Aragwadhadi Kashayam is decoction of some herbs used in skin diseases such as dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, diseases caused by phlegm and other diseases such as vomiting, fever, diabetes, obesity and indigestion. Furthermore, it is also useful as anti-septic solution for washing and cleansing wounds.
Main Ingredients of Aragwadhadi Kashayam
Cassia fistula, holarrhena antidysentrica, stereospermum suvaveolens, azadirachta indica, tinospora cordifolia, moringa oleifera, butea frondosa, cyclea peltata, strobilanthus heynianus, pongamia glabra are main ingredients in aragwadhadi Kashayam.
Pharmacological action of Aragwadhadi Kashayam
Aragwadhadi Kashayam is liquid medicine that possesses extracts of various useful herbs. It is prepared from mainly from herbs that pacify kapha humor and beneficial in diseases caused by excessive phlegm. It has mild laxative effects and it aids to eliminate accumulated toxins through stool. In ayurveda, therapeutic purgation is used to detoxify the body but if you cannot go for this procedure than best choice is aragwadhadi Kashayam.
It cleanses the intestinal cavities and increases absorption of essential nutrients. It also has property of appetizer and corrects liver functions. Therefore, it is beneficial in patients suffering from loss of appetite and indigestion. In skin diseases, it works on the principle of detoxification as described above. Moreover, it also reduces itching and burning sensation of skin.
It is anti-bacterial and anti-microbial ayurvedic medicine. It is also used to wash and cleanse wounds due to these properties and anti-septic property. It is also anti-emetic. Therefore, it is commonly used in feeling of nausea and in treatment of vomiting by ayurvedic physicians.
Uses and indications of Aragwadhadi Kashayam
Skin Diseases such as itching, eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis
Nausea and Vomiting
It is also used to cleanse and wash wounds and external injuries.
Diseases arise from phlegm or chemical poisoning
Side effects and precautions of Aragwadhadi Kashayam
There are no known side effects with aragwadhadi Kashayam in therapeutic doses.
Dr. Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. In Australia he pursued post graduate degree in mental health from La Trobe University, Melbourne (Australia). He has worked as associated Nurse Unit Management in Eastern Healths, Melbourne for 9 years. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More