Sooranadi Lehyam – Ingredients, Uses and, Dosage

Sooranadi Lehyam is an ayurvedic medicinal preparation in the form of jam. The main ingredient of this lehyam is Soorana (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius). It is used mainly treating Arshas (piles/hemorrhoids). Along with this, it is also used in conditions like decreases digestive power, anorexia, etc…

This is also called as Suranadi LehyamSuranadi LehyamVanasuranadi Leham, SuranavalehaSooranadi Leham etc…

Ingredients of Sooranadi Lehyam

Prakshepaka Dravya (powders to be added)

  1. Surana (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius) – 16 parts
  2. Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica) – 8 parts
  3. Mahaushada/Shunti (Zingiber officinale) – 2 parts
  4. Maricha (Piper nigrum) – 1 part

Madhura Dravya (sweetening substance)

  1. Guda/Jaggery (Saccharum officinarum) – Q.S

Drava Dravya (liquid material)

  1. Jala (water)

Preparation of Sooranadi Lehyam

All the ingredients are taken in specified in quantity. A suitable vessel is taken along with sufficient quantity of water. Then crushed jaggery is added to it and heated. Then the other powdered ingredients are added and boiled. It should be stirred continuously until it becomes a paste form. Then it is taken out from the fire and allowed to cool down. Once it cools down, it can be stored for use.

Indication of Sooranadi Lehyam

  1. Arshas (piles and hemorrhoids)
  2. Agnimandya (decreased digestive power)
  3. Aruchi (anorexia)

Dosage :

In general, 5 to 20 gms once or twice daily or as directed by the physician.

Reference:

  1. Ashtanga Hrudaya, Chikitsa Sthana, Arsha chikitsa – 8/157

There are few more variants in this formulation with mild variation in ingredients. Here are the few

Vanasuranadi Leham – Ingredients, Uses and, Dosage

Ingredients of Vanasuranadi Leham

  1. Guda (Saccharum officinarum) – 6.410 gms
  2. Makshika (Honey) –  1.026 ml
  3. Sarpi (Cows Ghee) –  2.051 ml
  4. Vanasurnakanda (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius) –  6.410 gms
  5. Takra (Buttermilk) – 3.077 ml
  6. Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica) – 0.513 gms
  7. Nagara (Zingiber officinale) – 0.128 gms
  8. Maricha (Piper nigrum) – 0.064 gms

Preparation of Vanasuranadi Leham

All the ingredients are taken in the specified quantity, and lehya is prepared using leha preparation method.

Indication of Vanasuranadi Leham

  1. Arshas (Hemorrhoids/piles)
  2. Amlapitta (Acid peptic diseases)

Dosage and Adjuvant:

In general 5 to 20  gms once or twice daily or as directed by the Physician.

Reference :

  1. Yoga Grantha

Sooranadi Lehyam – Ingredients, Uses and, Dosage

Ingredients of Sooranadi Lehyam

  1. Soorana (Amorphophallus campanulatus) –  43.01 gms
  2. Ghrta (Clarified butter) –  6.88 ml
  3. Khanda/Sharkara (Saccharum officinarum) 43.01 gms
  4. Pippali (Piper longum) –  0.86 gms
  5. Sunthi (Zingiber officinale) –  0.86 gms
  6. Jiraka (Cuminum cyminum) –  0.86 gms
  7. Tvak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) –  0.22 gms
  8. Ela (Elettaria cardamomum) – 0.22 gms
  9. Patra (Cinnamomum tamala) –  0.22 gms
  10. Maricha (Piper nigrum) – 0.22 gms
  11. Dhanya (Coriandrum sativum) – 0.22 gms
  12. Kshaudra (Honey) 3.44 ml

Indications of Sooranadi Lehyam

  1. Arshas (Piles/Hemorrhoids)
  2. Mudhavata (Sluggishness of bowels)
  3. Mandagni (dyspepsia/decreased digestive power).

Dosage and Adjuvant:

In general 6 to 12 gms once or twice with milk or as directed by the Physician.

Reference:

  1. Sharangadhara Samhita

Also, Check Surana Modaka

 

 

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