Kanasathahwadi Kashayam is a potent combination of drugs having hot and penetrating qualities. It is very effective in breaking through the ‘Jadatwa’ or stagnancy imposed by Kapha, and restoring structure and function.
‘Kapha dosha’ when deranged, slows down the metabolism, and hormone function and triggers abnormal growth of body tissues. Kapha dushti brought about by a sedentary lifestyle and over-nourishment lies at the base of most lifestyle disorders like type II diabetes, hypertension and thyroid dysfunction.
Features and benefits of Kanasathahwadi Kashayam –
- Kanasathahwadi Kashayam is beneficial in the management of hormonal imbalance and weight gain in women. Restores menstrual health.
- Over nourishment and sedentary lifestyle leads to metabolic deficiencies. Kanasathahwadi Kashayam sets metabolism on track and prevents the onset of lifestyle diseases.
- Excellent remedy for chronic respiratory congestion. Kanasathahwadi Kashayam sloughs off the vitiated Kapha from the nasal tract, throat and chest.
Adult: 15-20 ml of Kanasathahwadi Kashayam mixed with 45-60 ml of boiled and cooled water, twice daily on empty stomach.
Child: 10-15 ml of Kanasathahwadi Kashayam mixed with 30-45 ml of boiled and cooled water, twice daily on empty stomach.
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.
AJAMODA (Apium leptophyllum)
Ajamoda is an important drug of Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani systems of medicine, which consists of umbelliferous fruits. The drug to be used in the formulations are fruits of Apium leptophyllum. According to Ayurveda, Ajamoda Arka is useful in Agnimandya (Loss of appetite), Ajirna (Indigestion), Bastiroga (Urinary bladder disorder), Vata-Kapha-roga (Diseases due to Vata & Kapha disorders), and Aruchi (Anorexia).
DEVADARU (Cedrus deodara)
Himalayan Cedar is very effective in neurological disorders, asthma, pruritus, infested wound. Devadaru is also effective in arthritis and headache. Deodar oil contains two major sesquiterpenoids a – and ß- himachalenes. Deodardione are also isolated from the essential oil. The oil shows invitro antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory activity.
BHARANGI (Clerodendron Serratum)
Bharangi is a one of the common herbs used in the treatment of common cold, chronic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, cough and other chronic respiratory problems. It is also an excellent dry cough home remedy. It is also used by Ayurveda for relief from fever and hyper-pyrexia.
KULATHA (Macrotyloma uniflorum)
Commonly called horse gram, Horse gram powder does wonder in treating various health issues such as asthma, bronchitis, urinary problems, jaundice, peptic ulcer, hemorrhoids, and even menstrual problems. It is also beneficial for extracting phlegm and controlling fever.
LASUNA (Allium sativum)
Garlic is a spice known as ‘Rasona’ in Ayurveda. It is a popular ingredient in cooking due to its strong smell and medicinal properties. It is rich in sulphur compounds that attribute to its various health benefits. Garlic helps to manage weight by improving the metabolism of the body. It is good for heart health as it maintains a balance between good cholesterol and bad cholesterol levels due to its lipid lowering property. It prevents plaque formation and helps to widen the blood vessels thereby managing blood pressure due to its antioxidant property.