Increased heat and acidity in the body invariably lead to disease and morbidity. This condition is brought about by ‘Pitta’ dosha deranged by faulty ahara (food) and vihara (activities) on a routine basis.
Guloochyadi kashayam is a formula renowned for its ‘Pittahara’ property. ‘Kashaya’ or herbal decoctions harness herbs’ healing properties 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 an empty stomach.
Child: 10-15 ml mixed with 30-45 ml of boiled and cooled water, twice daily on an empty stomach.
GUDUCHI (Tinospora cordifolia)
Also called amrutha because of its medicinal properties. The extract is used in fever and rhinitis conditions. It’s having tonic, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, anti-arthritic, anti-lepritic, anti-allergic, and anti-diabetic properties. The powder of Tinospora is given to children by mixing with lukewarm water for nourishment and pregnant women also. The extract is given in fever conditions.
NIMBA (Azardirachta indica) .
Commonly known as neem tree. Neem is used for various skin diseases, eye disorders, ulcers, gum diseases, for birth control. It is also used as a mosquito repellent. Neem leaf paste is used as a home remedy for skin rashes. Neem leaf is used for leprosy, eye disorders, bloody nose, intestinal worms, stomach upset, loss of appetite, skin ulcers, diseases of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease), fever, diabetes, gum disease (gingivitis), and liver problems. The leaf is also used for birth control and to cause abortions.
PADMAKAM (Ptunus cerasoides)
Commonly called the wild Himalayan cherry. The powder of the plant Padmaka is applied in the form of paste in the treatment of skin diseases, to improve the complexion of skin, to treat herpes. The heartwood of the plant is used to treat vomiting, nausea, and gastritis. The presence of six elements, including iron, zinc, and copper, in varying concentrations in the extract of Padmaka, makes it a very effective herb for the skin. It retains moisture in the skin whilst helping to keep acne at bay.
RAKTHA CHANDANAM(Pterocarpus santalinus)
Commonly called red sanders. It is primarily used for skincare and beauty purposes. It is very effective in reducing blemishes and treating acne. It also helps in the removal of suntan and dullness because of its cooling properties. The wood at the center of the trunk (heartwood) is used as medicine. Red sandalwood is used for treating digestive tract problems, fluid retention, and coughs, and for blood purification. Applying sandalwood oil on the scalp is very useful for hair growth. Due to the astringent properties in sandalwood oil, it helps to strengthen the hair and removes dry cells which are an obstacle in hair growth.
Commonly known as coriander. Coriander promotes liver functions and bowel movements. Coriander seed helps in reducing bad cholesterol and promotes good cholesterol in the body. It has hot potency, promotes digestive fire, and manages all kinds of fever. In foods, coriander is used as a culinary spice and to prevent food poisoning. In manufacturing, coriander is used as a flavoring agent in medicines and tobacco and as a fragrance in cosmetics and soaps. Drinking coriander water in the morning can help improve digestion throughout the day, and boost metabolism. Both these properties can help aid the weight loss process. Strengthens the hair: Coriander is known to be rich in vitamins like Vitamin K, C, and A. All these are very vital for hair strength and growth.