Patolamooladi kashayam Benefits, Dose, Side Effects, Ingredients

Patolamooladi Kashayam is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is also known as  Patolamuladi kashayam, Patolamooladi kashaya


Patolamooladi Kashayam benefits: 
It is often used for detoxification purpose.

It is used in the treatment of skin diseases involving itching, pigmentation and burning sensation.
It is used to treat piles, sprue, IBS.
It is a potent Ayurvedic medicine for jaundice, viral infections and liver diseases.
It is used in the treatment of fever.
It cleanses urinary bladder.


Doctors also prescribe this for
High cholesterol
Dark pigmentation on facial skin
Acne vulgaris


Patolamooladi Kashayam dose: 
The dose is 12 – 24 ml, before food, at about 6 – 7am 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 quantity of honey after taking this kashayam.

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

Patolamooladi 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.

Shloka Sanskrit Verse


Patolamooladi Kashayam Ingredients: 
Patola – Luffa acutangula – 6.75 g
Triphala – Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Amla (Emblica officinalis) – 6.75 g each
Vishala – Citrullus colocynthis – 6.75 g
Trayamana – Gentiana kurroo – 1.5 g
Katurohini – Picrorhiza kurroa – 1.5 g
Nagara – Ginger – 0.75 g

It is added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to quarter part, filtered.

Nagarjuna – Patolamoolaadi Kashaayam, Patolamoolaadi Kashaayam Tablet


Ashtanga Hrudayam Chikitsasthana 19/28 – 30

Patolamooladi Kwatha churna is the herbal coarse powder of the above herbs.

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

2 thoughts on “Patolamooladi kashayam Benefits, Dose, Side Effects, Ingredients”

  1. Sir is this medicine good for acne vulgaris. Iam already taking aswagandadhi lehya for weight gain , so is there any problem in using this medicine along with above said?


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