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Sahacharadi Kashayam an effective Back Pain Remedy


Sahacharadi Kashayam is a proved formulation time and again as an effective remedy for Back pains especially Low back pains, Lumbar Spondylosis and Sciatica.It is a simple formulation taken and prepared from a reference in Sahasra Yogam…an Ayurvedic text.

Sahacharadi Kashayam is a simple herbal compound in the form of a herb processed decoction or liquid very much prescribed in the pains involving the low back and lower limbs. Its chief ingredients are Sahachara(Strobilanthes_heynianus), Devadaru(Cedrus deodara) and Nagara/Shunti(Zingiber officinale). As a combined effective formulation they help in allievating the back pain and associated complaints.

Sahachara: Botanical name - Strobilanthes_heynianus, Family-Acanthaceae

Properties: Rasa(Taste) : Tikta, Madhura
Guna(Character) : Lakhu, Snigda
Virya(Potency) : Ushna
Vipaka(Post digestion effect) : Katu

Actions and uses: It pacifies the vitiated vata and hence allievates the diseases caused due to the morbid vata, skin diseases, impotency and diabetes. It also purifies and detoxifies the blood.

Useful part : Whole plant.

Devadaru: Botanical name : Cedrus deodara (Roxb.ex.D.Don) G.Don.,Family : Pinaceae

Properties:
Rasa (Taste) : Tikta, Katu
Guna (Character) : Lakhu, Snigdha
Virya(Potency) : Ushna
Vipaka(Post digestion effect) : Katu

Action and uses:It pacifies the vitiated vata & kapha. It is highly beneficial invarious types of pain, arthritis, ear ache, inflammation, headache, epilepsy, insomnia, cough, bronchitis, hiccough, diabetes, urinary tract infections, calculi, skin diseases and cardiac disorders.
Useful part : Leaves, Heartwood, Oil.

Nagara/Shunti: Botanical name : Zingiber officinale Rosc, Family : Zingiberaceae

Properties:
Rasa (Taste) : Katu
Guna(Character) : Guru, Rooksha,
Virya(Potency) : Ushna
Vipaka(Post digestion effect) : Madhura

Action and Uses: It pacifies vitiated kapha & vata. It helps in relieving effectively body pains, dropsy, asthma, cough, colic, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, inflammations and abdominal discomforts. Dry ginger is appetizer, laxative, expectorant, and carminative.
Useful part : Rhizomes.

Dose of Kashayam: 15 ml twice daily mixed with 30ml of water, before food or as per the instructions of the physician.

Sahacharadi Kashayam Tablets: It is nothing but the aqueous extract form of the classical kashayam. The kashayam is further condensed to obtain the shape of a tablet. Since Kashayams pose a palatable problem for many due to their bitter taste, the tablet forms are introduced by the pioneers of Kashayam tablets…the Arya Vaidya Nilayam. This form is easy to consume and also to carry.

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