Vara Asanadi Kashayam Ingredients, Use Preparation, Dosage

Vara asanadi kashayam/kvatha is a herbal decoction used in the treatment of Obesity. This decoction helps in reducing body weight. It helps in detoxifying the body by eliminating the ama.


Equal quantity of –
Asana – Pterocarpus marsupium – It is used extensively in diabetes, obesity and skin diseases
Haritaki – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica 
Amalaki – Emblica officinalis
Agni – Plumbago zeylanica – It is the best herb used to improve digestion
Turmeric – Curcuma longa – It is a good body detoxifier and anti inflammatory herb.
Aya patra – Iron calx


Iron deficiency anemia
Skin diseases

Sanskrit Verses

Method of preparation

Above mentioned ingredients are taken in equal quantity in dry form. It is then added with 16 parts of water and boiled in mild fire till it reduces to 1/4. Decoction is filtered and stored in an air tight container.


12 – 24 ml, before food with equal quantity of water

Adjuvant (Anupana)


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

There are no known side effects with this medicine.
However, it is best to use this medicine under medical supervision.
Store in a cool dry place, away from sunlight.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.                                               

Reference, Shelf life

Sahasra yoga kashaya prakarana

Shelf life:
3 years from the date of manufacturing. 

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