Ayurveda offers many home remedies in combination of herbs and dosage forms for fever. In fever, Kashayam (water decoction) is mainly used, because it gets absorbed quickly and brings about swift action. Here we learn about one such powerful Kashayam home remedy for fever.
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Guduchi powder – Stem of Indian Tinospora – Tinospora cordifolia – 5 grams
Dashamula – group of ten roots. Available in ready mixed form. – 25 grams
The Dashamoola are –
Bilva – Aegle marmelos
Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
Gambhari – Gmelina arborea
Brihati – Solanum indicum
Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum
Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris
Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
Prishnaparni – Uraria picta
Water – 200 ml
Guduchi + Dashamoola – 25 grams together is added to 200 ml of water, boiled in mild fire, and reduced to 50 ml. Filtered.
How to take?
This Kashayam is taken in a dose of 10 – 20 ml two times a day before food.
Once prepared kashayam can only be stored for one day.
If you prepare this kashayam in the morning, you can have the same Kashayam at night, without heating.
When can one use it?
This Kashayam can be used as a co drink in any type of fever.
It can also be used along with other fever medications that you might be taking.
Mode of action
How it is effective?
Guduchi is one of the widely used herbs in treating fever. It is potent antipyretic herb.
Dashamoola group of herbs is very potent anti inflammatory.
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