Английская Википедия:Drakshasava

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Шаблон:Short description Drakshasava (Шаблон:Lang-sa) is a traditional Ayurvedic tonic made from grapes.[1] Drakshasava is a weak wine because the grape juice is usually only partially fermented.[2] It is also sometimes prepared by using raisin concentrate.[3] The tonic is claimed to be beneficial for maladies such as lethargy, weakness and heat exhaustion.[3] Drakshasava is believed to address health imbalances arising from an excess of the Vata-Vayu Dosha[4] and is said to be useful in curing cardiac disorders and hemorrhoidsШаблон:Cn in the Ayurvedic system.[4]


Draksha is the Sanskrit word for grape.[1] "Asava" means "distillate", "juice" or "extract".[5] Thus "Drakshasava" means "extract from grapes".

Historical references

Drakshasava found mention in the Sushruta Samhita, a book of remedies dating to the 3rd–4th century AD/CE.[6]

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