Ushirasav (also spelled as Usheerasav) is an ayurvedic medicine. It is beneficial in the treatment of bleeding disorders and urinary problems. It improves blood circulation, diuresis, and health of blood vessels. Furthermore, it reduces burning sensation, which may occur during urination.
In Ayurveda, Ushirasava is used for the treatment of epistaxis, hematuria, hemorrhages, metrorrhagia and menorrhagia. In addition to these, it is also used in skin diseases, worm infestation, blood disorders, burning micturition, spermatorrhea, uremia, and atrophy of different organs associated with aggravation of Pitta Dosha.
Ushirasava has following medicinal properties.
- Hemostatic (styptic)
- Mild diuretic
- Depurative (purifies blood)
- Anti-microbial and anti-bacterial
Ushirasava is helpful in following health conditions.
- Metrorrhagia (along with Ashokarishta)
- Menorrhagia (along with Ashokarishta)
- Membranous Dysmenorrhea (along with Praval Pishti and Sutshekhar Ras)
- Skin diseases
- Intestinal parasites
- Burning micturition
- Blood disorders
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Bleeding Piles
Ushirasava Uses & Benefits
Ushirasava is useful in all cases of internal and external Hemorrhages. It checks bleeding and maintains hemostasis. It purifies blood and reduces the toxins substances in it by increasing their excretion. The main therapeutic effects of Ushirasava are observed on urinary system and reproductive system in addition to its effects on bleeding.
Ushirasava is recommended for nasal bleeding occurring due to rupture of tiny blood vessels in the nose. It helps to stop bleeding and prevents recurrence of the epistaxis.
Ushirasava checks bleeding occurring in the urination. It acts as a styptic, anti-infection, anti-microbial and anti-bacterial. It also promotes wound healing. Therefore, it is more likely to be effective against hematuria occurring due to any injury in the urethra, urinary bladder or any part of the urinary tract. The lesion can develop due to stones. It reduces bleeding by promoting quick healing and stopping the bleeding. In hematuria, it should be given along with Chandanasava and Durvadi Ghrita.
Urinary Tract Infections
Anti-microbial and anti-bacterial actions of Ushirasava help to fight against infections. In many cases, the patient feels burning sensation during urination and has foul smelly urine and pain during urination. Ushirasava reduces all these symptoms and helps to clear the infection causing organisms from the urinary system. In this case, it should be given along with Chandanasava, Chandanadi Vati, and Bang Bhasma.
Metrorrhagia & Menorrhagia
Ushirasava along with Ashokarishta and Chandraprabha Vati is useful for the management of abnormal uterine bleeding and excessive bleeding during menstruation.
Dosage & Administration
|The general dosage of Ushirasava is as follows.|
|Children||2.5 to 10 ml|
|Adults||10 to 30 ml|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||60 Per Day (in divided doses) **|
|Doses: 2 Doses – After Breakfast and Dinner|
|Adjuvant: With equal amount of water|
|Best Time to Take: After Food|
Ushirasava is considerably safe when taken under the professional supervision and as per its recommended dosage.
Side Effects of Ushirasava
There are no side effects reported with the use of Ushirasava.
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