Kalmeghasava (also spelled as Kalmeghasav) is used for the treatment of hepatomegaly (liver enlargement), splenomegaly (spleen enlargement), chronic fever and constipation. It has Cholagogue action, so it promotes the discharge of bile from the liver and gall bladder. Therefore, it improves appetite and metabolism in the body.
Kalmeghasava Ingredients (Composition)
|Kalmegh (Bhunimba or Nilavembu) – Andrographis Paniculata||12 Parts|
|Chirayata – Swertia Chirata||1 Part|
|Kutki – Picrorhiza Kurroa||1 Part|
|Neem – Azadirachta Indica inner bark||1 Part|
|Sonth (Ginger Rhizome) – Zingiber Officinale||1 Part|
|Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula||1 Part|
|Dhamasa (Duralabha) – Fagonia Cretica||1 Part|
|Patol (Pointed gourd leaves) – Trichosanthes Dioica||1 Part|
|Lal Chandan (Red Sandalwood) – Pterocarpus Santalinus||1 Part|
|Ushira (Khas) – Vetiveria Zizanioides||1 Part|
|Dhataki Flower- Woodfordia Fruticosa||1 Part|
|Warm Water||100 Parts|
|Gur – Jaggery||40 Parts|
Preparation Method: Take warm water in Asava Vessel. Add Kalmegh powder and jaggery to it and mix well. Then add all other ingredients in powder form and mix them. Leave it in Asava place for a month. Then decant the liquid and preserve it in food-grade bottles. Now, Kalmeghasava is ready.
Kalmeghasava has following medicinal properties:
Kalmeghasava is helpful in following health conditions.
- Hepatomegaly (liver enlargement)
- Splenomegaly (spleen enlargement)
- Chronic fever or low-grade fever occurring with fatigue
- Fatigue after fever
- Bowel dysfunction
|The general dosage of Kalmeghasava is as follows.|
|Children (above the age of 5 years)||2.5 to 5 ml|
|Adults||10 to 15 ml|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||45 ml Per Day (in divided doses) **|
|Doses: Twice or thrice a day with equal amount of water|
|Best Time to Take: After Food|
Kalmeghasava is considerably safe for most individuals when taken as per its indications in appropriate dosage under professional supervision.
Side Effects of Kalmeghasava
There are no side effects reported with Kalmeghasava.
Kalmeghasava has no absolute contraindications.
Pregnancy & Lactation
The safety profile of Kalmeghasava is not well established for pregnant women. You should consult an ayurvedic physician before using Kalmeghasava during pregnancy.
Kalmeghasava is possibly safe to consume by lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Kalmeghasava in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.