Bharngi Guda – Uses, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients

Bharngi Guda is an effective Ayurvedic medicine for diseases of respiratory conditions. It is in herbal jam form. It is prepared in jaggery base.

Uses


It is used in the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases, bronchitis, asthma, cough, rhinitis, low digestion power. It improves voice strength and skin complexion.

Dosage


6 – 12 grams – in divided dose in a day, after food.
It is usually administered along with milk or water.
Dosage for children below 5 years of age – 1 – 2 grams, once or twice a day, along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
Dosage for children between 5 – 12 years of age – 5 grams once or twice a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.

Side Effects


Bharngi Guda in higher doses may cause gastritis.
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are diabetic. In diabetic patients, only if the blood sugar is under good control, then this medicine can be given

Ingredients


Bharngi – Clerodendron serratum – 4.8 kg
Dashamoola – group of ten herbs – 4.8 kg
are together taken with 57.6 liters of water, boiled and reduced to 14.4 liters. Filtered.
To this kashayam, following ingredients are added with jaggery – 4.8 kg and brought into semisolid consistency.
At the end it is added with
Trikatu – pepper, long pepper and ginger – 48 grams each,
cinnamon, cardamom and Patra (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) – 48 g each
Yavakshara – 24 grams
Honey – 288 grams.

Reference

 Bhaishajya Ratnavali – Hikkashwasa adhikara – 29 – 34

Shelf life

3 years from the date of manufacturing. Once the bottle is opened, it is best to finish it within 4 – 5 months of time.

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