Balapunarnavadi kashaya is a ‘vata-hara’ combination that has a pronounced effect on the fluid balance in the body. It enhances the functioning of the kidneys, blood circulation and lymph drainage.
‘Kashaya’ or herbal decoctions harness the healing properties of herbs and roots in a mild and easily absorbable water base.
Adult: 15-20 ml mixed with 45-60 ml of boiled and cooled water, twice daily on empty stomach.
Child: 10-15 ml mixed with 30-45 ml of boiled and cooled water, twice daily on empty stomach
Key ingredients and their properties
BALA (Sida cordifolia Linn)
The Ayurvedic system of medicine considers Bala or Sida cordifolia as a tonic, astringent, emollient, and aphrodisiac. The drug also forms a chief ingredient of several important formulations and preparations in Ayurveda. Internally, bala is believed to be a very effective nervine tonic and Rasayana for all kinds of vata disorders.
PUNARNAVA ( Boerhaavia diffusa)
Punarnava, a potent ayurvedic has immense health benefits and has been in use since ancient times in treating a host of health anomalies. Commonly known as Hogweed, Sterling, Tarvine in English, Mukarati Kirei in Tamil, Raktakunda, and Shothaghni in Sanskrit, it goes by the botanical name Boerhavia diffusa. Punarnava has powerful analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, which is extremely beneficial in reducing joint and muscle pain, thereby reducing the chances of chronic autoimmune inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
CHAVYA (Piper chaba)
It is useful in treating indigestion, abdominal colic, worm infestation, poisoning, anorexia, productive cough, asthma, bronchitis, fever, diarrhea, IBS, hemorrhoids, piles, fistula, chronic respiratory disorders, throat disorders and rheumatic conditions.
PIPPALI (Piper longum)
Pippali is known as “tridoshic” herb as it suits all body types. Thus regular consumption of pippali in suggested quantity can help you to immune your body to quite an extent. Pippali has Anti-microbial, Anti-inflammatory activity. Consumption of pippali is said to exhibit anti-spasmodic action and hypoglycaemic effect which is believed to lower blood sugar level. It is also reported to be an antagonist in respiratory depression. Also due to its cooling post-digestive effect consumption of pippali is considered as a safe and effective option to avoid all sorts of digestive disorders.
GOKSHURA (Tribulus terestris)
Being an amazing skin emollient, these prickly dried fruits of the gokshura tree treats skin infections and inflammatory conditions. It also helps in treating the various signs of aging like wrinkles, fine lines, dark circles, etc and bestows smooth, glowing revitalized skin. Land Caltrops have been used for centuries as a general tonic by the Ancient Greeks. It is used in Ayurvedic medicine to maintain efficient kidney and urinary functions and in reducing renal discomfort. It is effective in treating urinary tract disorders because it promotes the flow of urine and cools and soothes the membranes of the urinary tract. Land Caltrops has also been described as an aphrodisiac in Ayurveda.