Seeta Virya (cold potency) and Sthambhana Karma (halting property) are the hallmark properties of Musaleekhadiradi Kashaya. Pitta dosha aggravation leads to grievous hormonal balance in women. This manifests as bleeding disorders, chronic white discharge, painful periods etc.
Musaleekhadiradi Kashayam is widely used in managing these conditions of ‘Pitta Prakopa’ in the menstruating woman. ‘Kashaya’ or herbal decoctions harness the healing properties of herbs and roots in a mild and easily absorbable water base.
Features and benefits of Musaleekhadiradi Kashayam –
- Musaleekhadiradi Kashayam is a deeply cooling combination of Musali (Curculigo orchiodes), Khadira (Acacia catechu), Amalaki (Embilica officinalis), Trikandakam (Tribulus terrestrius), Jambu (Syzigium cumini), and Sathavari (Asparagus racemosus).
- Hormonal balance is the key to urogenital health. Musaleekhadiradi Kashayam helps to pacify aggravated Pitta in the human body, especially the colon and the genito-urinary tract.
- Seetha Guna (Cold potency) and Sthambhana Karma (halting property) characterize this herbal combination. It is beneficial in the management of chronic vaginal discharge.
- Musaleekhadiradi Kashayam soothes excessive body heat and burning sensation. It prevents recurrent infections in the urinary tract.
Adult: 15-20 ml of Musaleekhadiradi Kashayam mixed with 45-60 ml of boiled and cooled water, twice daily on empty stomach.
Child: 10-15 ml of Musaleekhadiradi Kashayam mixed with 30-45 ml of boiled and cooled water, twice daily on an empty stomach.
MUSALI (Curculigo orchioides)
Safed Musali is a rare herb from India. It is used in traditional systems of medicine including Ayurveda, Unani, and homeopathy. It is traditionally used for arthritis, cancer, diabetes, boosting vitality, improving sexual performance, and for many other uses. Due to its nature, it’s also very effective in gynecological complaints.
KHADIRA (Acacia catechu)
Commonly known as Karingali, it is used for stomach problems such as diarrhea, swelling of the colon (colitis), and indigestion. It is also used orally for pain from osteoarthritis and topically to treat pain, bleeding, and swelling (inflammation).
AMALAKI (Embilica officinalis)
The benefits of Amalaki are numerous, which is part of why it is considered to be the best antiaging ingredient in all of Ayurveda. It is beneficial in metabolism, elimination and normal liver function and excellent for the hair and skin. The fruit is an important source of Vitamin C, minerals and amino acids. It contains three times the protein concentration and Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) concentration than apple.
SHATAVARI (Asparagus recemosa)
Coined as the ‘Queen Of Herbs’, Shatavari has been used for centuries as a hormone balancer and a general tonic to uplift female health and libido. Being a powerful adaptogenic herb, it not only relieves one from physical and emotional stress but also manages diabetes mellitus, prevents high cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and helps in the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections, oedema, infertility, depression, and cancer.
GOKSHURA (Tribulus terestris)
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.