Kanakasava; Ingredients, Indications, Dosages

Formulation Source
·        Bhaishyaja Ratnavali
·        Hikkasvasadhikar (Management of Hiccup and Breathing Disorder)
Ingredients
·        Kanaka
·        Vrsamula Bark
·        Madhuka
·        Magadhi
·        Kantakari
·        Kesara
·        Sunthi
·        Bhargi
·        Talishpatra
·        Dhataki
·        Draksha
·        Sarkara (Sugar)
·        Honey               
Indications
·        Useful in the treatment of cough
·        Useful in the treatment of breathing difficulty
·        Useful in allergic cough
·        Useful in smokers cough
·        Useful in common cold
·        Useful in asthma.
Dosages 
·        15-20 ml twice daily with half glass of water just after food.  (Doses may differ with your physicians advice)
Contraindication
         Almost a safe herbal preparation but few precaution  is better take as very less studies till now conducted on this preparations like,
·        It should not be continued for a long time (as directed by physician)
·        Avoid in Pregnancy.
·        Avoid during lactation.
·        Avoid during pre-operative or post-operative stages.
·        Avoid in any case of reaction/acidity noted after use.
·        Not recommended for Diabetic patients. 
Presentations
         All the leading Ayurvedic drug-manufacturing companies are making it. It comes in generally glass/plastic bottle.
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