Pippalyasavam Ingredients, Uses, Dose  &  Side Effects


Pippalyasavam is fermented ayurvedic herbal product and used for various ailments such as anaemia, loss of appetite, sprue, spleen and liver troubles, other abdominal problems. It is also used in a lean patient to increase body weight by increasing appetite and digestion process.

Main Ingredients:

Long pepper is the main ingredient in Pippalyasavam and it is very efficacious in increasing appetite. It also contains Black pepper, Plumbago zeylanica, Embelia ribes, Cyclea peltata, Piper cubeba, cyperus rotundus, vetiveria zizanioides, Indian gooseberry, Cardamom, Sandalwood, and Clove etc.

Pharmacological action of Pippalyasavam:

Pippalyasavam is used in vata and kapha diseases in Ayurveda. It is beneficial in abdominal diseases. It has the property of digestive stimulant and appetizer. It increases gastric secretions as well as bile secretion from the liver. It improves digestion so it is used in indigestion.

Pippalyasavam also has the property of analgesic but it mainly works on soft tissues. It relieves abdominal pain or stomach pain. It is also beneficial in removing wind from the abdominal cavity. Therefore, it alleviates cramps like pain present due to gas troubles.

In women, it stimulates menstrual flow. Therefore, it is also used in amenorrhoea and dysmenorrhoea or menstrual cramps.

Indications and uses:

  1. Loss of appetite
  2. Indigestion
  3. Intestinal gas
  4. Dull headache
  5. Stomach-ache
  6. Bronchitis and asthma
  7. Tuberculosis
  8. Fever
  9. Enlarged spleen
  10. Common cold
  11. Muscular pain
  12. Amenorrhoea – absent menses

Side effects and precautions:

Pippalyasavam should not be used for gastritis, heartburn, or GERD.


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  2. Ayurvedic saar sangreh


Dr. Santosh Kumar Yadav

BAMS(Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) 

PGDAyDS(Post Graduate Diploma in Ayurvedic Drug Standardization)

Diploma in Yoga and CCYP

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