Vasaguluchyadi Kashayam is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is also known as Vasaguduchyadi kashaya, etc. It has potent hepato-protective effect.
Vasaguluchyadi Kashayam benefits:
It is widely used in the treatment of anemia, jaundice, fatty liver changes and such other liver complications. It is also used in the treatment of Pitta imbalance and bleeding disorders.
Doctors also prescribe this for the treatment of –
High cholesterol, high triglycerides, high lipid levels
Gout, Varicose veins.
Vasaguluchyadi 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.
While administering, It is usually given along with a quarter a teaspoon of honey.
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.
Avoid onions, asafoetida, horse gram, yams and brinjal and body movements too.
Honey or Loha bhasma.
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. People with diabetes need special care as this product may alter blood sugar levels, temporarily.
Shloka Sanskrit Verse
Vasaguluchyadi Kashayam Ingredients:
Vasa – Adhatoda vasica
Guduchi – Giloy – Tinospora cordifolia
Triphala – Haritaki – Terminalia chebula, Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica, Amalaki – Emblica officinalis
Katvi – Picrorrhiza kurroa
Bhunimba – Andrographis paniculata
Nimba – Neem – Azadirachta indica
It is added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to quarter part, filtered.
Ashtangahrudayam Chikitsa Stha 16/13, Sahasrayogam.
Vasaguduchyadi Kashayam tablet is the same medicine in tablet form. Its dose is 2 tablets 2 times a day after food.
Vasaguluchyadi Kwatha churna is the herbal coarse powder of the above herbs.