AVILTOLADI BHASMA- Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Aviltoladi bhasma is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of ascites. This powder contains herbal ingredients only. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.

BENEFITS OF AVILTOLADI BHASMA

  • This medicine is popularly used in the management of ascites and associated complaints.
  • It is also effective in liver diseases.

INDICATIONS OF AVILTOLADI BHASMA

  • Ascites – Udara
  • Sopha – oedema
  • Pandu – anaemia
  • Liver diseases
  • Splenic disorders

INGREDIENTS OF AVILTOLADI BHASMA

SL NOCLASSICAL NAMELATINQUANTITYACTION
1AVILPongamia pinnata1 partbalances vata and kapha
2APAMARGAAchyranthes aspera1 partbalances vata and kapha
3DANTIBaliospermum montanum1 partlaxative
4ARKACalotropis procera1 partBalances vata dosha
5SNUHIEuphorbia neriifolia1 partReduce haemorrhoids
6ARAGVADHACassia fistula1 partAntimicrobial action
7KOKILAKSHAAsteracantha longifolia1 partBalances vata
8ERANDARicinus communis1 partBalances vata dosha
9RAMBHAMusa paradisiaca1 partBalances vata and pitta

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Above mentioned drugs are taken in equal quantity and finely powdered. Then it is kept inside two earthen saucers, their joint sealed with mud and set on fire. After cooling the medicine collected.

DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA

  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, kapha, pitta dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya- useful in diseases affecting rasa dhatu – Diseases of the digestive system.
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting abhyanthara roga marga – ascites.

DOSAGE AND USAGE

Take 500 mg to 1 gm before or after food twice daily along with buttermilk or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.

EXERCISES AND YOGA

Yoga and Pranayama are a set of breathing and stretching exercises respectively, widely practised in the treatment of many diseases.

Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – for getting calmness to the mind provide overall health

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. The patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.

                         

              RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOUR

  • Avoid food items which produce dosha imbalance like cold, more acrid, sour and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items, buttermilk, gruel
  • Avoid smoking, carbonated drinks, alcohol
  • Avoid consumption of heavy diet at bedtime.
  • Avoid food items which produce constipation

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • This medicine should only take as per the direction of the physician.
  • Taken by children, lactating women and during pregnancy only after consulting an Ayurveda doctor.
  • Improper administration and overdosage leads to side effects
  • Can this medicine be used while taking Allopathic medicines?

                    Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this medicine along with Allopathic medicines.

  • How long the medicine can be used?

            Duration of medicinal administration is based on your stage of the disease. Before taking medicine consult a physician.

  • Is this medicine habit forming?

    This medicine is not habit-forming. After using for a prescribed period gradually decrease the dose and eventually stop it.

                  CLASSICAL REFERENCE

  • Sahasrayoga

EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Avipatti churnam
  • Gandharva erandam
  • Trivritadi churnam

             AVAILABLE BRANDS

        RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Original research paper pharmacology phytochemical and pharmacological studies on pongamia pinnata

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332246414_ORIGINAL_RESEARCH_PAPER_Pharmacology_PHYTOCHEMICAL_AND_PHARMACOLOGICAL_STUDIES_ON_PONGAMIA_PINNATA

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