PatolaKaturohinyadi kashayam Benefits, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients

PatolaKaturohinyadi Kashayam is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is used in the treatment of anorexia, vomoting, skin diseases etc. It is more commonly used in the treatment of south Indian Ayurvedic practice.


PatolaKaturohinyadi Kashayam benefits: 
It is one of the very potent Ayurvedic medicine for jaundice, psoriasis, allergic dermatitis, tinea infection, viral infections and liver diseases.
It is widely used in the treatment of skin diseases involving itching, pigmentation and burning sensation.
It is used in the treatment of fever of Kapha and Pitta origin.
It is very useful in decreasing bad cholesterol.
It is a potent antitoxic medicine. Used for liver detox.
It improves digestion power and relieves anorexia.
It is a potent antimicrobial medicine.

Effective in the after effects of snake poisons.



Ayurveda practitioners prescribe this product also for: 
Hyperacidity, gastritis, acid peptic disorder
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Pemphigus vulgaris, scalp psoriasis
Weak digestion strength
Obesity, fatty liver disorder, gall stone
Acute eczema, Chronic urticaria

For skin diseases such as urticaria, psoriasis, etc., it is often used in combination with other medicines such as Haridra Khanda, Gandhaka Rasayana, 777 oil etc.


Patola Katurohinyadi Kashay dose: 
The dose is 12 – 24 ml, before food, at about 6 – 7 am and 6 – 7 pm or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is usually advised to add equal amount of water to the kashayam.
It is advised to take a little pepper powder and honey after taking this kashayam.

Also available in tablet form, called Patola Katurohinyadi Kashayam tablet or kwatham tablet.
Dose of the tablet is 2 tablets 2 times a day before food.

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.

Adjuvants, Side Effects

 Adjuvant – Honey.

Patola Katurohinyadi Kashaya Side Effects: 
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.
Special care and precaution is required while administering this medicine to people with diabetes.


Patola Katurohinyadi Kashayam Ingredients: 
This medicine is prepared from the herbs in Patoladi Gana of Ashtanga Hrudayam.
Patola – Pointed gourd – Trichosanthes dioica
Katurohini – Picrorhiza kurroa
Chandana – Sandal wood – Santalum album
Madhusrava – Marsdenia tenacissima
Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia
Patha – Cissampelos pariera
It is added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to quarter part, filtered.


 Ashtanga Hrudayam Sutrasthana 15/15

Patolakaturohinyadi kashayam tablet is the same kashayam in tablet form.
Patolakaturohinyadi Kwatha churna is the herbal coarse powder of the above herbs.

Expiry date

Its expiry date is – 3 years from the date of manufacture. But once you open it, it should be emptied or thrown out, within 4 – 5 months.

Nagarjuna – Patola katurohinyaadi kashaayam, Patola katurohinyaadi kashaayam tablet

How long does it take to start showing results?
Depends on the dosage and other products suggested with this. Usually 1 – 2 weeks time.

Can this product be taken along with Allopathic medicines (English medicines)?
Usually it is well tolerated with allopathic medicines. However, consult your doctor for the right advice. When English and Ayurvedic medicines are advised together, it is best to take English medicine first, give a gap of half an hour and then take Ayurvedic medicines.  

Can it be used in people with diabetes?
Yes. But an eye should be kept on the blood sugar level. Your doctor should help you in this regard. This product can reduce blood sugar levels.

It is sold in plastic bottles. Is it fine? 
If the quality of the bottle material is very good, it should not be problem, if stored for a short period of time.

Can this be taken without consulting a doctor?

Can one take non vegetarian food while taking this medicine?
Yes, unless your practitioner has asked to avoid it.

Is there any Pathya (diet rules to be followed while taking this product?
No product specific diet is mentioned. If the practitioner has advised diet control based on disease, one has to follow that.

Shloka- Sanskrit verse

पटोलकटुरोहिनिचन्दनं मधुस्रवगुडुचिपाठान्वितम् ।
निहन्ति कफपित्तकुष्ठ ज्वरान् विषं वमिमरोचकं कामलाम् ॥
paṭolakaṭurohinicandanaṃ madhusravaguḍucipāṭhānvitam |
nihanti kaphapittakuṣṭha jvarān viṣaṃ vamimarocakaṃ kāmalām ||

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21 thoughts on “PatolaKaturohinyadi kashayam Benefits, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients”

  1. It may reduce blood sugar levels. If you are diabetic and already taking medicine, then the dosage of diabetic medicine and your blood sugar levels need monitoring, while taking this medicine.

  2. Hi, I’m Nicole, from Romain and i want to ask you, Dr.JV Hebbar, about one drug named: patolakaturohinyadi kwatham and haridrakhandam , where i could find it, to buy? This drug is usefull for my father, he suffers from chronic urticaria.

  3. Hello, I’m Alejandra from Colombia. I took Patolakaturohinyadi Kashayam and Arogyavardhini Gutika in an aurveda center in India for two weeks and started to get pimples all over my face. Now that I’m back in my country I started to take them again and instntly got acne. I’ve been told to be patient, but I’m loosing it. Can you give me any advice? Thank you!

  4. Are there differences between kashasya, tablet and lehya forms of the same medicine? While I was taking kashaya of patiala Katty rihinyadi I was OK, but when that was changed to tablet and agasthya kehya added I began to firm gas..
    Which is the best firm to take medicines in generally to avoid heavy metals and acidity or gas

  5. hi sir,

    iam taking the following medicines for scalp sebhoric dermatitis—triphala gugulu 3 tab/3 times a day. patolakaturohiniyadi 2tab/2times a day,gandhaka rasayana 3tab/3times a day,brahma rasayana 1 spoon at night and kaisora gugulu 2tab/2 times a day. but after taking these tablets I faced heavy bleeding the next month. when I chkd in google they mentioned as kaisora guggulu can somtime create heavy I stopped using kaisora guggulu alone at present and iam taking other medicines. should I continue with kaisora guggulu or I can stop this tablet alone. please reply sir

  6. HI ,
    i have Pilmples and hair loss problem , for that my doctor recommned me this kashyam with other blood purifier Syrup. Can i take PatolKatuRohiniyadi Kashyam with other dieti supplements like , Multivitamin, protin powder, Milk thustle, and Ashwgandha . please suggest.

  7. I am suffering from urticaria/hives since last three months taken lots of homeopathic and allopathic medicines but no improvements. can i take this please suggest.

  8. sir i have psoriasi for past 3 months now im take this patolakaturohinyadi kashayam it’s usefull to cure them please answer me .


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