10-20 ml or as directed by the physician
450ml x 3
Kanakasavam is an ayurvedic prepration in liquid form used effectively in the treatment of respiratory disorders like cough, asthma, and fever.
This formulation contains purified dhatura as its main ingredient which has an anti –allergic, anti –inflammatory, mucolytic and a powerful bronchodilator. It gives relief from an acute attack of asthma and increases the airflow to the lungs by dilating and relaxing the bronchial passages. It is an expectorant, induces sleep and is anti spasmodic.
The action of kanakasava is mainly on the kapha dosha.It is hot in potency and helps in liquefaction of the soilidified and obstructed kapha in the respiratory passages.
Due to its hot potency, it also aids in digestion and abdominal colic.
Kanaka (Purified and processed Datura metel)
Vrushamoola – Vasa (Adhatoda vasica)
Yashtimadhu (Glyzzirhiza glabra)
Pippali (piper longum)
Vyahgri – Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum)
Keshara – Nagakeshara (Mesua ferrea)
Vishvabheshaja – Shunti (Zingiber officinale)
Bharngi (Clerodendrum serratum)
Talisapatra (Abies webbiana)
Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa)
Sharkara (Sugar )
Kshaudra (Honey )
Kanakasavam works the best with :
Sutashekhara Ras in liver disorders
Vasarishta in chronic cough
Swasanandam gulika in asthma
Kanakasava may not be taken in following cases:
- Tachycardia (Fast Heart Rate)
- Person suffering from bleeding disorder
- Elevated intraocular pressure
- Patients with pacemaker
- In children under 5 years of age
Recommended diet and lifestyle:
Do not take spicy and sour food while taking this medication.
Avoid pickles, alcohol and junk food
Avoid exposure to sun light