Brihatyadi Kashayam is multi herbal Ayurvedic formulation. Kashayam or also known as kwath, kadha or decoction. The decoction are prepared by boiling medicinal herbs in water as per formula of medicine. The main ingredient of this medicine is Tribulus terrestris or Gokhru. This medicinal herb has diuretic and anti-stone formation (Antiurolithiatic) activities. Clinical investigations show its affectivity in preventing the deposition of stones in the urinary bladder.
The other ingredients are choti, badi kateri, shalaparni and prishparni.
Solanum indicum or brihati/badi Keteri, is indicated in urinary problems, painful urination. Solanum xanthocarpum or Kantkari/ choti Keteri has diuretic, laxative properties and is useful in painful urination. Uraria picta/Prishniparni and Shalparni/Desmodium gangeticum are used together and helps in better functioning of urinary system. Shalparni is a diuretic and used in dysuria. It strengthens urinary system.
The whole combination of herbs makes this medicine an effective drug to treat urinary ailments.
This medicine is also available in tablet form.
Here is given more about Brihatyadi Kashayam such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Brihatyadi Kashayam
Below is listed all ingredients of Brihatyadi kasahayam:
In each 10 ml: Brihati 3.703g, Kantakari 3.703g, Prishniparni 3.703g, Shalaparni 3.703g, Gokshura 7.406g
Uses of Brihatyadi Kashayam
This medicine is useful in urinary discharge, painful urination, stones in urinary tract, kidney stones, and inflammation of bladder.
Dosage of Brihatyadi Kashayam
The recommended dosage of Brihatyadi Kashayam is 2 tablets, twice a day after having meal.
In liquid form, this medicine should be taken in dose of 15ml with equal amount of water, twice a day. Or take as directed by physician.