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Kulatthadi Kasaya: Source, Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentation

Source:Sahasra Yogam Kasaya Yoga Prakarana Ingredients:Kulattha (Dolichos biflorus Linn)Yava KolaAmbuBalajala Dashmoola consists ofBilva (Aegle marmelos),
Agnimantha (Premna integrifolia),
Shyonaka (Oroxylum indicum),
Patala (Stereospermym suaveolens),
Kashmari (Gmelina arborea),
Brihati (Solanum indicum),
Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum),
Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum),
Prushniparni (Uraria picta),
Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris). Indications:It indicated for the treatment of the treatment of cough and cold. It is good for the treatment of hiccup.  Dosages:15 ml twice daily after food.  Presentation:

It comes in a plastic or glass bottle of 200 ml of medicated liquid.

Ela Kanadi Kasaya: Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentation

Sources: Sahasra YogamKasaya Yoga Prakarana Ingredients:ElaPippali Visva Madhuka MustaVasa NimbaAmrita Dashmula Indications:Used for the treatment of Tuberculosis. Used for the treatment of cough. For the treatment of cold. Indicated for the treatment of asthma. Dosages:5-15 ml twice daily after food with honey or jeera. Contraindications:No such contradiction noted.  Presentation:Comes as 200 ml of medicated liquid in a plastic or glass bottle.

Tambula Lehyam:Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentation

Ingredients:Tambula juiceKhandaHimamsuKrishnaJirakaMadhu Indications: CoughBronchial asthmaSmoker’s cough Dosages: 1-3 grams with honey Contraindications:Diabetic patients  Presentations:15 grams of media, ted paste in a plastic or glass bottle.

Talishapataradhi Vataka: Sources, Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentations.

Sources:Astanga Hridayam Ingredients:TalishapatraCavikaMarichaKrishnaGudaAbhayaChaturjataUsira Indications:Itching EdemaAsrikarogaAsru Dosages:1-2 tablets twice/thrice daily with water  Contraindication:Safe and no such contraindication noted. Presentation:50 grams of tablet in a plastic or glass container.

Nagaradi Taila: Sources, Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentations.

Ingredients:SunthiPippaliMustaGoukshuraVasaLasunaSaindhavaArkaparta JuiceTila Taila Indications:Earache (Karnashula) Dosages : 2-3  drops twice/thrice daily as per guidance of consultant. Contraindications:Bleeding or Foul Discharge from ears.History of any injuiry leading to rupture of tempinic membrane. Presentation:50 ml medicated oil in a plastic or glass bottle with a sterile dropper.

Rasa Chintamani: Sources, Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentations.

Source: Rasa Tarangani Ingredients:HinguluTamra BhasmaLoha BhasmaRasakarpuraParadaGandhaka Indications:Pediatric diseases.Bronchial Asthma.CoughColdVataja Diseases. Dosages :200 mg thrice daily mix with tulsi leaf juice.  Contraindications. PregnancyLactationKidney diseases.Before and after major surgeries.  Presentation:
Comes in plastic or glass container of 10 grams  (50 dosages pack)

Palasa Kshara: Sources, Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentations.

Source: Astanga Hridayam Ingredients:Palasa Bark (Butea monosperma) Indications: Asrgdhara (Uterine Bleeding Disorder)Ritudosa (menstrual Disorders)  Dosages:2-4 grams twice daily with warm water or Kulatthai kwath Contraindication:Hyper Acidity APD (Acid Peptic Disorder)GI discomfort.Burning of Chest etc. Presentation:50 grams of plastic or glass bottle.

Macugold Tablet: Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Side Effects Contraindication

Manufacturer:Ajanta Pharma Limited.  Segment:Formulated for Ocular ProtectionMedicated Food Supplement. Ingredients:Natural Carotenoid (Rich in Lutein/Zeaxanthin)Lycopene USPAstaxanthin Indications:Degeneration of eyes. Visual Impairment. Watering with blur vision.Night Blindness.  Dosages:1 tab twice daily after food.  Side Effects:No known side effects. Safe for use. No issues related to go long term use.

