Lohasava, also known as Lohasavam, is an Ayurvedic herbs-mineral classical preparation. It is herb-infused liquid medicine used to treat anemia and control obesity. As its name suggests, Lauh means iron which means the medicine is infused with iron, providing aid in managing iron deficiency problems. It also shows anti-obesity properties which can be helpful in weight management. It is also used to manage jaundice, hepatitis, fatty liver, general weakness, and piles.
According to Ayurveda, it has Pitta-balancing properties which help to reduce the symptoms of anemia. Lohasava when mixed with other Ayurvedic medications can help with liver-related problems. It also has Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestive) properties which help to manage indigestion and other digestion-related problems. Lohasava helps improve hemoglobin in the body which provides aid in relieving symptoms of bleeding piles. It also has the Balya (strength provider) property which helps to reduce the symptoms of fatigue.
Lohasava syrup is available in liquid form. You can take 15-20ml Lohasava or as directed by the physician to get relief from the symptoms of anemia. Mix it with equal amounts of lukewarm water to dilute its taste a little. Take it once or twice a day, preferably after meals.
Lohasava syrup is generally well tolerated by most people and does not have any side effects when taken in the recommended dose. However, it is advisable to consult the doctor before using Lohasava.
Lohasava formulation : Amla, Harad, Baheda, Chitrak, Ginger, Pippali, Kalimirch, Nagarmotha, Vidanga, Dhataki, Honey, Jaggery
Lohasava : Lohasava Syrup