Reference: Sahasrayoga, Kashayam Prakarna

Introduction

Lashuna Erandadi Kashayam is a liquid herbal formulation. Lashun or Garlic is the main ingredient of this composition. This formulation helps in curing ascites, bloating, flatulence etc.

Ingredients

  • Garlic (Allium sativum)
  • Castor (Ricinus communis)
  • Fever nut (Caesalpinia bonducella)
  • Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)
  • East Indian globe thistle (Sphaeranthus indicus)
  • Ginger (Zingiber officinalis)

Method of Preparation

Clean and coarsely grind all the ingredients. Boil all the ingredients in water till the amount is reduced to 1/4th of the actual amount.

Dosage

5 - 10 ml of this formulation can be mixed with equal amount of water on an empty stomach or as advised by the doctor. This formulation can be taken with a pinch of asafetida.

Indications

  • Bloating
  • Hernia
  • Strengthens the abdominal muscles
  • Ascites
  • Hydrocele
  • Flatulence
  • Gas distention

Contraindications

  • Self-medication is not advised.
  • Over dosage might irritate the gastric mucosa.
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