Jivantyadi Kashayam – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Jivantyadi Kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is a herbal water decoction. It is mainly used in the treatment of  fever with eruptions. This medicine is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda principles. 

Benefits

Jivantyadi Kashayam Benefits: It is used in the treatment of fever with eruptions. It is also used in treating Chickenpox. It is used both for preventive and curative purposes. It is found effective in ordinary boils and diabetic carbuncles if taken from the beginning. This can be used in visarpa [Herpes], scabies and itches.

Dose, adjuvants and diet rules

Dosage: 10 – 20 ml, before food or on empty stomach, once or twice a day, or as directed by Ayurvedic physician.
It is usually administered along with honey and jaggery.

Adjuvants:
Honey or jaggery.

Pathya:
Light food is to be taken.

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.

Ingredients

Ingredients:
Jivanti – Leptadenia reticulata
Hrivera – Pavonia odorata

Triphala –
Amla – Emblica officinalis
Haritaki – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica

Vasa – Adhatoda vasica
Amruta – Tinospora cordifolia
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Shunti – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Payoda – Cyperus rotundus
Chandana – Pterocarpus santalinus
Patola –  Trichosanthes lobata / Luffa acutangula
Ushira – Vetiveria zizanioides
Nimba – Neem – Azadirachta indica

Side effects and precautions

Jeevantyadi Kashayam side effects:
Special care should be taken while prescribing this medicine to diabetic patients. It may lower blood glucose level.
Children, pregnant and lactating mothers should only take this medicine under strict medical supervision.
Store in a dry cool place.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.

Reference, manufacturer

Reference: Sahasrayoga, kashayayoga Prakarana – Masurikahara Kashaya

Manufacturer: Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal.

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