Dashmoola Kwath

Dashmoola Kwath (decoction) is polyherbal Ayurvedic decoction of famous Ayurvedic formulation Dashmula or ten roots. The ten roots/ bark of this formulation individually possess various beneficial activities and together they have a balancing action on Kapha, Pitta and Vata doshas. It is especially effective for Vata vyadhi and is standard Ayurvedic therapy for inflammatory disorders and to reduce pain and fever associated with it.

Dashmoola Kwath decoction has strong anti-inflammatory, analgesic and pain-relieving properties. This decoction is given for treating post-delivery disorders. It is a very useful medicine for treating excessive thirst, anemia, pain in pelvic region, pain in body, low appetite, and fever that occur after delivery.

Here is given more about Dashmoola Kwath /Kwatham / Quath / Kashaya / Kadha / decoction, such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage.

Ingredients of Dashmoola Kwath

The roots of big five tree are known as Brihat Panchamoola. The roots of small five shrubs are Laghu Panchamoola.

Brihat panchamoola


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Common name



Aegle marmelos




Premna obtusifolia




Gmelina arborea




Oroxylum indicum




Stereospermum colais



Laghu panchamoola


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Desmodium gangeticum




Solanum anguivi




Solanum virginianum

Laghu kantakari



Tribulus terrestris




Uraria picta



Dashmula Kwath Health Benefits

  1. It is powerful anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory are agents that reduce swelling), antipyretic (antipyretic are drugs that are useful in reducing fever) and analgesic (pain-relieving).
  2. It has significant antioxidant property (antioxidant are agents that removes potentially damaging oxidizing agents, that are responsible for various diseases).
  3. It is Tridosha Nashak (balances Vata, Pitta Kapha).
  4. It is excellent medicine for treating inflammatory condition or Vata vyadhis. In inflammatory conditions, it reduces swelling, inflammation and fever. It is such an intelligent blend of medicinal herbs that balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
  5. It has Ama digesting properties.
  6. It is especially useful in Vata and Kapha related disorders.
  7. It gives relief in post-delivery disorders / Post-Partum Disorder / Puerperal disorder, like fever, swelling, pain, dizziness, weakness, anemia, excessive thirst, low appetite, toxins in body, pain in body etc.
  8. It treats diseases due to an abnormal excess of the three Dosha.
  9. It has aspirin like fever reducing properties and helps in obstinate fever.

Benefits of Dashmula decoction after Delivery

  1. Dashmoola decoction should be taken after delivery as it helps the new mother in many ways. It should be given regularly, 2-3 times a day for ten or more days after delivery.
  2. It has significant anti-inflammatory properties and helps to reduce swelling in body.
  3. It cures fever after delivery.
  4. It removes toxins from body.
  5. It gives relief in excessive thirst, anemia, and pain.
  6. It gives strength and cures weakness and pain in whole body.
  7. It helps in body ache, joint pain and general edema.
  8. It reduces swelling in reproductive organs.
  9. It is excellent restorative tonic.

Uses of Dashmoola Kwath

  1. Aggravated Vata and Kapha, Vata-vikar
  2. Especially useful in inflammatory condition, Sciatica, arthritis, gout, backache, rheumatism
  3. Edema (swelling caused by fluid retention)
  4. Puerperal diseases (the problems which arise in period between child birth and the return of the womb to its normal condition) such as Weakness, low energy, Low appetite, fever, Pain in body, pain in pelvic region, Low hemoglobin level etc.
  5. Management of Asthma
  6. Chronic fever
  7. Diarrhea

Dosage of Dashmoola Kwath

Dashmoola kwath should be taken in dosage of 15 ml, with equal amount of water, twice a day.

This decoction can also be prepared using Dashmula churna. For decoction or kadha preparation, 1 tola of Dashmul powder is boiled in 16 tola water, till volume reduces to 4 tola. This is filtered using thin cloth and given 2-3 times a day.

You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.

This medicine is manufactured by Patanjali Divya Pharmacy (Divya Dashmool Kwath, Coarse powder), Swadeshi Ayurveda (Dashmool Kwath, Liquid form), Satveda (Dashmula Kwath), Jiva (Dashmool Kwath) and many other Ayurvedic pharmacies.

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