Lehya is a semisolid or thickened extract prepared in a medium of sugar or jaggery in Ayurveda. It is curative for respiratory ailments and digestive troubles.

Lehya is prepared by using powdered drugs and pulp of fruits in the sugar medium of jaggery, sugar, sugar candy or honey in an aqueous medium of water.

Some of the significant Lehyas are Agasthya Rasayanam, Abhayamritha Rasayanam, Amrasara Rasayanam, Brahma Rasayanam and Aswagandhadi Leham.

Updated on 7th January, 2015


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