Ushirasava

Ushirasava –

IngredientsQuantity
Ushira (Vetiver) – Vetiveria Zizanioides48 grams
Netrabala (Sugandha Bala) – Pavonia Odorata48 grams
Neel Kamal (Blue water lily) – Nymphaea Stellata48 grams
Kamal (Lotus) flowers – Nelumbo Nucifera48 grams
Safed Kamal (White Lotus) flowers48 grams
Priyangu flowers – Callicarpa Macrophylla48 grams
Gambhari (Beech wood/Kasmari) – Gmelina Arborea48 grams
Padmaka (Padmakh) – Prunus Cerasoides48 grams
Lodhra – Symplocos Racemosa48 grams
Manjistha – Rubia Cordifolia48 grams
Dhamasa (Duralabha) – Fagonia Cretica48 grams
Patha – Cissampelos Pareira48 grams
Chirayata (Kiratatikta) – Swertia Chirata48 grams
Bargad or Barh (Indian Banyan) – Ficus Benghalensis48 grams
Udumbara  or Gular (Cluster Fig Tree) – Ficus Racemosa48 grams
Kanchanar – Bauhinia Variegata48 grams
Jamun (Java Plum) – Syzygium Cumini48 grams
Pitpapra – Fumaria Indica48 grams
Kachur (Zedoary) – Curcuma Zedoaria48 grams
Patola leaves – Trichosanthes Dioica48 grams
Mochras48 grams
Munakka1 Kg
Dhataki Flowers – Woodfordia Fruticosa750 grams
Warm Water24 Kg
Jatamansi (Spikenard) – Nardostachys JatamansiQ.S.
Kali Mirch (Black Pepper) – Piper NigrumQ.S.
Sharkara (Sugar)4800 grams
Shahad (Honey)2400 grams

 

Use mud pot for its preparation. Mud pot first fumigated with Jatamani and Maricha powder. add pure water and othe ingredients along with sugar and honey. Closed this vessels air tight for 1 month for fermentation. After 1 month, filter it and preserved.

Reference: BHAISHAJYA RATNAVALI, CHAPTER 13, RAKTPITTA PRAKARANA, VERSE 162-166

 

Indications-

It is used in bleeding disorders such as nasal bleeding, heavy menstruation, skin diseases, intestinal worms, inflammatory conditions and piles

It is also used to treat excess body heat, skin diseases with burning sensation and prickly heat.

It balances pitta and used for treating grey hairs due to high pitta dosha.

 

Dosage-

Children2.5 to 10 ml
Adults10 to 30 ml
Maximum Possible Dosage60 Per Day (in divided doses) **
Doses: 2 Doses – After Breakfast and Dinner
Adjuvant: With equal amount of water
Best Time to Take: After Food

 

Side effects-

Dose above 50ml can cause stomach irritation. If given for wrong complaints, as mentioned above, it may delay periods and prolonged menstruation.

It is avoided during pregnancy. And During lactation period it should be taken after doctors advised in a lower dose.

 

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