Chandanasava is a good Ayurvedic medicine for night fall, strength and digestion. Chandana means sandalwood, which is the main ingredient of this medicine. It is an Ayurvedic wine preparation. It contains 5 – 10 % of self generated alcohol.Usually in any asava arishta, one sweetening agent is used. But in Chandanasav, two are used in 2:1 combination of sugar candy and jaggery.
Chandanasava uses: Traditionally Chandanasava is used in the treatment of spermatorrhoea and burning micturition. It is also used to improve strength. It is a natural cardiac tonic. It also improves digestion power.
Traditional uses of Chandanasavam:
Shukramehahara – used in treatment of nightfall, spermatorrhoea.
Balakara – improves strength and immunity
Pushtikara – improves nourishment.
Hrudya – acts as cardiac tonic
vahnisandeepana – improves digestion.
12 – 24 ml usually after food, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It can be mixed with equal quantity of water, if the taste is not tolerated by the patient.