Reference: Ashtanga Hridayam.

Bhadradarvadi Kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine available in the herbal decoction form. It is used for the treatment of asthma, cough, rheumatoid arthritis etc.

Ingredients

  • Devedaru (Cedrus deodara)
  • Tagara (Valeriana wallichi)
  • Kusta (Saussurea lappa)
  • Bala (Sida rhombifolia)
  • Athibala (Abutilon indicum)
  • Dashamula – group of 10 herbs:-
  1. Bilva – Aegle marmelos
  2. Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
  3. Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
  4. Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
  5. Gambhari – Gmelina arborea
  6. Brihati – Solanum indicum
  7. Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum
  8. Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris
  9. Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
  10. Prishnaparni – Uraria picta

Method of Preparation

Coarse powder (1 part) of all the above mentioned ingredients is boiled in 16 parts of water until it reduced to quarter part.

Dosage

Take 5-15 ml diluted with 15-45 ml of water twice daily before food or as directed by the physician.

Indications

  • Inflammatory conditions
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • General body ache
  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Hiccups
  • joint pains
  • Muscle wasting
  • Inflammatory conditions

Side Effects

  • There are no known side effects. Take this medicine only under medical supervision.
  • Over-dosage may result in gastric irritation.
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