Our customers sometimes face difficulties searching for products because of the different ways products can be spelled. For example, AVS uses Dasamula but this same product is often spelled Dasamoola. Similarly, Jeerakady is also Jirakady. To make finding products on our site easier, we have created the table below.
Another important thing to note is AVS product names that end with a ‘M’ such as Arishtam, Bhasmam, Churnam, Ghritam, Kashayam, Kwatham, Leham, etc., also add the letter ‘h’ to the letter ‘t’.
|Kottakkal USA||Other Names|
|Abhaya Arishtam||Abhayarishtam, Abhay Arishta|
|Arjuna Arishtam||Arjunarishta, Parthadyarishta
|Ashoka Arishtam,||Ashok Arishta, Asokarishtam|
|Ashwagandha Arishtam||Ashwagandha Arishta
|Saraswata Arishtam||Saraswath Arishta,
|Sankha Bhasmam||Sankha Bhasma,
|Gulika (round pills)||Goli, tablet|
|Kashayam (liquid)||Kashaya, Kasayam, Kadha|
|Kwatham (tablet)||Kwath, Kadha|
|Indukantam Kashayam||Indukantham Kashayam|
|Tailam ( oils )||Taila|
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Arishtams and Asavams are medicinal herbs processed by fermentation. The process of making an Arishtam or Asavam is lengthy and begins by boiling dried herbs in water to extract the medicinal qualities of the herbs. This is called an herbal decoction.
Ayurveda, as well as other systems of Indian medicine use metals and minerals to support healing. The use of metals for healing is also amply described in Chinese and Egyptian medicines as far back as 2500 B.C.. Bhasmas are unique to Ayurveda and the use of metal and mineral preparations have been documented since the 7th century A.D.
The Ayurvedic text lists four types of fats with medicinal healing qualities. They are ghritam (ghee), oil (sesame), vasa (muscle), and majja (marrow). Each one has its own unique properties, however ghritam has several special qualities that are unmatched. Ghritam will maintain its own healing qualities even when combined with herbs with different qualities.