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Dasamoolarishtam – Ingredients, Uses, Dose And Side Effects

Dashmoolarishta is a liquid Ayurveda medicine, used in the treatment of anemia, after delivery care of mother, cold, cough, digestive disorders etc. Dasamoolarishtam contains about 5 – 7 % of self generated natural alcohol in it. This self generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as a media to deliver water and alcohol soluble the active herbal components to the body. Also called as Dasamularishtam.

 

Dashmoolarishtam dosage: 15 – 30 ml. one or two times a day, usually advised after food.

If needed, equal quantity of water can be added before consumption. Can also be taken in repeated doses.

 

Adjuvant: Musk or Vayugulika is taken by mixing with this.

 

How long to use?

Based on doctor’s prescription, this medicine can be used for several months.

 

Dashamoolarishta benefits:

 

Indigestion, lack of taste, respiratory conditions, fistula, in diseases of Vata imbalance, vomiting, anemia, liver diseases, skin diseases, haemorrhoids, urinary tract conditions, cough, jaundice.

It is used as a general health tonic.

Dasamoolarishta is also used for ladies having problem with conception and pregnancy.

It improves immunity and strength.

 

Traditionally,  this vedic medicine it is used in the treatment of following diseases.

Grahani – Malabsorption syndrome, IBS

Aruchi – Anorexia

Shwasa – respiratory diseases, wheezing, asthma

Kasa – cough, cold

Gulma -bloating, abdominal tumor

Bhagandara – anal fistula

Vatavyadhi – Vata imbalance disorders, neurological disorders

Kshaya – tissue depletion, chronic respiratory disorders

Chardi – vomiting

Panduroga – anemia

Kamala – liver disorders, jaundice

Kushta – skin disorders

Arsha – piles

Meha – urinary disorders, diabetes

Mandagni – low digestion strength

Udara – ascites

Sharkara – urinary gravels

Ashmari – urinary calculi

Mutrakrichra – difficulty in urination

Dhatukshaya – in emaciated, lean and weak person

Krushaanaam pushtijanana – improves nourishment in lean and weak.

VandhyaanaaM garbhada – useful in female infertility

Shukraprada – Improves sperm and semen quality and quantity

Balaprada – improves immunity, strength

Dasamoolarishtam side effects: High dose may cause burning sensation, stomach disturbances.

Dashmoolarishta ingredients:

Bilva (Bael), – Aegle marmelos – root / stem bark – 48 grams

Shyonaka (Oroxylum indicum) – root / stem bark – 48 grams

Gambhari (Gmelina arborea) – root / stem bark – 48 grams

Patala (Stereospermum suaveolens) – root / stem bark – 48 grams

Agnimantha (Premna mucronata) – root / stem bark – 48 grams

Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum) – root / whole plant – 48 grams

Prishnaparni (Uraria picta) –  root / whole plant – 48 grams

Brihati (Solanum indicum) –  root / whole plant – 48 grams

Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum) –  root / whole plant – 48 grams

Gokshura (Tribulus) – Tribulus terrestris –  root / whole plant – 48 grams

Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica) – Root – 240 grams

Pushkaramoola (Inula racemosa) – Root – 240 grams

Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa) – stem bark  / root – 192 grams

Guduchi (Indian tinospora) – stem – 192 grams

Amla – Indian gooseberry – fruit – 154 grams

Duralabha (Fagonia cretica) – whole plant – 115 grams

Khadira (Acacia catechu) – Heart wood – 77 grams

Bijasara (Pterocarpus marsupium) – heart wood – 77 grams

Pathya (Terminalia chebula) – Fruit – 77 grams

Kushta (Saussurea lappa) – Root – 19 grams

Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia) – Root – 19 grams

Devadaru (Cedrus deodara) – Heart wood – 19 g

Vidanga (Embelia ribes) – Fruit – 19 grams

Madhuka (licorice) – Root – 19 grams

Bharngi (Clerodendrum serratum) – Root – 19 g

Kapittha (Feronia limonia) – Fruit powder – 19 g

Bibhitaka (Terminalia bellirica) – fruit – 19 g

Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) – Root – 19 g

Chavya (Piper retrofractum) – Stem – 19 g

Jatamansi (Nordostachys jatamansi) – Rhizome – 19 g

Priyangu (Callicarpa macrophylla) – Flower – 19 g

Sariva  (Hemidesmus indicus) – Root – 19 g

Krishnajeeraka (Carum carvi) – Fruit – 19 g

Trivrit (Operculina turpethum) – Root – 19 g

Nirgundi (Vitex negundo) – Seed – 19 g

Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata) – Leaf – 19 g

Pippali (long pepper) – Fruit – 19 g

Puga (Betel nut) – Seed  – 19 g

Shati (Hedychium spicatum) – Rhizome – 19 g

Haridra (Turmeric) – Rhizome – 19 g

Shatapushpa (Anethum sowa) – Fruit – 19 g

Padmaka (Prunus cerasoides) – Stem – 19 g

Nagakesara (Mesua ferrea) – Stamen – 19 g

Musta (Cyperus rotundus) – Rhizome – 19 g

Indrayava (Holarrhena antidysenterica) – seeds – 19 g

Karkatashrungi (Pistacia integerrima) – Gall – 19 g

Jivaka  (Pueraria tuberosa) (Official substitute) – Root – 19 g

Rishabhaka (Microstylis wallichii) – Root – 19 g

Meda  (Polygonatum cirrhifolium) – Root – 19 g

Mahameda  (Asparagus racemosus) (Official substitute) – Root – 19 g

Kakoli and ksheerakakoli  (Withania somnifera) (Official substitute) – Root – 19 g

Rddhi & Vriddhi (Dioscorea bulbifera) (Official substitute) – Root – 19 g

Water for decoction – 20 liters. Boiled and reduced to 5 liters.

Draksha  (Raisins) – Dried fruit – 600 grams

Water for decoction – 2.45 liters boiled and reduced to 1.84 liters

Honey – 307 grams

Guda  (Jaggery) – 3.8 kg

Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa) – Flower – 290 g

Kankola (Piper cubeba) – Fruit – 19 g

Jala (Coleus vettiveroides) – Root – 19 g

Chandana (Santalum album) – Heart wood – 19 g

Jatiphala  (Myristica fragrans) – Seed – 19 g

Lavanga (clove) – Flower bud – 19 g

Tvak  (Cinnamon) – Stem bark – 19 g

Ela (Cardamom) – Seed – 19 g

Patra (Cinnamomum tamala) – Leaf 19 g

Kataka Phala (Strychnos potatorum) – Seed – quantity sufficient.

 

 

Reference: Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyama Khanda 10/78-92, Bhaishajyaratnavali.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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