Asava & Arishta

Saribadyasavam (Sarivadyasava)

Saribadyasavam (Sarivadyasava) is useful in urinary and renal disorders. It increases urine flow. It reduces burning sensation occurring during urination. It improves functions of kidneys and increases elimination of toxins in the urine. It also increases excretion of uric acid, urea, and creatinine. In such cases, it is used in combination with Punarnavarishta and Chandraprabha Vati. It is also useful in urinary tract infections in which it is used along with Chandanasava and Chandanadi Vati.

Ingredients (Composition)

Ingredient Quantity
Sariva (Anantmool or Indian Sarsaparilla) – Hemidesmus Indicus 1 Part
Nagarmotha or Mustak (Nut Grass) – Cyperus Rotundus 1 Part
Lodhra – Symplocos Racemosa 1 Part
Bargad or Barh (Indian Banyan) – Ficus Benghalensis bark 1 Part
Pipal Tree (Sacred Fig) – Ficus Religiosa Bark 1 Part
Kachur (Zedoary) – Curcuma Zedoaria 1 Part
Padmaka – Prunus Cerasoides 1 Part
Netrabala (Sugandha Bala) – Pavonia Odorata 1 Part
Patha – Cissampelos Pareira 1 Part
Amalaki (Amla or Indian Gooseberry) – Phyllanthus Emblica 1 Part
Guduchi (Giloy or Heartleaf Moonseed) – Tinospora Cordifolia 1 Part
Ushira or Khas (Vetiver) – Vetiveria Zizanioides 1 Part
Safed Chandan (White Sandalwood) – Santalum Album 1 Part
Lal Chandan (Red Sandalwood) – Pterocarpus Santalinus 1 Part
Ajwain (Carom Seeds) – Trachyspermum Ammi 1 Part
Kutki – Picrorhiza Kurroa 1 Part
Elachi (Green Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum 1 Part
Badi Elaichi (Black Cardamom or Nepal Cardamom) – Amomum Subulatum 1 Part
Tejpata (Indian Bay Leaf) – Cinnamomum Tamala 1 Part
Kuth or Kushta (Indian Costus Root) – Saussurea Lappa 1 Part
Haritaki or Harad (Chebulic Myrobalan) – Terminalia Chebula 1 Part
Sanay or Swarna Patri (Indian Senna) – Cassia Angustifolia 1 Part
Warm Water 128 Parts
Gur – Jaggery 75 Parts
Dhataki Flower- Woodfordia Fruticosa 2.5 Parts
Munakka – Vitis Vinifera Variety 15 Parts
  1. Take water and in Asava Vessel or earthen pot, add all other ingredients and mix them well.
  2. Seal the vessel with a clay smeared cloth smeared.
  3. Now, leave it for 30 days in Asava place.
  4. After 30 days, filter the liquid (Saribadyasavam) and preserve it in food-grade bottles.

Pharmacological Actions

Saribadyasavam has following medicinal properties:

  • Nephroprotective
  • Anti-gout
  • Antihyperuricemic
  • Detoxifying
  • Diuretic
  • Anti-syphilis
  • Depurative (purifies blood)

Dosha Karma

Saribadyasavam mainly pacifies Pitta Dosha. It also balances the Vata Dosha and Kapha Dosha.

Therapeutic Indications

Sarivadyasava is helpful in following health conditions.

  1. Hyperuricemia and gout
  2. Uremia (along with Punarnavarishta and Chandraprabha Vati)
  3. Alkanuria
  4. Indigouria
  5. Urobilinuria
  6. Hematuria ((along with Kamdudha Ras)
  7. Nephritis
  8. Skin diseases
  9. Renal diseases (along with Punarnavarishta and Chandraprabha Vati)
  10. Urinary tract infections (UTI)
  11. Kidney stones
  12. Dysuria

Saribadyasavam Uses & Benefits

Saribadyasavam mainly acts on kidneys, skin, and blood. It increases excretion of toxins by improving kidney functions.

Saribadyasavam Dosage

The general dosage of Sarivadyasava 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

Sarivadyasava is considerably safe for most individuals.

Side Effects of Sarivadyasava

There are no side effects reported with Sarivadyasava.

Contraindications

There are no side effects reported with Sarivadyasava.

Pregnancy & Lactation

The safety profile of Saribadyasavam is not well established for pregnant women and lactating mothers. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Saribadyasavam during pregnancy and lactation.

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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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