DHANWANTHARAM KASHAYAM- Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Dhanwantharam Kashayam is a herbal formulation in the form of decoction mentioned in Astangahridayam.

BENEFITS OF Dhanwantharam Kashayam

  • Provides strength to the body.
  • Increased the activity levels of antioxidant enzymes to the normal levels.

              INDICATIONS OF Dhanwantharam Kashayam

  • Paralysis
  • Hemiplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Tissue wasting disorder
  • Children’s diseases
  • Numbness
  • Swelling
  • Spondylosis
  • Hernia

INGREDIENTS OF Dhanwantharam Kashayam for preparing Decoction

1BalaSida CordifoliaRoot15 kg
2YavaHordeum VulgareSeed530 gm
3BilvaAeble MarmelosRoot530gm
4ShyonakaOroxylum IndicumRoot530gm
5PatalaStereospermum SuaveolensRoot530gm
6GambhariGmelina ArboreaWhole plant530gm
7KantakariSolanum XanthocarpumWhole plant530gm
8ShalaparniDesmodium GangeticumRoot530gm
9PrishnaparniUraria pictaWhole plant530gm
10GokshuraTribulus TerrestrisFlower530gm
11MedaPolygonatum CirrhifoliumRoot530 gm
12MahamedaPolgonatum VerticillatumRoot530gm
13DevadaruCedrus Deodarawood530gm
14ManjisthaRubia CordifoliaRoot530gm
15KakoliFritillaria RoyleiRhizome530gm
16Ksheera KakoliLilium PolyphyllumRhizome530gm
17Red Sandal WoodPterocarpus SantalinusWood530gm
18SarivaHemidesmus IndicusRoot530gm
19TagaraValeriana wallichiiRoot530gm
20RishabhakaMicrostylis MusiferaRoot530gm
21Rock SaltSendha NamakPortion of Salt 
22Black creeperIchnocarpus FrutescensLeaf530gm
23ShaileyamParmelia perlataRoot530gm
24VachaAcorus CalamusRhizome530gm
25AgaruAquilaria AgallochaWood530gm
26PunarnavaBoerhavia DiffusaLeaf530gm
27AshwagandhaWithania SomniferaRhizome530gm
28ShatavariAsparagus RacemosusRhizome530gm
29KsheerashuklaFritillaria RoyleiRoot530gm
30YashtimadhuGlycyrrhiza GlabraRoot530gm
31HaritakiTerminalia ChebulaFruit530gm
32AmlakiEmblica OfficinalisFruit530gm
33BibhitakiTerminalia BelliricaFruit530gm
34SoyaAnethum GraveolensFruit530gm
35MudgaparniPhaseolus TrilobusRoot530gm
36MashaparniTeramnus LabialisRoot530gm
37ElaElettaria CardamomumSeed530gm

           Method of Preparation

         Above ingredients made as course powder form, add 1200 litres of water and reduced to

 75 litres, then it should filter it clean cloth.  With the presence   of warm temperature                                                                   preservatives should be added. Sodium benzoate and prophyl parathene should be added.            ( 1litre kashayam 1 gm preservative should be added).

DOSE WITH USAGE of Dhanwantharam Kashayam

Children _ 2.5 to 10 ml

Adults _ 5 to 15 ml

Max: dose _ 30 ml

Twice daily with 4 times boiled and cooled water, before  food.

For better results, use under   the   supervision of a qualified Ayurveda doctor, will deliver best   cure for different ailments.

              EXERCISE AND YOGA for Dhanwantharam Kashayam

  • Standing hamstring stretch exercise
  • partial curl exercise
  • Extension exercise
  • Butterfly pose yoga
  • Gomukhasana
  • Uttana Shishosana

RECOMMEND DIET AND BEHAVIOR of Dhanwantharam Kashayam

Avoid Fatty Fish

Garlic, Ginger, Wal nuts, Grapes can include in the diet.                                                                                                                                                                     

Avoid lifting too much, prolonged sitting, sleeping   in uncomfortable position.

               REFERENCE OF Dhanwantharam Kashayam

                Ashtanga Hrudayam


                Brands available of  Dhanwantharam Kashayam


Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala

Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala

AVN Madurai

AVP Coimbatore

Kerala Ayurveda

Sitaram Pharmacy

SNA Oushadhasala



        In post natal care , this medicine should be taken under medical supervision.

        Higher doses , may worsen gastritis.


      Administration of Dhanwantharam kashayam increased the activity levels of antioxidant

      enzymes  and reduced the levels of total cholesterol, phospholipids and triglycerides.

     The results of this study point to the possibility of developing Dhanwantaram kashayam

     as a dietary supplement which can alleviate the complications associated with diabetes or

     prevent them altogether.

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