Gomutrasava

Gomutrasava

Gomutrasava or Gomutrasavam is an ayurvedic alcoholic preparation. It is used in treating shwitra (leucoderma) and other skin diseases.

Ingredients of Gomutrasava:

  1. Gomutra (cow urine)
  2. Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica)
  3. Vyosha (Trikatu)
    1. Shunti (Zingiber officinale)
    2. Maricha(Piper nigrum)
    3. Pippali(Piper longum)

Madhura Dravya (sweetening material)

  1. Kshaudra (honey)

Gomutrasava Preparation :

All these ingredients along with water are taken in a vessel smeared with ghee. Left for fermentation for 15 days, then the contents are filtered and used.

Indication of Gomutrasava: 

  1. Shwitra (Leucoderma)
  2. Kushta (Skin diseases)

Dosage of Chitrakasavam:

  1. 15 – 30 ml or as directed by the physician.

Reference

  1. Astanga hrudaya chikitsa sthana 20/7

Also read about

  1. Chitrakasavam

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