Stanyajanana Kashaya – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Stanyajanana Kashaya is an Ayurvedic medicine in water decoction form. It is used induce breast milk production in mother. It is formulated based on Stanyajanana gana explained by Master Charaka. 


Stanyajanana Kashaya uses:

It stimulates mammary glands to produce good amount of breast milk in lactating mothers.
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha.


Stanyajanan Kashay Dosage:
10 – 20 ml, once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to take?
This medicine can be safely taken for a period of upto 2-4 months.

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

Stanyajanan Kashay Side Effects:
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Diabetic, hypertensive patients, Pregnant ladies, lactating mothers should take this medicine strictly under medical supervision.
Over-dosage may cause burning sensation and gastritis.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.


Stanyajanan Kwath ingredients and how to make?
10 g coarse powder of each of
Veerana – Khus Khus – Vetiveria zizanioides
Shati – Curcuma zeodaria / Hedychium spicatum
Shashtika – Rice grown in 60 days – Oryza sativa
Ikshuvalika – Hygrophila (root) – Asteracantha longifolia
Darbha – Desmostachya bipinnata
Kusha – Saccharum spontaneum
Kasha – Saccharum spontaneum
Gundra – Cyperus rotundus
Itkata – Sesbania bispinosa
All the ingredients are added to 16 parts of water, boiled and reduced to 1/4th part, filtered and used.

Reference and Shelf Life

Reference: Charakasamhita Sutrasthana 4:17, Astangasamgraham.

Shelf Life: 3 years from the date of manufacture, when preservatives are added. if you have opened the seal of the bottle, better to use it before 3 years.

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