the vati – with water or honey.Normally in case of cough and resultant breathing troubles the Ayurvedic medicines are prescribed with honey.Will like to know your opinion.

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