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
- Respiratory conditions like cough, cold, wheezing, piles, vata imbalance conditions.
- Neurological conditions
- Udara roga
INGREDIENTS OF KUMARYASAVA
Each 100 ml contains:
For the preparation of Juice extraction:
|1||Kumari||Aloe vera||Juice extraction||12.28litres|
For the preparation of Prakshepaka choornam:
|SERIAL NO||SANSKRIT NAME||BOTANICAL NAME||PARTS USED||QUANTITY|
|10||Gaja pippali||Piper longum||Fruit||24gm|
|15||Pippali moola||Piper longum||Root||24gm|
|24||Bibhitaki||Terminalia bellerica||Fruit||4.8 kg|
|27||Murva||Marsdenia tenacis sima||Root||24gm|
|29||Lodhra||Symplocos racemosa||Stem bark||24gm|
|31||Gokshura||Tribulus terrestris||Whole plant||24gm|
|36||Hingu patri||Ferula nathex||Leaf||24gm|
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
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.
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.