Indukantham kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine in water decoction form. It is mainly used in treating fever, Acidity, Low immunity and abdominal disorders. It is also known as Indukantam qwath, Indukantham kwatham.
Indukantham kashayam is also available in following presentations
Indukantham kashayam tablet
Indukantham Kashaya Sookshma churna
Indukantham Kashaya Extract Sachet
Indukantham Kashayam benefits:
It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of fever.
It relieves abdominal bloating, gaseous distention, gulma.
It removes phlegm, relieves respiratory distress.
It relieves abdominal pain, acidity improves digestion.
It is nourishing in nature, improves strength and immunity. The name signifies this makes one as handsome as moon.
Useful in stomach pain, nausea (vomiting sensation)
Chronic gastritis, GERD, gastric and duodenal ulcer.
This medicine is also available in syrup form called as Indukantham syrup. The tablet presentation and Ghritha presentation are also available.
Indukantham kashayam Ingredients:
It is actually prepared from the herbal ingredients of Indukantham ghee
It is prepared from the following herbal powder mixture –
Putika – Holoptelea integrifolia Daru – Cedrus deodara Dashamoola – group of ten herbs – Bilva – Aegle marmelos Agnimantha – Premna mucronata Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens Gambhari – Gmelina arborea Brihati – Solanum indicum Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum Prishnaparni – Uraria picta Pippali fruit and root- Long pepper – Piper longum Chavya – Piper chaba Hunter / brachystachyum Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica Nagara – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis Yavakshara – Kshara of Hordeum vulgare
Indukantham kashayam reference:
Sahasrayoga, Ghrita Yogas- 16
पूतीकदारुदशमूल कषायसिद्धं सक्षीरषट्पलयुतं घृतं इन्दुकान्तम् ।
वातामयक्षयमहोदरगुल्मशूल निम्नोत्तरज्वरहरं बलवर्धनं च ॥
Indukantham kashayam dosage:
30 – 45 ml , before food, or on empty stomach, once or twice a day or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. If the kashayam is concentrated, then it needs to be mixed with three times quantity of water and should be taken.The dosage of concentrated kashayam is 10- 20 ml mixed with 40 - 60 ml boiled water twice daily before food. Most of the companies such as AVN Madurai, Vaidyaratnam , Aryaviadyasala Kottakkal, Kerala Ayurveda manufacture this in tablet form called Indukantham Kashayam tablet. Dosage of such kashayam tablet is – 2 tablets 2 times a day before food or as directed by doctor. Indukantham syrup dose - 5- 10 ml twice or thrice daily.
Indukantham Ghritham 10- 20 ml in the early morning or at the bed time.
Indukantham Ghritham is also available as soft gel capsules and each capsule is equal to 3 gms of Ghritha.
Indukantham kashayam Side Effects:
There are no recorded side effects of this product in the said dose.
In very high dose, it may worsen gastritis.
Adjuvant: Rock salt.