Ayurvedic Drug: Drakshasava to Treat Lung Cancer

Ayurvedic Drug: Drakshasava to Treat Lung CancerLung cancer is affecting both men and women all around the world. It is partitioned into small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Treatment of lung cancer in Ayurveda is also catching the attention of everyone. Ayurvedic medicines are given as an additional line of treatment in addition to the standard line of treatment. These ayurvedic herbs help to control the spread of lung disease and also work to limit its spread to other parts of the body. Drakshasava is a polyherbal ayurvedic medicine that helps lung cancer patients to enhance their survival.

Ingredients used in Drakshasava:

The main ingredients of Draksha or Dry Grapes, Water for Kashayam: 49.152 liters, Madhu (Honey), Sharkara (Sugar), Prakshepa, Jati (Jasminum Officinale), Dhataki (Woodfordia Fruticosa), Lavanga (Clove), Kankola (Piper Cubeba), Chandana (Santalum Album), Lavali (Cicca Acida), Krishna (Long Pepper Fruit), Twak (Cinnamon), Patra (Cinnamomum Tamala), Ela (Cardamom).

Drakshasava for lung cancer

Drakshasava is an ayurvedic tonic as well as medicine. It helps patients to improve their strength and reduce general fatigue. As lung cancer patients face physical as well as psychological issues during the treatment course, this ayurvedic herb works to preserve their strength and maintain a healthy appetite. As far as the dosage is concerned, it is generally taken 15-30ml orally with equal amount of water. It should be taken after having meals and twice a day.

Usefulness of Drakshasava

It is used to treat piles, headache, anemia, cough, breathing troubles as well as jaundice. This ayurvedic medicine helps to cure-all types of digestive problems such as constipation, bloating, and loss of appetite. It also works on health issues like physical weakness or restlessness. As it contains raisin, it helps to improve liver functions naturally.

Side Effects

Drakshasava is considered safe for most individuals when taken under professional supervision or as dosage recommended by the ayurvedic health practitioner. But, you should always consult your doctor before start or stop of intake of any new medicine or herb.

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The information shared in this blog is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice.

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