Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Pradara Roga 122-126

It is an Ayurvedic medicine which is mainly used in the gynecological conditions such as heavy menstrual bleeding, leucorrhea and fever etc. This herbal product is prepared by the combination of various herbs which are quite beneficial to hormonal irregularities. Herbs like Patranga, Khadira, Vasa, Shalmalikusuma, Bala, Bhallataka, Sariva, Japakusuma, Amrasthi, Jeeraka, Bilva, etc are used in the preparation of Patrangasava.

Ingredients

S. No. Name Latin Name Quantity
1. Patranga caesalpinia sappan 48 g
2. Shalmalikusuma Bombax malabaricum 48 g
3. Vasa Adhatoda vasica 48 g
4. Bala Sida cordifolia 48 g
5. Amrasthi (Mango seed kernel) Mangifera indica 48 g
6. Darvi Berberis aristata 48 g
7. Bhunimba Andrographis paniculata 48 g
8. Bhallataka Semecarpus anacardium 48 g
9. Sariva Hemidesmus indicus 48 g
10. Japakusuma Hibiscus rosa sinensis 48 g
11. Khadirai Acacia catechu 48 g
12. Aphuka Opium sativum 48 g
13. Jeeraka Cuminum cyminum 48 g
14. Loha (Iron Bhasma) Cassia angustifolia 48 g
15. Rasanjana (Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata) 48 g
16. Bilva Aegle marmelos 48 g
17. Kesharaja Eclipta alba 48 g
18. Twak (Cinnamon) Cinnamomum zeylanicum 48 g
19. Kumkuma (Saffron) Crocus sativus 48 g
20. Devakushuma (Clove) Syzigium aromaticum 48 g
21. Draksha 960 g
22. Dhataki 768 g
23. Sharkara (Sugar) 4.8 kg
24. Madhu (Honey) 2.4 kg
25. Water 24.576 liter

Method of preparation

  • Fine powder of all the above mentioned herbs is made.
  • This powder is added in the water, added madhu and sharkara in a container.
  • The container is kept closed for 15-25 days.
  • Fermentation takes place and Asava is ready.
  • Contents are filtered and stored in hygienic conditions.

Dosage

10-20ml, once or twice a day, after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

Indications

  • Urinary antiseptic and astringent.
  • Leucorrhea and svetapradara.
  • Menorrhagia or Raktapradara.
  • Fever.
  • Anemia.
  • Poor appetite and assimilation.

Though this medicine is used primarily in female's complication. But it is also useful in many other diseases like inflammatory conditions, low digestion power and anorexia.

Contradiction

  • If one have irregular prolonged cycle, then don't take this medicine.
  • Very high dose may cause burning sensation.
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