Natural cure for Common Cold/Sore Throat: Vyoshadi Vatakam
Vyoshadi vatakam is ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of common cold, sore throat, cough, rhinitis and asthma.
Main Ingredients of Vyoshadi Vatakam
Black Pepper, ginger and Long pepper are the main ingredients of Vyoshadi vatakam. Other ingredients are Solena amplexicaulis, Piper chaba, Abies webbiana, Plumbago zeylanica, Cuminum cyminum, Rhus parviflora, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Elettaria cardamomum, and Cinnamomum tamala.
Pharmacological action of Vyoshadi Vatakam
Vyoshadi vatakam pacifies vata and kapha humours. It reduces inflammation of the throat and vocal cord. Therefore, it is beneficial in sore throat and inflammation of vocal cord.
Singers use it to enhance their capacity to sing for a long time and strengthen the vocal cord. It also has anti-allergic properties so it is beneficial in rhinitis and asthma.
Uses and indications of Vyoshadi Vatakam
Singers also use it to improve voice quality and strengthening vocal cord.
Side effects and precautions of Vyoshadi Vatakam
There are no side effects observed with Vyoshadi vatakam.
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