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Lohasava for Low Iron

Author : Dr. Gurnam Saini  

Posted On : 22 December, 2013

Lohasava Ayurvedic Medicine for Abdominal distension, Ascites in Australia, Melbourne




Lohasava is iron supplement in ayurveda used in anaemia. Pallor skin, improper digestion and fatigue are associated with anaemia. Lohasava is beneficial in these symptoms of anaemia. It provides strength to the body and reduces general fatigue. It is also useful in cases of flatulence, abdominal distension, piles and ascites.



Main Ingredients of Lohasavam:



Iron is a main ingredient in Lohasava. However, its potency is increased by processing with herbs. Zingiber officinale, Terminalia bellirica, Phyllanthus emblica, Terminalia chebula, Embelia ribes, Cyperus rotundus, Plumbago zeylanica, Piper nigrum, Piper longum are important herbal ingredients present in Lohasava.



Pharmacological action of Lohasava



Lohasava is a fermented formulation of iron that is processed with some herbs, which are beneficial for increasing appetite and rich in nutrients. According to ayurveda, Lohasava pacifies kapha humour mainly. It aids to detoxify micro-channels of the body by which nutrition is reach to each cells. It is also helpful in increasing appetite due to presence of appetiser herbs in it.



Lohasava is an iron supplement. It increases haemoglobin level in the blood and reduces symptoms of anaemia. Iron present in it is well tolerable as compared to iron supplements of western medicines. It does not cause abdominal discomfort or metallic taste in the mouth.



Uses and indications of Lohasava



  1. Anaemia of any reason
  2. Abdominal distension
  3. Bronchitis
  4. Asthma
  5. Ascites or edema
  6. Anorexia
  7. Sprue
  8. Exertional dyspnoea
  9. Ischaemic heart disease
  10. Oedema – Generalized or localized
  11. Hyperacidity




Side effects of Lohasava



Lohasava is not merely iron tonic but it is also appetizer and cures several other problems as listed above. However, it should not be taken in ulcers, burning sensation and gastritis or GERD.





  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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