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

Kumaryasava is a liquid Ayurvedic medicine, contains 5 – 10 percent of self-generated alcohol. This self-generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as media to deliver water and alcohol soluble active herbal components to the body. So, Kumari means Aloe vera is the main ingredient of the preparation and useful for the hormonal imbalance of Women.

BENEFITS OF Kumaryasava

  • Improves Strength
  • Skin Complexion
  • Improves digestion
  • Improves Agni Deepana
  • Provides nourishment to the body
  • Improves taste

INDICATIONS OF Kumaryasava

  • Abdominal distension
  • Bloating
  • Respiratory conditions like cough, cold, wheezing, piles, vata imbalance conditions.
  • Neurological conditions
  • Constipation
  • Udara roga

INGREDIENTS OF KUMARYASAVA

Each 100 ml contains:

For the preparation of Juice extraction:

1KumariAloe veraJuice extraction12.28litres

For the preparation of Prakshepaka choornam:

SERIAL NOSANSKRIT NAMEBOTANICAL NAMEPARTS USEDQUANTITY
1ShuntiZingiber officinaleRhizome24gm
2MarichaPiper nigrumFruit24gm
3PippaliPiper longumFruit24gm
4LavangaSyzygium aromaticumFlower24gm
5TwakCinnamomum tamalaLeaf24gm
6ElaElettaria cardamomumFruit24gm
7PatraCinnamomum tamalaLeaf24gm
8NagakesharaMesua ferreaStamen24gm
9VidangaEmbelia ribesFruit24gm
10Gaja pippaliPiper longumFruit24gm
11ChavyaPiper chabaFruit24gm
12AmalakiEmblica officinalisFruit24gm
13HapushaJuniperus communisFruit24gm
14ChitrakaPlumbago zeylanciaRoot24gm
15Pippali moolaPiper longumRoot24gm
16DhanyakaCoriandrum sativumSeed24gm
`17MustaCyperus rotundusRoot24gm
18HaritakiTerminalia chebulaFruit24gm
19KramukaAreca catechuSeed24gm
20KutkiPicrorhiza kurrooa 24gm
21RasnaPluchea lanceolataRoot24gm
22DevadaruCedrus deodaraBark24gm
23HaridraCurcumalongaRhizome24gm 
     
24BibhitakiTerminalia bellericaFruit4.8 kg
25BalaSida cordifoliaRoot24gm
26DaruharidraBerberis aristataStem24gm
27MurvaMarsdenia tenacis simaRoot24gm
28ShatahvaAnethum sowaFruit24gm
29LodhraSymplocos racemosaStem bark24gm
30UtanjanaBlepharis edulisSeed24gm
31GokshuraTribulus terrestrisWhole plant24gm
32DantiBaliospermum montanumRoot24gm
33PushkaramoolaInula racemosaRoot24gm
34AtibalaAbutilon indicumRoot24gm
35KapikacchuMucuna pruriensSeed24gm
36Hingu patriFerula nathexLeaf24gm
37AkallakaAnacyclus pyrethrumRoot24gm
38DhatakiWoodfordia fruticosaFlower384gm

Method of Preparation:

Extracted juice of Aloe vera from the leaves is added with rest of the ingredients. All herbs used in this medicine are taken in coarse powder form. Then this mixture is enclosed in air tight container for further process of fermentation. After it gets fermented, the contents are filtered and preserved.

Points to be noted

DHATAKI FLOWERS

The flowers of this herb are used as a backbone of asava and arishta preparations because the flowers act as fermenting agent hence required   to  induce fermentation.

DOSE WITH USAGE OF Kumaryasava

12 -24 ML, once or twice daily, recommended usually after food. If required it can be mixed with equal quantity of water. Best time to take after food. For better results, use   under the supervision of a qualified Ayurveda doctor, will deliver best cure for different ailments.

Exercise and Yoga for Kumaryasava

Exercises like walking, running, jogging, swimming, bicycling can practiced.

Balasana, Halasana, Savasana can practiced.

RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOR

Green leafy vegetables, Berries, Whole grains, Calcium rich foods can include in diet.

Research paper on Kumaryasava

Effect of preparation method on antioxidant activity of Ayurvedic formulation Kumaryasava by R Manmode, J Manwar, MVohra, S Padgilwar N Bhajipale published in J Homeop Ayurv Med 1(114)

.Properties of Kumaryasava

  • Supports good health of liver
  • Manage proper secretions of bile
  • Good in Urinary tract infections
  • Effective as an Aphrodisiac

Reference of Kumaryasava

Yoga Ratnakara, Ayurvedic Formulary of India

Brands available of Kumaryasava

Zandu, Dabur, Baidyanath, Arya Vaidya Sala, AVP Coimbatore, Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala, Nagarjuna.

SIDE EFFECT AND CONTRAINDICATION OF Kumaryasava

No known side effects, over dose may induce gastric irritation. Use this medicine under medical supervision. For better results, consult qualified Ayurveda doctor for better results.

CONCLUSION

Kumaryasava is a marketed Ayurvedic formulation containing Aloe vera as the main ingredient. The recommended dose of Kumaryasava is high and up to 60 ml/day. The present study describes the preparation of new Kumaryasava concentrate and evaluation of the comparative hepatoprotective activity of Kumaryasava and prepared Kumaryasava concentrate at one–third of Kumaryasava dose against CC14-induced hepatic toxicity.

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