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ARAVINDASAVAM - INGREDIENTS, INDICATIONS, USES AND BENEFITS

INTRODUCTION

Aravindasavam is an Ayurvedic formulation prepared by the fermentation process. This herbal remedy is used to increase digestion power and improves strength in children. It is used as a general tonic for all children's problems. It is usually the first choice of medicine for children.

INGREDIENTS

  1. Aravinda ( Nelumbo nucifera) - 46gm
  2. Usheera ( Vetiveria zizanioides) - 46gm
  3. Gambhari ( Gmelina arborea) - 46gm
  4. Neel Utpala ( Nymphaea stellata) - 46gm
  5. Manjishta ( Rubia cordifolia) – 46gm
  6. Choti elaichi ( Elettaria cardamomum) - 46gm
  7. Bala ( Sida cordifolia) – 46gm
  8. Jatamansi ( Nardostachys jatamansi) – 46gm
  9. Musta ( Cyperus rotundus) – 46gm
  10. Sariva ( Hemidesmus indicus) – 46gm
  11. Haritaki ( Terminalia chebula) – 46gm
  12. Vibhitaki ( Terminalia bellirica) – 46gm
  13. Vacha ( Acorus calamus) – 46gm
  14. Amalaki ( Embilica officinalis) – 46gm
  15. Shati ( Hedychium spicatum) – 46gm
  16. Priyangu ( Callicarpa macrophylla) - 46gm
  17. Neelimool ( Indigofera tinctoria) - 46gm
  18. Patola ( Trichosanthes dioica)- 46gm
  19. Pitpapda ( Fumaria parviflora) - 46gm
  20. Arjuna ( Terminalia arjuna) –46gm
  21. Madhuka ( Madhuca indica)- 46gm
  22. Yashti madhu ( Glycyrrhiza glabra) - 46gm
  23. Mura ( Selinium tenuifolium) – 46 gm
  24. Draksa ( Vitis vinifera) – 940gm
  25. Dhataki ( Woodfordia fruticosa) – 750 gm
  26. water – 25 litres
  27. Sugar
  28. Honey – 2335 gm
  29. Jaggery – 4670gm
Aravindasavam - classical formulation

REFERENCE – BHAISHJYARATANAVLI // BALROGADHIKAR // 161 TO 165

BENEFITS OF INGREDIENTS

  1. Aravinda (Nelumbo nucifera) - The flowers of this plant are highly beneficial in the treatment of gastric ulcers as it soothes gastrointestinal lining. It is also useful to aid digestion.
  2. Usheera (Vetiveria zizanioides) – Usheera helps to normal down digestive problems. Due to its cool potency, it is used in a burning sensation.
  3. Gambhari (Gmelina arborea) - Gambhari is one among Dashamoola group of herbs (group of ten roots). The bark of this herb is laxative and used in the treatment of indigestion and constipation.
  4. Utpala (Nymphaea stellata) – Utpala is a potential herb used in Ayurvedic medicines. It is used in the treatment of urinary tract disorders and considered as a bitter tonic.
  5. Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia) – Manjishta is considered as a best blood purifier in Ayurveda. It also helps to maintain good digestion.
  6. Choti elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum) – Elaichi is a good digestive stimulant and carminative in nature. According to Ayurveda, Elaichi has an influence on all three doshas. It balances tridosha in the body, so it is an important ingredient of this asvam.
  7. Bala (Sida cordifolia) – It is used for boosting physical stamina and immunity power.
  8. Jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi) – This herb acts as a stimulant and bitter tonic. It regulates nervous system functions and used to promote growth in children.
  9. Musta (Cyperus rotundus) – Musta is used in treating digestive system disorders such as diarrhoea, fever and dyspepsia.
  10. Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus) – Sariva is madhur ( Sweet) in taste and helps to improve digestion and anorexia. In children, it acts as a rejuvenating agent.
  11. Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) – Haritaki is found to be rich in vitamin c and it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Terminalia chebula is a rejuvenating, expectorant and appetite stimulator.
  12. Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) – It has astringent properties hence highly beneficial in maintaining the gut flora. The fruits of this herb are also immune modulator in nature.
  13. Vacha (Acorus calamus) – This herb has emetic, laxative, stomachic, diuretic, aphrodisiac, anti-convulsant, anti-inflammatory.
  14. Amalaki (Embilica officinalis) – Amalaki is a rich source of vitamin c and fibers. It is best used for any digestion related problem.
  15. Shati (Hedychium spicatum) – This herb is effective in the treatment of swelling and indigestion.
  16. Priyangu ( Callicarpa macrophylla) - Priyangu is sheetla ( Cold), tikta (Bitter) that helps to manage delusion, burning sensation, fever, vomiting and dyspepsia. It pacifies pitta dosha in the body.
  17. Neelimool (Indigofera tinctoria) – Neel mool is used in treating skin disorders and urinary tract infections.
  18. Patola (Trichosanthes dioica) - Patola is an herb used to improve the digestive power of the body. It has anti-inflammatory properties.
  19. Pitpapda (Fumaria parviflora) - Pitpapda is an effective herb used in fever, aggravated Pitta conditions. It is also used in the treatment of fever, gastritis, diarrhoea, burning sensation and dyspepsia.
  20. Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) – The extraction of Arjuna helps to support digestive health. It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
  21. Madhuka ( Madhuca indica) – This herb is sweet and pungent in nature and it provides nourishment and also strengthens the body.
  22. Yashti madhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) – Yashtimadhu provides strength to the body as it helps to boost immunity.
  23. Mura (Selinium tenuifolium) – Mura is an Ayurvedic herb useful in the treatment of digestive ailments.
  24. Draksha (Vitis vinifera) – Draksha is sweet in taste and it is mild laxative in nature. It nourishes the body and enhances the immunity power of body.
  25. Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa) – Dhataki flowers of this plant are used for fermentation purpose.

METHOD OF PREPARATION

All the above ingredients are taken in powder form and they are mixed with water, jaggery and honey and this mixture is kept in a mud vessel for one month. The mud vessel is kept in a room and after one month this mixture is filtered and transferred into glass bottles for further use.

INDICATIONS

This herbal formulation is used in children to enhance their growth. It is an effective remedy that we can utilize in all the diseases of Children

USES AND BENEFITS OF ARAVINDASAVAM

This herbal liquid remedy is used in children’s problems like to gain weight and body strength. It is also used to treat the psychological disorders of children like crying without reason.

CONTRAINDICATION

This herbal remedy should not be given on an empty stomach, as it can cause ulcer formation.

DOSAGE

7 to 10 Drops as advised by the Physician

   

MANUFACTURER

Arya Vaidya Pharmacy

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