Himalaya Baby Powder: Ingredients, Benefits, Application, Side Effects, Precausions,

Manufacturer:The Himalaya Drug Company. Segment:Baby Telcom Powder. Source:Bhava PrakashAPIAFI Ingredients:Yasada Bhasma (Zinc Calx)Olive Oil (Olea europaea)Ushira (Vetiveria zizanioides)Vatada (Prunus amygdalus)Base quantity sufficient used. Benefits:It refreshes and cools the skin.Keeps baby's skin dry and soft.Kush grass extract keeps body cool and refreshes skin.Yasada Bhasma keeps skin dry and smooth.It also controls excessive sweating.It prevents body odor.Click to Buy Himalaya Baby Powder
Application:Sprinkle on liberally after baby's bath, after changing nappy and before bedtime.Side Effects:It is good natural herbal preparation and no side effects reported yet. Precautions:It is hypoallergenic.Useful with care so that it doesn't enter too much with breath.Keep away from children.It may be slippery if fall on the floor so uses with care. Drug interactions:No known drug interactions reported yet.

Hairzone Solution (Himalaya): Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects, Precausions, Presentation

Manufacturer:The Himalaya Drug Company.  Segment:Hair loss therapy. Source:Brihat Nighantu Ratnakar.  Ingredients:Palasha (Butea monosperma) Palashabheda (Butea parviflora)Prasanna (Rectified Spirit where alcohol content 40% w/v) How it works:The solution having inhabitory activity on hair follicular degeneration, stimulatory activity on hair growth cycle. It stimulates hair growth and increases hair density. Thus the ratio of hair growth and hairfall significantly alters. The Ingredients used in the solution having anti-inflammatory action and it reduces the scalp itching. It acts as an antimicrobial agent.It having astringent and antioxidant activities. Click to buy Hairzone
Indications:Hair loss die to different causes such as Telogen effluvium. Anagen effusion. Alopecia areata. Drug-induced alopecia. After Chemotherapy. After Radiotherapy.........etc.Diffuse hair loss.Hair loss due to itching. Hairfall due to dry scalp.  Application:Spray on the affected area and massage for 5 to…

Ayur Herbal Cold Cream: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects, Precausions, Presentation

Manufacturer:Ayurveda Herbal Pvt Ltd.  Segment:Cold Cream (With Aloe Vera and Vitamin E)  Ingredients:Chemical Ingredients
ParaffinEmulsifying WaxTriethanolamine StearateIsopropyl MyristateSilicone OilVitamin EPopylene GlycolAllantoinEDTAPhenoxyethanolMethyl Paraben. Propyl Paraben Imidazolidinyl ureaFragrance  Herbal Ingredients
Aelovera(Aloe indica) Rose(Rose canine) Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)Click to Buy Ayur Herbal Cold Cream
Indications:Winter Care. Dry skin care. For the treatment of Planter Xerosis. Dry lips. Dry cheeks. Tender noses. Rubbed elbows. For maintaining the normal skin oils. To maintain the skin moisture.  Application:After washing with luke warm water let the affected area dry. Then put the Ayur Herbal Cold Cream on the selected areas.  Side Effects:From the list of compositions it is clear that though the company claiming it as a Herbal product but basically it is a chemically treated product.  Herbal Ingredients are very less in quantity.  Though there are several…

Soumi's Grow Plus Hair Vitalizer: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects, Precausions, Presentation

Manufacturer:Soumi's Herbal Products Pvt Ltd.  Segment:Hair Vitalizer  Compositions:Herbal Ingredients
Tea Leaf (Thea sinensis) Jaba Flower (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Methi (Trigonella foenum graecum) Jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi) Chemical Ingredients:
GlycerinHydrolyzed ProteinPoly SorbateCarbomar Preservative:
Vitamin E Acetate Flavour:
Lemon Oil. Alcohol Application:Wash your scalp with herbal shampoo (which are indicated for the treatment of hairfall and anti-dandruff) Let your scalp dry. Apply on the hairloss area. (better to use at bed time)  Side Effects:It is a safe chemically treated Herbal product. Safe for long use. No mention able side effects. Precautions:Hospitalization needed in case of accidental ingestion. Keep away from children. Keep away from eye contact.Avoid in case of any open wound in the scalp.  Presentation:It comes in a beautiful black colored plastic bottle with a spraing pin on the top.

Baby Cream (Himalaya):Ingredients, Indications, Benefits, Application, Side Effects

Manufacturer:The Himalaya Drug Company. Segment:Baby Moisturizer Cream (Extra Soft & Gentle)  Source:Bhava Prakash  Ingredients:Herbal Ingredients Bala (Sida cordifolia)Yashthimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia)Jaitun Oil or Olive Oil (Olea europaea)Chemical IngredientsMethyl ParabenPropyl Paraben  Indications & Benefits:Indicated for dry cheeks. Indicated for tender noses.Specially formulated for rubbed elbows and knees. It improves the skin luster.It soothes the skin. It preserves natural skin oils. It moisturizes the skin. Ideal for winter use. Click to buy Baby Cream (Himalaya)
Application:Apply after the bath in the delicate areas.Avoid the eye contact.  Side Effects:It is well manufactured with the goodness of some special Herbs. Though it contains two other chemicals but they are safe to skin.If ingested than rush to hospital Immediately. 

