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Sahacharadi Kashayam is polyherbal Ayurvedic formulation. This medicine is referenced from Sahasrayogam. Sahacharadi Kashayam is indicated in treatment of pain especially Low back pains, Lumbar Spondylitis and Sciatica.
The key ingredient of this medicine is Sahachar. The botanical name of this plant is Strobilanthes ciliatus, family Acanthaceae. This is found in Western Ghats from South Kanara to Travancore, in evergreen forests. It is also known as Kurinji, Sinnangurinji in Tamil. In Ayurveda Sahachar is used for treating vata diseases, neurological disorders, sciatica, glandular swellings and oedema.
Here is given more about Sahacharadi Kashayam such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Sahacharadi Kashayam
Sahacharadi Kashayam is decoction of medicinal herbs Sahachara Strobilanthes ciliatus, Kultha, Pushkar moola, Devadaru Cedrus deodara, Nisha Yugma (Nisha yugma is Haldi and Daruhaldi) and Amlavetasa.
Uses of Sahacharadi Kashayam
Sahacharadi Kashayam balances vitiated vata and kapha. This medicinal decoction is given in muscle cramps, weakness and knee pain, rheumatic complaints of hips and lower limbs, pain, swelling in legs and Sciatica.
Sahacharadi Kashayam is indicated in Prasutika Jwar (puerperal fever, also called childbed fever).
Dosage of Sahacharadi Kashayam
The recommended dosage of Sahacharadi Kashayam is 15 ml mixed with 60ml hot water two hours before meals, twice a day. Or take as directed by physician.