Ayurveda: Arvindasava General Tonic For Children

Arvindasava is polyherbal Ayurvedic formulation. This medicine for pediatric use and indicated in all diseases of children. The main ingredient of this medicine is Arvind commonally known as Kamal (lotus flower). Arvindasava is effective tonic for children in case of rickets, diarrhea, cough, constipation etc.

Here is given more about Arvindasava such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

Ingredients/Formulation Composition of Arvindasava

Arvindasava is a fermented liquid preparation made with the ingredients in the Formulation Composition given below. It contains not more than 10 per cent, and not less than 5 per cent of alcohol that is self-generated in the preparation over a period of time. It’s one of the ingredient Jatamansi is nervine, tonic, Hypnotic, CNS-Depressant, Sedative, Tranquilizer, carminative, deobstruent, Aphrodisiac, decreases the heart rate and hence used as antihypertensive.

1

Aravinda Kamal

कमल

Nelumbo nucifera

Flower

16 g

2

Ushira

उशीर

Vetivera zizanioides

Root

16 g

3

Kashmari (Gambhari)

गंभारी

Gmelina arborea

Fruit

16 g

4

Nilotpala (Utpala)

उत्पल

Nymphna stellata

Flower

16 g

5

Manjishtha

मंजिष्ठ

Rubia cordifolia

Root

16 g

6

Bala

बला

Sida cordifolia

Root

16 g

7

Mansi (Jatamansi)

जटामांसी

Nardostachys jatamansi

Rhizome

16g

8

Ela

छोटी इलाइची

Elettaria cardamomum

Seed

16 g

9

Ambuda (Musta)

मोथा

Cyperus rotundus

Rhizome

16 g

10

Sariva

सारिवा

Hemidesmus indicus

Root

16 g

11

Haritaki

हरीतकी

Terminalia chebula

Pericarp

16 g

12

Bibhitaka

विभितकी

Terminalia bellirica

Pericarp

16 g

13

Vaca

वच

Acorus calamus

Rhizome

16 g

14

Dhatri

आंवला

Emblica officinalis 

Pericarp

16 g

15

Sathi

साठी

Hedychium spicatum

Rhizome

16 g

16

Trivrit

त्रिवृत

Ipomoea turpethum

Root

16 g

17

Nilini (Nili)

नील

Indigofera tinctoria

Root

16 g

18

Patola

पटोला

Trichosanthes dioica

Leaf/ Plant

16 g

19

Parpata

परपता

Fumaria parviflora

Plant

16 g

20

Partha (Arjuna)

अर्जुन

Terminalia arjuna

Stem Bark

16 g

21

Madhuka

महुआ

Madhuca indica

Flower

16 g

22

Madhuka (Yashti)

मुलेठी

Glycyrrhiza glabra

Root

16 g

23

Mura

मुर

Selinium tenuifolium

Root

16 g

24

Draksha

द्राक्षा

Vitis vinifera

Dry Fruit

320 g

25

Dhataki

धातकी

Woodfordia fruticose

Flower

256 g

26

Jala

पानी

Water

8.19 l

27

Sharkara

चीनी

Sugar

1.6 kg

28

Makshika (Madhu)

शहद

Honey

0.8 kg

Method of Preparation

Take the raw materials of Pharmacopoeial quality.

Wash, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 1 to 23 of the formulation composition individually and pass through the sieve number 44 to obtain coarse powder.

Wash and clean the ingredients numbered 24 and 25 of the formulation composition. Add specified amount of water to the ingredient number 27 of the formulation composition, allow to dissolve and filter through the muslin cloth.

Transfer the filtrate to a clean container; add Madhu, Draksha, Dhataki and coarsely powdered other drugs. Seal the mouth of the container. Shift the container to the fermentation room and constantly check for the signs of completion of fermentation process. Filter the fermented material through a clean muslin cloth. Pack in air tight containers and allow for maturation.

Uses of Arvindasava

Arvindasava is an herbal Ayurvedic tonic for children. It promotes growth and makes them healthy. This medicine Improves appetite and digestion in children.

  • All children diseases
  • Digestive impairment, Appetizer
  • Emaciation
  • Loss of strength / immunity
  • Certain psychotic syndrome
  • Life prolonging, Promotes Growth
  • Weakness, Debility
  • Tonic for children

Arvindasava is also indicated in adults for in treatment of painful urination, burning sensation during urination, stri pradar, shewt pradar, burning of palms soles and eyes, post-fever weakness, epistaxis, insomnia etc.

Dosage of Arvindasava

The recommended dosage of Arvindasava is 3 to 12 ml orally with equal amount of water after meals twice a day over one year of age and 10 to 20 drops up to one year, 2-3 times a day. Or give as directed by physician.

Where to buy

You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.

Arvindasava is manufactured by Dabur, Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan, Patanjali Divya Pharmacy, Maharshi Ayurveda, and some other pharmacies.

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