Burnol Cream: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects, Precausions

Mega International (P) Ltd. Marketed By: Dr. Morepen Limited. 
The original burnt cream.
 Aminacrine Hydrochloride Cetrimide Emulsion Base... QS.
Indications: Most common brand in India for the primary treatment of minor burns.
It can be used in the following cases:

Superficial Bruns.In prevention of secondary infections in burn cases.For the treatment of minor cuts and wounds.Can be used for the treatment of minor skin infections.
Application: First, apply cold water to the affected area then apply burn directly under hygienic condition or smear on dressing for application to the affected part.
Side Effects:
It is a safe preparation and no mentionable side effects.
Precautions: Go for hospitalization if ingested.Keep away from children.Keep away from eyes. Never freeze it. Keep bellow 25'C.

Soumi's Grow Hair Shampoo: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects

Manufacturer:Soumi's Herbal Products Pvt Ltd.  Segment:Hairfall & Dandruff Controlling Shampoo.  Compositions: Herbal Ingredients
Aelovera (Aloe indica). Bhringaraj (Wed Elia calendulacea). Nimba (Azadirachta indica) Jaba (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)  Chemical Ingredients
GlycerinPopylene Glycol PolysorbateSodium Laryl SulphateSodium ChloridePolyvinylpyrrolidone SodiumPropyl Paraben (As preservative) Methyl Parent  (As preservative) Indications:HairfallDandruffDaily scalp cleanser. For nourishing the scalp and hair.  Direction of Use:Shake the bottle before use.Make your scalp and hair wet and apply quantity sufficient shamppoo with your palm and followed by gentle massage with your fingers.Keep the foam for 2/3 minutes. Then wash with water. Luke warm water is considered best for this purpose. For better use daily use is recommended by the company.  Side Effects:If you go through the compositions one thing becomes very clear that it is not a complete Herbal …

Soumi's Can Mint: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects

Manufacturer:Soumi's Herbal Products Pvt Ltd.  Segment:Moisturizing Cream (Sensitive Skin) Compositions: Herbal Ingredients
Aswagandha (Withania somnifera) Nimba (Azadirachta indica) Haridra (Curcuma longa) Pudina Flower (Mentha piperata)  Chemical Ingredients
Cetyl AlcoholStearic AcidLanolin White Petroleum JellyGlycerin Popylene GlycolSorbitol Hard ParaffinMicrocrystalline waxPotassium Hydroxide Methyl ParabenPropyl Paraben B.H.TLight Liquid Paraffin  Indications:For moisten the skin. Beneficial for those having dry skin. Creak sole. Creak hands. Ideal for winter use. It nourishes the skin.  Side Effects:Though it is a very good product but it is not a complete herbal products. It contains more chemicals than the  herbal extracts.Few these chemicals are skin irritant and harmful for long use.  *** I personally suggest you for details study of the ingredients before use this product. Application:Apply in face and body with your plam by gentle massage.

Soumi's Can Young: Compositions, Indications, Application, Side Effects

Manufacturer:Somi's Herbal Products Pvt Ltd.  Segment:Moisturizing Cream (Normal Skin)  Compositions:Herbal Ingredients  Ghrita Kumari (Aloe indica) Nimba (Azadirachta indica) Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) Haridra (Curcuma longa) Kheera (Cucumis sativus)Badam Oil (Arachis hypogia)Tila Oil (Sesamum indicum) Chemical Ingredients Cetyl AlcoholStearic AcidLanolinWhite Petroleum JellyGlycerin Sorbitol Hard Paraffin Microcrystalline wax Tocopheryl Acetate Potassium hydroxide Methyl Paraben Propyl Paraben BHTLight liquid paraffin Perfume Smells:Rose Perfume. But smells not so Good. Indications:The Ingredients having tissue repair properties. It keeps the skin hydrate.Ideal for winter use. Can be used in creak soles (Planter Xerosis), creak hands.  ** It is for normal skin. For the sensitive skin you should try Soumi's Mint Cream.
Application:Apply over the face and body with your palm. Side Effects:From the list of compositions it becomes clear that most of the ingredients are chemical.Basic…

