Amalakasava or Amalakasavam is an ayurvedic alcoholic preparation which is used to treat prameha or diabetes.
Ingredients of Amalakasava
Madhura dravya (sweating substance)
Drava dravya (liquid material)
- Amalaki Swarasa
Prakshepa choorna (powder to be added)
As such in the Astanga hrudaya prameha chikitsa, there is no reference to Amalakasava directly but along with other preparations, it has mentioned.
Mode of preparation :
All the above-mentioned ingredients are taken together and asava is prepared.
Indication of Amalakasava:
- Prameha (Diabetes)
Dose of Amalakasava
- 15ml – 30ml or as directed by the physician.
- Astanga hrudaya chikitsa 12/5-6