Gorochanadi Vati is an ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of fever, cough, sinusitis, blurred vision, respiratory illness and dizziness. The Vati is made up of 46 ingredients as per the Vaidyayogaratnavalli, an ancient Ayurvedic text. The ingredients include non-vegetarian contents. In fact, the titular ingredient Gorochandana is the bile of the cow. Gorochanadi Gulika (Vati) is widely used in Ayurveda practices from Kerala.
GOROCHANADI VATI TO FIGHT FEVER
A fever might occur due to various reasons. Gorochanadi Vati is the best drug to manage fevers of all types. It is a very fast-acting ayurvedic drug and cures fever faster than other home-based remedies. Since it is a very powerful Vati, it is advised not to have it without the prescription from an Ayurvedic physician.
MANAGEMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES
Gorochanadi Vati is useful in the treatment of cold and cough. Ayurvedic physicians recommend the Vati for treating many respiratory infections since many ingredients in the Vati have anti-microbial and anti-parasitic properties.
AS A SUPPLEMENT FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES
Diabetic patients can benefit from the use of Gorochanavadi Vati as it helps in the management of type 2 diabetes.
OTHER MAJOR USES OF GOROCHANADI
Gorochanadi Vati is also recommended by doctors for dizziness, tongue paralysis, hiccups, Spine related issues, nervous issues leading to paralysis and Paralysis on one side of the limbs amongst others. This drug is not recommended for self-care.
IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER MEDICINES
Amruttottara Kashayam and Mahasudarshana Vati are recommended in a specific proportion according to one’s nature alongside Gorochanadi for treating high fevers.
In the case of pneumonia, Gorochanadi is combined with Dashamoolajeerakadi Kashayam, Nayopayadi Kashayam and Punarnavadi for best possible results.
To improve memory power, the vati is tagged with Brahmi extracts.
In the case of loss of consciousness, Physicians use Brahmi and Kalyanaka Kashayam tagged with Gorochanadi to help improve the condition.
Similarly, there are multiple other situations and combinations where doctors use the efficiency of Gorochanadi to help the patients.
The major ingredients which constitute Gorochanadi Vati include
1. Extracts from the bile of the Cow (Gorochandana)
5. Piper Longum
6. Shankpushpi extracts
7. Antimony sulphide
8. Extracts from Goat horns
9. Extracts from Buffalo horns
10. Pravala bhasma
11. Rudraksha etc.,
THE CONDITIONS ATTESTED TO THE VATI
4. Cough and Cold
5. Throat infections
6. Memory related illness
7. Problems in hearing
8. Loss of Consciousness
9. Eye-sight deficiencies
10. Pyrexia due to misbalance of all three Tridosas.
DOSAGE AND COMPLIMENTS
Normally a doctor recommends one or two tablets per day. Dosage will depend on the individual’s unique body constituents and illness; hence it is best to take a piece of advice from a Physician.
The Vati can be taken along with Tulasi Juice, Betel leaves extract, Honey or Ginger juice.
FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN
The Vati is generally safe for children and even they can benefit by its consumption.
For Pregnant women, the Vati is generally not recommended because of its strong medicinal nature
NON VEGETARIAN CONSTITUENTS
The Vati is not for strictly vegetarian type people. It is made up of animal products like extracts from animal horns and bile.
Gorochanadi Vati is not recommended and should be avoided for dry cough
It is a very high dose and effective medicine and hence should always be consumed on the recommendations of a doctor
It is not advisable to pregnant women
It is not recommended for pitta related problems
Gorochanadi Vati is a commonly recommended ayurvedic drug, especially from the practitioners of Ayurvedic system developed in Kerala. All of us can benefit from its medicinal properties.
Gorochanadi Vati is available in all Ayurcentral stores