Boroline Antiseptic Cream: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects

Manufacturer:G.D. Pharmaceuticals Private Limited.  Segment:Herbal Antiseptic Cream. Source:Bhaishyaja Ratnavali.  Compositions:Tankana Bhasma. Yasada Bhasma. Lanolin.Mineral Oil.  Indication:It smooths chapped lips. It cures minor cuts and wounds. It softens elbows and abraded the skin. It is good for Planter Xerosis or Cracked heels.It is good for cracked nipples.It cures general skin infections. It smoothens the dry skins. It is ideal for the use in winter. It can be used in the stitches after operations.  Application:Use in the affected area with you hand after proper hand washing. It is purely for external use. If the lactating mother uses it in nipples then she should wash the area properly before feeding her baby.  Side Effects:It is a safe and effective herbal mineral preparation. It is one of the most common antiseptic cream used in India from last many decades. *** Visit www.boroline.com for more details.

Boro Plus Antiseptic Cream: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects

Manufacturer:Emami Limited.  Segment:Antiseptic Cream.  Compositions:Hedychium spicatum. Santalum albumAloe indica Azadirachta indica Pavonia odorataCurcuma longa Nymphaea albaAcacia catechuYasada Bhasma (Zinc Oxide) Tankana amla (Boric acid) Dugdha pashana (Talc) Methyl ParabenPropyl Paraben Click to Buy BoroPlus Cream
Indications:Useful in minor cuts. It is good for cracked heels. It is good for cracked nipple. It having antibacterial properties. It is useful for general skin infections. It is useful in softening the thickened skin of elbow. It is useful in cracked lips. Side Effects:It is a herbal mineral preparation. It contains some magical herbs extracts. Overall it having no mention-able side effects.Some person may be sensitive to this.  So experimental use must be done before using it regularly.Click to Buy BoroPlus Cream

Soumi's Can Silk Shampoo: Ingredients, Indications, Application, Side Effects

Manufacturer:Soumi's Herbal Products Pvt.  Segment:Medicated Shampoo  Compositions: Herbal Ingredients
Nimba (Azadirachta indica) Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) Satapatrika (Rosa centifolia) Haridra (Curcuma longa) Aelovera (Aloe indica) Nirgundi (Vitex negundo) Amalaki (Embelia officinalis) Kantakari (Abrus precatorious) Bhringaraj (Eclipta alba) Jaba (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Daruharidra (Berberis aristata) Lemon (Citrus limon) Honey Chemical Ingredients
Sodium Laryl Sulphate Sodium Chloride Sodium Laryl Ether Sulphate Coco Amido Propyl Betane Sodium EDTACoco die-Ethylamide Indications:A suitable cleanser for scalp and hairs.It moisturizes the scalp and helps in preventing dandruff. It makes the hairs soft, silky and smooth. Side Effects:It is not a herbal shampoo in true sense and contains some stain removal chemical components.Some of them  may cause minor skin irritation.So go through the ingredients in details and study about their side effects. Application:Shake well the bottle befor…

Hajmola: Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Side Effects

Manufacturer: Dabur India Ltd. Segment: Digestive Tablets. Ingredients: Maricha (Piper nigrum). Sunthi (Zingiber officinale) Pippali (Piper longum) Nimbu Juice (Citrus cyminum) Shvetajiraka (Cuminum cyminum) Sodium Chloride (Sea Salt) Sauvarcala Laban Narasara Sugar Indications: Indigestion. Flatulence. Digestive Disorders. Fullness of abdomen. Dosages Adult: 1 to 2 tablet after meals. Child: 1 tablet after meals. Contraindications: It is not indicated for those having hypertension. It is not indicated in gastric or duodenal ulcers. Not suitable for diabetic patients. Side Effects: According to ancient classics we shouldn't use Kshara (Alkaline), Salt (Lavana) and Pippali for a long time.  I have seen people's dependency on this product, which is not recommended. It having Sodium Chloride so patients with hypertension my be symptomatic after consumption.

