Asava & Arishta


Palashpushpasava is used for the treatment of kidney stones, glycosuria (sugar in urine), nephritis, dysuria, and anuria. It improves kidney functions, reduces inflammation, and improves elimination of the toxins. Therefore, it is also used in the management of renal diseases – chronic kidney failure and uremia. It has nephroprotective, depurative and diuretic properties. In addition, it also improves appetite, removes toxins from the blood, increases urine output and rejuvenates the kidneys.

Ingredients (Composition)

Ingredient Quantity
Palash Pushp (Flowers) – Butea Monosperma 32 Parts
Manjistha – Rubia Cordifolia 4 parts
Punarnava – Boerhavia Diffusa 4 parts
Gokshura – Tribulus Terrestris 4 parts
Varun (Varuna) Bark – Crataeva Nurvala 4 parts
Triphala 4 parts
Warm water 256 Parts
Draksha (Raisins) – Vitis Vinifera 16 Parts
Jaggery (Gur) 64 Parts
Dhataki Flowers – Woodfordia Fruticosa 8 Parts
Yavakshara – Barley (Hordeum Vulgare) Kshaar 1 Part
Tejpata (Indian Bay Leaf) – Cinnamomum Tamala 1 Part
Nagkesar – Mesua Ferrea 1 Part
Talispatra – Abies Webbiana 1 Part

Preparation Method

  1. Take warm Water in ghee coated Asava Vessel and add coarse powders of Palash Flowers, Manjistha, Punarnava, Gokshura, Varun and Triphala in it.
  2. Now, add Dhataki Flower, Draksha, Jaggery, and Yavakshara. Then add other herbs. Mix them well.
  3. Leave it for 30 days in Asava place for natural fermentation.
  4. Then filter the liquid (Palashpushpasava) and preserve it in food-grade bottles.

Pharmacological Actions

Palashpushpasava has following medicinal properties:

  • Nephroprotective
  • Depurative – Purifies Blood And Removes Toxins From It
  • Diuretic – improves urine output and urine flow
  • Lithontriptic (lithotriptic) – dissolving stone in the kidneys or bladder

Dosha Karma

The main action of Palashpushpasava is observed on Vata Dosha and Kapha Dosha. It also detoxifies Pitta Dosha, but it does not reduce the increased Pitta in the body.

Therapeutic Indications

Palashpushpasava is helpful in following health conditions.

  • Kidney stones
  • Glycosuria (sugar in urine)
  • Albuminuria or proteinuria
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome (nephrosis)
  • Dysuria
  • Anuria
  • Chronic kidney failure
  • Uremia

Note: In kidney diseases, it is best when used along with Chandraprabha Vati.

Palashpushpasava Dosage

The general dosage of Palashpushpasava is as follows.
Children (above the age of 5 years) 2.5 to 10 ml
Adults 10 to 30 ml
Maximum Possible Dosage 60 ml Per Day (in divided doses)
Doses: Twice a day with equal amount of water
Best Time to Take: After Food

Safety Profile

Palashpushpasava is considerably safe for most individuals.

Side Effects of Palashpushpasava

There are no side effects observed with Palashpushpasava.


There are no absolute contraindications for Palashpushpasava.

Pregnancy & Lactation

The safety profile of Palashpushpasava is not well established for pregnant women and lactating mothers.

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Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh (B.A.M.S., M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist. He has successfully treated thousands of patients with Ayurveda (including Herbal Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Diet). Ayur Times is an initiative of his efforts to bring quality information on Indian Medicine with the highest level of relevancy and scientific evidence.

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