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Chandanadi kashayam – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Chandanadi Kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine in herbal decoction form. It is used in the treatment of fever, cough, thirst etc. This product is formulated based on Kerala Ayurvedic principles.


Chandanadi Kashayam uses:
It is used mainly used in Pitta imbalance disorders like
Excessive thirst – Trushna
Cold, cough – Kasa
Fever- Jvara
Bleeding disorders – Rakta


Chandanadi kashayam ingredients:

Chandana – Sandalwood – Santalum album
Indrayava – Connessi seed – Holarrhena antidysenterica
Patha – Cyclea peltata
Katuki – Picrorrhiza kurroa
Duralabha – Alhagi camelorum
Guduchi – Indian Tinospora (stem) – Tinospora cordifolia
Balaka – Pavonia odorata
Lodhra – Lodh tree (bark) – Symplocos racemosa
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
The above herb powders in equal quantity is used to prepare Kashayam (water decoction)

Sanskrit verse

chandanadi kashayam


Chandanadi kashayam dose:
5 – 10 ml, once or twice a day, before food, along with honey, or as directed by doctor.
If the Kashayam is concentrated, then it should be mixed with equal quantities of water.

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, manufacturer

Side effects:
There are no known side effects with this product.
However, it is best to use this medicine under medical supervision.

SNA Oushadhasala Pvt. Ltd.,

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

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