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Patrangasava - Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage

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.NameLatin Name Quantity
1.Patrangacaesalpinia sappan48 g
2.Shalmalikusuma Bombax malabaricum48 g
3.VasaAdhatoda vasica48 g
4.BalaSida cordifolia48 g
5.Amrasthi (Mango seed kernel)Mangifera indica48 g
6.DarviBerberis aristata48 g
7.BhunimbaAndrographis paniculata48 g
8.BhallatakaSemecarpus anacardium48 g
9.SarivaHemidesmus indicus48 g
10.JapakusumaHibiscus rosa sinensis48 g
11.KhadiraiAcacia catechu48 g
12.AphukaOpium sativum48 g
13.JeerakaCuminum cyminum48 g
14.Loha (Iron Bhasma)Cassia angustifolia48 g
15.Rasanjana (Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata)48 g
16.BilvaAegle marmelos48 g
17.KesharajaEclipta alba48 g
18.Twak (Cinnamon)Cinnamomum zeylanicum48 g
19.Kumkuma (Saffron)Crocus sativus48 g
20.Devakushuma (Clove)Syzigium aromaticum48 g
21.Draksha960 g
22.Dhataki768 g
23.Sharkara (Sugar)4.8 kg
24.Madhu (Honey)2.4 kg
25.Water24.576 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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