Jeevanthyadi Kashayam, also known as Jeevanthyadi Kwatham, is a traditional Ayurvedic herbal decoction or concoction. It is prepared by boiling a specific combination of herbs in water. This formulation is commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine for its potential benefits in promoting digestive health. Jivantyadi Kashayam is mainly used in the treatment of fever due to eruptions and Chickenpox. It is also used as a preventive medicine.
The main ingredient is Jivanti / jeevanthy – Leptadenia reticulata
It is prepared according to the reference of Sahasrayogam and formulated on the basis of Kerala Ayurveda principles.
Potential uses and benefits of Jeevanthyadi Kashayam include:
- Indigestion: It may help in cases of indigestion, flatulence, and bloating.
- Appetite Stimulant: Jeevanthyadi Kashayam is believed to stimulate appetite, making it beneficial for those with reduced appetite.
- Colic and Gas: It may be used to relieve colic pain and reduce excessive gas formation in the digestive tract.
- Postpartum Care: In some cases, it is given to postpartum mothers to aid in digestion and provide nourishment.
- Improving Nutrient Absorption: It is believed to enhance the absorption of nutrients from the food we consume.
- Mild Laxative: Jeevanthyadi Kashayam may have mild laxative properties, aiding in regular bowel movements.
- Promoting Digestive Health in Children: It is sometimes used in children to support their digestive system.
Medicinal plants and other ingredients used in the preparation of Jeevanthyadi Kashayam
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