The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Agastya Rasayanam

Agasthya-RasayanamAgastya Rasayanam, also known as Agastya Haritaki (Hareetaki) Vasasyana, is an Ayurvedic medicine famously used to treat asthma and other chronic respiratory conditions. Agastya Rasayanam, which is comprised of multiple Ayurvedic herbs, including shati and bala, is also useful as a rejuvenative. In fact, the word rasayana means “rejuvenation” or “augmentation of rasa”.

Rasa is the vital fluid produced in the body by the digestion of food. Rasa is said to nourish the body, heightens one’s immunity and prolong life. In Ayurveda (the science of life), excessive work, intense stress, overindulging habits, and sensory overload cause a gradual depletion of our rasa, which is often the root cause of disease. If not addressed, rasa depletion may result in lowered vitality, lowered immunity, and chronic health issues. …

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6 thoughts on “The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Agastya Rasayanam”

  1. Hi I have had bad breath for years regarding of the many attemps to get rid of it, and I would like to know if there is a treatment for that and what medication should be used.
    Really appreciate your kind answer.

    1. Permanently eliminating bad breath is dependent on the cause of the problem. In my mother, it began with high blood pressure medications. Taking chlorophyll tablets daily slowly, but surely, eliminated the problem. If what you are eating is causing your bad breath, eating fresh parsley after meals could help. But as I said, it depends on the cause.

  2. Great post!!! Thank you for letting us know about Agastya Rasayanam and its benefits. Reading this particular post I know believe that health problems like asthma and other chronic respiratory conditions can also be cured by Ayurveda.

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