Asanadi kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine in water decoction form. It is used in the treatment of diabetes, skin diseases and obesity etc.
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- It is one of the best kashayam for weight loss.
- It is used in the treatment of diabetes, anemia.
- It mitigates Kapha Dosha.
- It is also used in treating many skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, leukoderma.
- It relieves intestinal worms (helminthiasis)
Effect on Tridosha – Balances kapha.
5 – 10 ml of Kashaya, once or twice a day, before food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor/
if the Kashayam is concentrated, then it needs to be mixed with equal quantity of water before drinking.
How long to use: It can be used upto 1 – 2 months based on doctor’s prescription.
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.
People with diabetes should take this medicine only under medical supervision. Over-dosage may cause hypo-glycemia (lowering of blood sugar level).
Asanadi Gana kashayam ingredients, how to make:
|Sl no||Sanskrit name||Botanical name||Parts used||Quantity|
|1||Asana||Pterocarpus marsupium||Bark||10 g|
|2||Tinisha||Anogeissus latifolia||Fruit||10 g|
|3||Bhurja||Betula utilis||Leaf||10 g|
|4||Shwetavaha||Calotropis procera||Leaf||10 g|
|5||Prakeerya||Sapindus trifoliatus Linn.||Root||10 g|
|6||Khadira||Acacia catechu||Extract||10 g|
|7||Kadara||Acacia polyantha||Stem||10 g|
|8||Bhandi||Rubia cordifolia||Root||10 g|
|9||Shimshapa||Dalbergia sissoo||Root||10 g|
|10||Meshashrungi||Prosopis specigera||Root||10 g|
|11||Shwetachandana||Santalum album||Stem||10 g|
|12||Raktachandana||Pterocarpus santalinus||Stem||10 g|
|13||Daruharidra||Berberis aristata||Stem||10 g|
|14||Tala||Borassus flabellifer||Leaf||10 g|
|15||Palasha||Butea monosperma||Flower||10 g|
|16||Jonkaka||Aquilaria agallocha||Stem||10 g|
|17||Shakha||Grewia populifolia||Leaf||10 g|
|18||Shala||Shorea robusta||Stem||10 g|
|19||Kramuka||Phyllanthus reticulatus||Seed||10 g|
|20||Dhava||Anogeissus latifolia||Root||10 g|
|21||Kalinga||Holarrhena antidysenterica||Stem bark||10 g|
|22||Ashwakarna||Cassia fistula||Bark||10 g|
|23||Ajakarna||Acacia leucophloea||Root||10 g|
The herbs are taken in coarse powder form, added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to a quarter part, filtered. If you have bought this kashayam readily from the market, it will be containing Sodium benzoate as preservative.
Reference and Shelf Life
Ashtanga Hrudayam Sutrasthana 15 (shodhanadi Gana) – 19 – 20
Shelf life: 3 years from the date of manufacture.