Patolakaturohinyadi Kashayam – An effective medicine in Skin and Liver diseases

Patolakaturohinyadi Kashayam is an effective herbal decoction traditionally prescribed by Ayurveda doctors in the treatment of Skin diseases and Liver disorders. The name of the medicine goes by 2 of its 6 chief ingredients Patola and Katurohini, the word adi meaning etc which covers the other herbs of the composition.

Reference: Ashtanga Hridayam

Chief ingredients:

  • Patola: Trichosanthes dioica
  • Katurohini: Picrorhiza kurroa
  • Chandana: Santalum album
  • Madhusrava: Marsdenia tenacissima
  • Guduchi: Tinospora cordifolia
  • Patha: Cissampelos pareira

The combination has a balancing effect on Pitta and Kapha vitiation. The formulation is effective in purifying blood, Removing the blocks in Liver, remove the toxicity in cells and rejuvenating the cells which are contaminated and debilitated due to the disease process.


  • As Kashayam (bottled liquid in decoction form)
  • Tablets: Patolakaturohinyadi Kashayam Tablets

In which conditions it is prescribed?

  • Skin diseases mainly those of pitta-kapha origin, Skin infections (infective and or inflammatory)
  • Liver Disorders

Other areas of use:

  • Any disease caused due to vitiated Pitta and or Kapha
  • Fever
  • Jaundice
  • Nausea
  • Toxicity
  • Impurities of Blood
  • Anaemia


  • Kashayam: 10-15ml of Kashayam two or three times a day before food
  • Kashayam Tablets: 2-3 Tablets twice or thrice a day before food

Adjuvents: Honey


  • These blogs are written for informative purpose and not for self prescription
  • Intake of any medicine without prescription of a qualified Ayurveda doctor is dangerous
  • A thorough examination of the disease and the diseased by a qualified Ayurveda doctor followed by diagnosis and prescription is mandatory
  • Dietetic & Lifestyle advices, co-prescriptions, treatments etc may be essential and may prescribed by your doctor
  • Ayurveda medicines are time tested and are not universal (all medicines do not suit everyone)

Dr Raghuram Y.S.

MD(Ay), Ayurvedic Rheumatology

Consultant Ayurvedic Physician

Speciality: Joint and Spine care

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Ph: +91-9480071422


Skype: raghuramsastry1973

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