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Pathyadi Kadha – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Pathyadi Kadha  is an Ayurvedic medicine in water decoction form. It is used in the treatment of headache, earache, pain in temporal region, migraine etc. 

Pathyadi Kadha uses: 

  • It is widely used in treating all types of headache. Migraine, vascular headache, earache, toothache, night blindness, eye pain, eye disorders related with inflammation and vision disturbances.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.

Pathyadi Kwath Dosage:
10 – 20 ml, once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to take?
This medicine can be safely taken for a period of upto 2-4 months.

Pathyadi Kashay Side Effects:
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Diabetic patients, Pregnant ladies, lactating mothers and children should take this medicine strictly under medical supervision.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

Pathyadi Kwath ingredients and how to make?
10 g coarse powder of each of
Pathya – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Aksha – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
Dhatri – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn. 
Bhunimba – The Creat (whole plant) – Andrographis paniculata
Nisha – Turmeric (Rhizome) – Curcuma longa
Nimba – Neem – Azadirachta indica
Amruta – Indian Tinospora (stem) – Tinospora cordifolia
All the ingredients are added to 16 parts of water, boiled and reduced to 1/4th part, filtered and used.

Reference: Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyamakhanda 2/143-145

Shelf Life: 3 years from the date of manufacture, when preservatives are added. if you have opened the seal of the bottle, better to use it before 3 months.

Manufacturers: Adarsh Pharmacy

Note: There is a slight difference between Pathyadi Kadha and Pathyadi Kashaya. The Kashaya is the plain water decoction, as explained above. But the Kadha is a fermented product, where they add jaggery and Dhataki flower(fermenting agent) to the water decoction and ferment it to a period of 1 month.

Pathyadi Kwath Ghanavati is the same water decoction (kashaya) in tablet form, the dose of it is – 2 tablets 2 times a day before food.

Dr JV Hebbar is an Ayurveda Doctor, Lecturer, From Mangalore, India. Click here to consult Dr Hebbar
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Comments

  1. anonymous says:

    Doctor can you please explain about Kachoradi Choornam and how it is to be applied for migraine ?

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