Ahiphenasava is used for the treatment of severe diarrhea. It helps to reduce the frequency of loose stools in cholera.
|Rectified Spirit||400 Parts|
|Shuddha Ahiphena – Papaver Somniferum||16 Parts|
|Nagarmotha (Nut Grass) – Cyperus Rotundus||4 Parts|
|Indrayava – Holarrhena Antidysenterica Seeds||4 Parts|
|Elaichi (Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum||4 Parts|
Preparation Method: Take Rectified Spirit and add Shuddha Ahiphena in it. Mix it well and then add powders of other ingredients. Leave it in Asava place for a month. Then decant the Ahiphenasava liquid and preserve it in food-grade bottles.
Ahiphenasava has following medicinal properties:
Ahiphenasava is helpful in following health conditions.
- Severe Diarrhea or watery stools
- Cholera (to reduce frequency of loose stools)
- Abdominal Pain and cramps
Ahiphenasava Benefits & Uses
Ahiphenasava benefits in severe diarrhea. In ayurvedic medicine, it is used for hundreds of years as potent antidiarrheal agent.
Ahiphenasava decreases frequency of bowel movement. It works by slowing the intestinal movement. Therefore, it is indicated in severe diarrhea. Furthermore, it also reduces abdominal pain associated with diarrhea.
Cholera causes severe watery diarrhea, which can also lead to severe dehydration. Ahiphenasava is beneficial to reduce number and frequency of loose stools and gives relief from severe muscle cramps.
|The general dosage of Ahiphenasava is as follows.|
|Children (above the age of 5 years)||1 to 3 drops|
|Adults||3 to 10 drops|
|Doses: Twice or thrice a day|
|Adjuvant: In water|
Ahiphenasava should be used under the supervision of an ayurvedic physician. The unsupervised use can be unsafe, especially for children.
Side Effects of Ahiphenasava
Ahiphenasava can cause following side effects:
- Constipation (common)
- Difficulty having a bowel movement (common)
- Nausea (rare)
- Vomiting (very rare)
Note: The overdose can cause severe constipation.
Ahiphenasava should not be taken in following cases:
- Pregnancy and Breastfeeding