Lavangadi Vati an herbal formulation used in ayurveda for the pacification of persistent cough. It reduces throat irritation, liquifies the thick mucus in the lungs and soothes the airways. It is also beneficial in sore throat. In this condition, it reduces throat pain and prevents the formation of pus pockets (peritonsillar abscesses). It is also useful in mouth ulcer.
Lavangadi Vati Ingredients (Composition)
|Laung (Clove) – Syzygium aromaticum||1 Part|
|Kali Mirch (Black Pepper) – Piper nigrum||1 Part|
|Bibhitaki (Bahera) – Terminalia bellirica||1 Part|
|Katha (Catechu extract) – Acacia catechu||3 Parts|
|Babul bark – Acacia arabica||Q.S.|
How to Make Lavangadi Vati
- Take the first 4 ingredients and make a fine powder of each.
- Measure in the given ratio and mix them in a stone mortar.
- Prepare decoction taking 1 part of Babul bark and 10 parts of water in a pan. Place pan on the stove and cook it until ¼ part remains. Filter this decoction. Let it cool down.
- Then add this Babul decoction in a mortar with herbal mixture. Triturate using pestle for about 12 hours.
- Then make tablets each of size of a pea.
Medicinal Properties of Lavangadi Vati
Lavangadi Vati is a balanced formulation. So, it can be used regardless of any dosha.The medicinal uses of Lavangadi Vati are attributed to the following medicinal properties:
Lavangadi Vati Indications
Lavangadi Vati is indicated in the following health problems:
- Persistent Cough.
- Throat Irritation.
- Mouth ulcer.
- Pharyngitis (Sore throat).
Lavangadi Vati Benefits and Uses
Lavangadi vati benefits in alleviating cough attack and reduces throat irritation.
Lavangadi vati alleviates persistent attack of cough by reducing throat irritation and soothing the airways. You can use it in both types of cough:
- Productive cough.
- Non-productive cough.
The action remains the same in both types. However, you may also require other medicines as follows along with its use:
|Non-productive cough||Yashtimadhu + Sitopaladi Churna|
|Productive cough||Shringyadi Churna or Talisadi Churna|
Pharyngitis (Sore throat) & Tonsillitis
Along with Sitopaladi Churna, Gandhak Rasayana and Yashad Bhasma, Lavangadi vati can also help to reduce symptoms of sore throat and tonsillitis. It has a soothing effect in the throat. It also prevents formation of peritonsillar abscesses (pus pockets in the tonsils).
Because of catechu extract, Lavangadi vati provides relief in mouth ulcers. However, it should be used in combination with Yashtimadhu for this purpose. You should take Yashtimadhu Churna in a dosage of a half teaspoon 2 times a day. The best time to take it is before a meal.
Lavangadi Vati Dosage
The classical ayurvedic dosage of Lavangadi Vati is as follows:
|Geriatric Dosage||1 tablet|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||7 tablets per day|
How to Take Lavangadi Vati
|Dosage Frequency||5 to 7 times a day|
|Medication Time||Whenever required|
Lavangadi Vati Side Effects
There are no side effects observed with Lavangadi vati.
There are no absolute contraindications for Lavangadi Vati.
Pregnancy & Lactation
The safety profile of Lavangadi Vati is not well established for pregnant women and lactating mothers. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Lavangadi Vati during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Brands & Manufacturers
- Patanjali Lavangadi Vati (Divya Lavangadi Vati).
- Baidyanath Lavangadi Vati.
- Vaidya Jeevan.