Fourts B Tablet: Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Side Effects, Presentation

Manufacture:Fourrts (India) Laboratories Pvt. Limited.  Segment:Nutritional support for glycemic control.Medicated food supplement. Ingredients:Pyridoxine HydrochlorideNiacinamideFolic Acid Cyanocobalamin Biotin Inositol Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate Selenium Chromium Vanadium Acetylcysteine Glycine Glutamic Acid  Indications:It is indicated as a general tonic. It protects the beta cells of pancreas from oxidative stress. It helps in glycemic control. It improves the insulin sensitivity. It is good for the treatment of oral ulcer. It improves the hematological stratus. It is good for the treatment of arthritis. It is a good thing for elderly diseases. It is good for post operative recovery.   Dosages:1 tablet daily after food. * Consult with your doctor for dosage adjustment. Contraindications:No known contraindications. Avoid in any unwanted complaints.  Side effects:It is good combination of multivitamins,  antioxidants,  amino acids &  minerals.  You can say an additional support…

Neogadine (Mikros): Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Side Effects, Contraindications, Presentation

Manufacturer: Raptakos, Brett & Co. Ltd. Segment: Appetizer for Children. Medicated Food Supplement Ingredients: Calcium Lactobionate Iodised peptone Magnesium chloride Manganese Sulphate Sodium metavanadate Zinc Sulphate Pyridoxine Hydrochloride Nicotinamide Indications: It is indicated for the loss of appetite. It is good for the treatment of weight loss. It is indicated for those having growth failure. It helps in gaining weight and healthy body. It is used as supportive therapy in weak conditions. It is a good health tonic. Dosages: 5 ml twice daily before food. * Consult with your doctor before starting this. Side Effects: I is a fine collection of necessary vitamin and minerals. As because it is a supportive therapy in your diet so it doesn't have any harmful effects. Though overdoses to be avoided. Some allergic reaction may be seen in very rare cases. Contraindications: Not suitable for those having diabetes. Avoid in case of known allergic reaction. Avoi…

Zincovit Tablets, Syrup and Drops: Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Pregnancy and Lactation alert.

Manufacturer:Apex Labs.Segment:Vitamin and Mineral Supplement. Dietary Supplement.Ingredients: Folic acidVitamin b12(7.5 mcg)Vitamin d3(400 iu)Vitamin b1(10 mg)Niacinamide(50 mg)Vitamin b2(10 mg)Vitamin b6(2 mg)Iodine(150 mcg)Magnesium(18 mg)Vitamin a(5000 iu)Vitamin c(75 mg)Vitamin e(15 mg)Selenium(50 mcg)Manganese(0.9 mg)Zinc(22 mg)Copper(0.5 mg)Chromium(chromic)(25 mcg)Molybdenum(25 mcg)Carbohydrate(0.2 gm)Biotin(150 mcg) Vitamin b5(10 mg)Indications:It is an excellent general tonic. It is good for therapeutic use in diabetic patients. It is indicated for the treatment of oral ulcers. It is indicated in Vitamin B Complex Deficiency. It is useful in post operative cases. It is good for the treatment of hematological disorders. It is good as a supportive in the treatment of tuberculosis, Aids, etc. It is indicated as a food supplement.Dosages:Tablet: 1 tablet daily after food. Syrup: 10 ml daily after food. Drops: 10/20 drops daily after food (depending upon the age) ** Consult with y…

Becosule Capsules and Syrup: Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindication, Presentation

Manufacturer:Pfizer Limited (Pharmacia India Pvt Ltd).Segment:Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Ingredients: Vitamin B12, Ascorbic Acid, Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate,Folic Acid (Vit B9), Niacinamide, Pyridoxine, Riboflavin, ThiamineIndication: Used as general tonic. Useful in Vitamin B Complex Deficiency. Useful in mouth ulcers. It is good for the treatment of pancreatic tumor.Useful in anemia. Useful for the treatment of Folic Acid deficiency. Useful in neuropathies. Good for preoperative and postoperative cases. Dosages: 1 capsules daily after food.10 ml daily after food. ** Consult with your doctor before starting medicine.  Contraindications:No known  contraindications. Syrup is sugar base so not recommended for diabetic patients.  Presentation: Capsules comes in blister packs. Liquid version of the same comes in plastic bottle. 

Cyphon H Syrup & Drops: Ingredients, Indications, Dosages, Contraindications, Presentation.

Manufacturer: Geno Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Segment:  Appetizers
Ingredients: Plumbago zeylanicaTinosphora cordifolliaZingiber officinalePiper longumPiper nigrumFerula nathexCuminum cyminumEmblica officinalisCyperus rotundusRock Salt
Indications: AnorexiaIndigestionLoss of appetiteWeight lossGeneral tonic
Dosages: Liquid: 5-10 ml thrice dailyDrops: 10-15 drops thrice daily
Contraindications: Not indicated for those heading diabetes.
Presentation: Plastic pack of 200 ml medicated liquid.