‘Virechana’ or therapeutic purgation is the most effective way to pacify ‘Pitta’ dosha . Deranged pitta dosha manifests in the body as excessive body heat and burning sensation, chronic inflammations of the skin and gut, and an irritable bowel. Mentally the person is anxious and prone to mental stress.
Hrudya virechana is an avaleha combination that induces safe purgation on a regular basis. It combines a number of laxative and pitta pacifying drugs in a palatable base of jaggery. It lends bulk to feces, softens it and stimulates voiding.
Hrudya virechana is a combination of drugs that soothes the heat of pitta and dryness of vata in the the body.
Improves gut motility and bowel movement. Good remedy for hard and constipated bowels.
Softens stool, and increases its bulk, which helps in easy voiding.
Improved gut function in turn restores appetite and digestion.
Enhances liver and kidney function.
Soothes inflammation and congestion in the pelvic region. Beneficial in improving reproductive health in women.
Beneficial in the management of constipation brought on by chronic medication.
Adult: 5-10 gms once or twice daily, as recommended by the Physician.
Child 3-5 gms once or twice daily, as recommended by the Physician.
DRAKSHA (Vitis vinifera)
Commonly known as grapes. It is used in both dry and wet form. Its juice is given to children mixing with water it relieves constipation. Regular application of Grapes in the form of a face pack protects skin from harmful ultraviolet radiation. It is used in the preparation of asavas and arishtas.
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.
Aragwadha and its components have been investigated for a number of biological activities such as antiparasitic, antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, antitumor, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, wound healing, analgesic, hepatoprotective and immunomodulatory actions with promising results.
SHUNTI (Zingiber officinale )
Due to its strong flavor, Ginger is an essential ingredient in many Asian cuisines. Its therapeutic benefits have been recorded in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Ginger is a potent anti-nauseatic and is beneficial in treating upset stomach.Gingerol and shogaol, active components of Ginger, suppress gastric contractions. Both the fresh and dried rhizomes of Ginger suppress gastric secretion and reduce vomiting. The compounds 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol have a number of pharmacological properties, including antipyretic, analgesic, antitussive and hypotensive properties.
MARICHA (Piper nigrum)
Commonly known as black pepper. Common ingredient at the kitchen. Its properties include Antidepressant, Antifungal, Anti diarrhoeal, Anti inflammatory, Anti mutagenic, Anti-metastatic activity. Crushed pepper with honey relieves cold and steam inhalation along with eucalyptus reduces chest congestion.
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 quiet 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 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.
Commonly called Elaichi, it has very good antiibacterial and anfungal properties. It helps in reducing inflammation. Cardamom is often given the epithet ‘queen of spices’ as it is used to flavor food in many countries. In addition, the herb has several health benefits. The German Commission E has indicated the use of Cardamom in dyspepsia and as a cholagogue, which promotes bile discharge from the system. The herb is also helpful in treating gum and teeth infections, throat congestion and kidney disorders
Ironwood Tree possesses many therapeutic benefits. It is a hemostatic that stops bleeding and is also an anti-inflammatory. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommends the use of the plant in gout, hemorrhagic disorders and diseases of the urinary bladder.
Commonly known as turpeth. It is useful for easy purgation. Trivrit can be considered the best owing to its properties like strength, piercing and pungent nature. It is thus very useful in losing body weight. It is useful to get relief from worm infestation, constipation and healing infected wounds. Paste of trivrit consumed in the early morning for purgation.