Reference: Ashtanga Hridayam Chikitsa Sthana 1/61

Vyaghryadi Kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine, used for treatment of respiratory conditions like cough, cold and bronchitis. It is herbal decoction. It balances Vata and Kapha.

Ingredients

  • Vyaghri – Solanum xanthocarpum
  • Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
  • Amruta – Tinospora cordifolia
  • Pippali - Piper longum

Method of Preparation

All herbs are taken in equal parts, added with 8 or 16 parts of water, boiled and reduced to 1/8th part then filtered.

Dosage

  • Take 5 – 10 ml, before food, or on empty stomach, once or twice a day or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
  • It is advised to mix the kashayam (decoction) with equal quantity of water.

Indications

  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Bronchitis
  • Running nose
  • Chronic respiratory conditions
  • Fever
  • Rhinitis
  • Asthma

Side Effects

  • There are no known side effects of using this medicine.
  • For the diabetic people this medicine should be taken under medical supervision.
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