Ayurveda has many powerful herbs with antipyretic (relieving fever) benefits. Here is a simple Kashayam home remedy for fever and cold using four choicest of anti-fever Ayurveda herbs.
Home remedy video
6 grams of each of
Amla – Indian gooseberry – Natural coolant, anti oxidant.
Guduchi – Indian Tinospora – Potent antipyretic, anti viral and anti bacterial herb. Most widely used herb in many Ayurvedic medicines for fever.
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica – Anti pyretic herb.
Pippali – Long pepper – Piper longum – Good for fever, indigestion and cold.
Method of preparation
6 grams of each of these herbs – total 24 grams is added with 200 ml of water
Take it in wide mouthed vessel, boil it in mild fire. Stir continuously.
Boil and reduce it to 50 ml.
This is a kashayam (water decoction prepration).
Reads related – Method of Kashaya preparation, rules to follow
- 10 – 15 ml of this Kashayam 2 times a day before food is helpful to improve digestion, relieve fever and cold.
- In Ayurveda term, this remedy is told to help in fever occurring due to Kapha imbalance.
- Once prepared Kashayam can be kept only for a period of 12 – 15 hours.
- Re-heating of this kashayam is not advised.