Tambula Lehyam

Introduction

Tambula Lehyam also known as Thamboola lehyam is an herbal formulation which aids in curing respiratory disorders like cold, cough, and asthma to name a few. Tambula is referred to a betel leaf which is the key ingredient of this formulation.

Ingredients

  • Betel leaf extract (Piper betel)
  • Himamshu (Bambusa bambos)
  • Long pepper (Piper longum)
  • Cumin (Cuminum cyminum)
  • Sugar
  • Honey

Method of Preparation

Clean all the ingredients and make a water decoction of Piper betel. After the decoction is made, add powdered form of remaining ingredients and sugar and heat it till it attains a semisolid consistency. In the end honey is added and combined well.

Dosage

5 grams twice a day with honey or lukewarm water after meals.

Indications

  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Rhinitis
  • Whooping cough
  • Vomiting
  • Breath constraint

Contraindications

  • Over dosage should be avoided.
  • There are no reported side effects of this formulation.
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