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.
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:
Side effects and precautions:
Pippalyasavam should not be used for gastritis, heartburn, or GERD.
Dr. Santosh Kumar Yadav
BAMS(Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery)
PGDAyDS(Post Graduate Diploma in Ayurvedic Drug Standardization)
Diploma in Yoga and CCYP
Ayurvedic Practitioner, Panchakarma Specialist, Herbalist &Yoga Teacher
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