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Chandanasavam- Herbal Treatment for Urinary Tract infections (UTI)

Author : Dr. Gurnam Saini  

Posted On : 16 December, 2013

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Chanadanasavam is very valuable herbal wine for kidneys and other parts urinary system. It has anti-microbial properties and given in urinary tract infections (UTI). Chandanasavam has cool potency and reduces body heat. It is useful in night falls, burning sensation of urine and dysuria.



Main Ingredients of Chanadanasava



Santalum album or heart wood is main ingredient on which Chanadanasavam is named for. Besides this, it also contains Cyperus rotundus, Gmelina arbora, Symplocos racemosa, Rubia cordifolia, Pterocarpus santalinus and Luffa acutangula etc.



Pharmacological action of Chanadanasavam



In ayurveda modality of health sciences, chanadanasavam destroys heat inside the body and cools the urinary system as well. It is said in ayurveda, excessive heat in the body is one of main factor responsible for night fall. Therefore, it reduces body heat and cures the problem of night fall.



Chanadanasavam gives strength to the urinary organs including kidneys and aids to detoxify both kidneys. Toxins are removed through urine from the kidneys by which kidney’s health is maintained. Chanadanasavam also precludes protein loss in urine so it becomes beneficial in albuminuria.



Chanadanasavam has anti-microbial action. It fights off urinary infections and reduces burning sensation in urine. In clinical experiences of many ayurvedic doctors, it is found that it reduces pus cells in urine and prevents recurrence of frequent urinary tract infections. In chronic and obstinate cases of UTI, Chanadanasavam is prescribed by most of traditional doctors with other organic herbal medicines.



Chanadanasavam also has properties of appetizer due to some herbs that works on balancing gastric secretions and liver functions. The common herb is Cyperus rotundus, which increases appetite. In chronic kidney failure, when patients experiences emaciation and loss of appetite, Chanadanasavam becomes drug of choice for kidney failure.



Uses and indications of Chanadanasavam



  1. Urinary tract infections (UTI)
  2. Burning urination
  3. Emaciation, loss of appetite and debility due to kidney disease
  4. Proteinuria or albuminuria
  5. Night fall
  6. Leucorrhea or Vaginitis
  7. Frequent urination especially due pita type
  8. Edema due to heart disease or kidney disease
  9. Chronic kidney failure
  10. Poly cystic kidney disease
  11. Increase Pitta Sign in Skin 



Side effects of Chanadanasavam



There are no adverse effects observed while taking Chanadanasavam. It is quite safer than conventional anti-biotic therapy for urinary tract infections. However, if patient is suffering from diabetes mellitus, Chanadanasavam should not be taken. If patient is hypertensive or other reasons behind kidney failure, Chanadanasavam is beneficial for management of this disease.





  1. Bhaishajya Ratnavali
  2. Ayurveda saar sangreh



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Dr Gurnam Singh Saini

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

MD Alternative Medicine

Panchkarma Detox Expert

Member of AAA(Australian Association of Ayurveda)
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Author Bio:

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

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