Pippalyasavam for Common Cold In Melbourne, Australia
Pippalyasavam is fermented ayurvedic herbal product and used for various ailments such as anaemia, loss of appetite, sprue, spleen and liver troubles, other abdominal problems. It is also used in lean patient to increase body weight by increasing appetite and digestion process.
Main Ingredients of Pippalyasavam
Long pepper is main ingredient in Pippalyasavam and it is very efficacious in increasing appetite. It also contains Black pepper, Plumbago zeylanica, Embelia ribes, Cyclea peltata, Piper cubeba, cyperus rotundus, vetiveria zizanioides, Indian gooseberry, Cardamom, Sandalwood, and Clove etc.
Pharmacological action of Pippalyasavam
Pippalyasavam is used in vata and kapha diseases in ayurveda. It is beneficial in abdominal diseases. It has property of digestive stimulant and appetizer. It increases gastric secretions as well as bile secretion from the liver. It improves digestion so it is used in indigestion.
Pippalyasavam also has property of analgesic but it mainly works on soft tissues. It relieves abdominal pain or stomach pain. It is also beneficial in removing wind from the abdominal cavity. Therefore, it alleviates cramps like pain present due to gas troubles.
In women, it stimulates menstrual flow. Therefore, it is also used in amenorrhoea and dysmenorrhoea or menstrual cramps.
Indications and uses of Pippalyasavam
Loss of appetite
Bronchitis and asthma
Amenorrhoea – absent menses
Side effects of Pippalyasavam
Pippalyasavam should not be used in gastritis, heartburn, or GERD.
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