Ayurveda: Dashmularishta for Vitality & Strength

In Ayurveda Dashmularishta is a tonic made from different herbs. This syrup promotes vitality and strength. It improves milk production in women's and very useful to regularize periods. This is also very useful in menopause.

Dashmularishta is a fermented liquid Ayurvedic preparation. It contains not more than 10 percent, and not less than 5 percent of alcohol that is self-generated in the preparation over a period of time.

This classical Ayurvedic medicine is a combination of Dashmool with other herbs. It is a divine medicine that cures vata rog and kapha rog (diseases that occur due to imbalance of vayu-dosa/wind inside the body e.g. cough, joint pain, hiccups, sprain, rheumatism, arthritis, weakness, constipation, etc. and diseases that occur due to Kapha-dosh e.g. appetite loss, heaviness, weakness of joints, excess mucus, etc.)

It nourishes the body and gives strength. It is good for reproductive system of both males and females. It and improves fertility.

Dashmularishta has significant anti-oxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It is useful in wide variety of diseases.

Also known as/spelled as Dasamularishtam, Dashmularistham, Dashmularishtam, Dashmularisht, Dasamoolarishtam, Dashmoolarishta.

Properties of Dashmularishta

  1. It is rejuvenator, revitalizer and restorative tonic.
  2. It promotes vitality and strength.
  3. It nourishes the body and removes toxins from the body.
  4. It balances Vata/wind and Kapha/phlegm inside the body and cures diseases related to them.
  5. It has anti-inflammatory/ reduces swelling, anti-fungal and wound healing properties.
  6. It is analgesic and anti-arthritic agent. It reduces inflammation of joints.
  7. It is especially useful in inflammation, weakness, puerperal disorders/Sutika rog and neurological Disorders.

Therapeutic uses of Dashmularishta

Dashmularishta is beneficial in the treatment of wide variety of diseases such as gynecological disorders, sexual disorders, urinary diseases, digestive diseases, respiratory diseases and many others.

Gynecological problems

Ayurveda considers all gynecological disorders are caused by vitiation of vata dosha and for treating vata dosha Dashamoola is best medicine. It is reduces swelling in the body and balances Vata inside the body.

Dashmularishta is indicated as tonic for females for recuperation from post-delivery weakness.

It has the following benefits for new mother

  1. Restores energy in women after delivery
  2. Gives relief in post-delivery weakness and help uterus to regain normal size and shape
  3. Improves milk production in new mother
  4. It is also beneficial in other female issues such as:- Menopause
  5. General weakness
  6. Pain during menstruation
  7. Female infertility, ovulation related disorders
  8. Reduces swelling and gives relief in sign and symptoms of cervicitis (inflammation of the cervix/neck of womb)
  9. Maintaining healthy female reproductive system and improving chances of conceiving

Digestive Disorders

  1. Agnimandya (dyspepsia)
  2. Aruchi (anorexia)
  3. Grahani (malabsorption syndrome)
  4. Chardi (emesis)
  5. Gulma (abdominal lump)
  6. Udara (diseases of abdomen)

Respiratory Disorders

  • Kasa (cough)
  • Shvasa (asthma)
  • Kshaya (pthisis)

Urinary Disorders

  1. Mutravibandha (retention of urine)
  2. Meha (excessive flow of urine)
  3. Sharkara (gravel in urine)
  4. Ashmari (Calculi)

Also Useful in many other diseases, for example

  1. Arsha (piles), Bhagandara (fistula in-ano)
  2. Pandu (anemia), Kamala (jaundice)
  3. Dhatukshaya (tissue wasting), Karishya (emaciation)
  4. All types of Vatavyadhi (disorder due to Vata Dosha)
  5. Vandhyatva (infertility)
  6. Shukra kshaya (deficiency of semen), Daurbalya (weakness)

The Dosage of Dashmularishta

The dosage is 12-24ml twice a day after the meal with an equal amount of water.

Dashmularistha can be safely taken for the long duration.

Complete List of Ingredients of Dashmoolarishtha

No.PlantBotanical namePart of the plantQuantity
1BilvaAegle marmelosRoot/Stem Bark48 g
2ShyonakaOroxylum indicumRoot/Stem Bark48 g
3GambhariGmelina arboreaRoot/Stem Bark48 g
4PatalaStereospermum suaveolensRoot/Stem Bark48 g
5AgnimanthaPremna mucronata (Official substitute)Root/Stem Bark48 g
6ShalaparniDesmodium gangeticumPlant (Whole)48 g
7PrishniparniUraria pictaPlant (Whole)48 g
8BrihatiSolanum indicumPlant (Whole)48 g
9KantakariSolanum xanthocarpumPlant (Whole)48 g
10GokshuraTribulus terrestrisPlant (Whole)48 g
11ChitrakaPlumbago zeylanicumRoot240 g
12PaushkaraInula racemosaRoot240 g
13LodhraSymplocos racemosaStem Bark192 g
14GuduchiTinospora cordifoliaStem 192 g
15Dhatri (amalaki)Emblica officinalisPericarp154 g
16Duralabha (Dhanvayasa)Fagonia creticaPlant (Whole)115 g
17KhadiraAcacia catechuHeart Wood77 g
18BijasaraPterocarpus marsupiumHeart Wood77 g
19Pathya (Haritaki)Terminalia chebulaPericarp77g
20KushthaSaussurea lappaRoot19 g
21ManjishthaRubia cordifoliaRoot19 g
22DevadaruCedrus deodaraHeart Wood19 g
23VidangaEmbelia ribesFruit19 g
24MadhukaGlycyrrhiza glabraRoot19 g
25BharngiClerodendrum serratumRoot.19 g
26KapitthaFeronia limoniaFruit Pulp19 g
27BibhitakaTerminalia belliricaPericarp19 g
28Punarnava (Rakta Punarnava)Boerhavia diffusaRoot19 g
29CavyaPiper retrofractumStem19 g
30Mansi (Jatamansi)Nardostachys jatamansiRhizome19 g
31PriyanguCallicarpa macrophyllaFlower19 g
32SarivaHemidesmus indicusRoot19 g
33KrishnaJiraka Carum carviFruit19 g
34Trivrita (Trivrit)Operculina turpethumRoot19 g
35RenukaVitex negundoSeed19 g
36RasnaPluchea lanceolataLeaf19 g
37PippaliPiper longumFruit19 g
38Kramuka (Puga)Areca catechuSeed19 g
39shathiHedychium spicatumRhizome19 g
40HaridraCurcuma longaRhizome19 g
41shatapushpaAnethum sowaFruit19 g
42PadmakaPrunus cerasoidesStem19 g
43NagakesharaMesua ferreaStamens19 g
44MustaCyperus rotundusRhizome19 g
45IndrayavaHolarrhena antidysentericaSeed19 g
46Shringi (Karkatashringi)Pistacia integerrimaGall19 g
47JivakaPueraria tuberos (Official substitute)Root Tuber19 g
48IshabhakaMicrostylis wallichiiRoot Tuber19 g
49MedaPolygonatum cirrhifoliumRoot Tuber19 g
50MahamedaAsparagus racemosus (Official substitute)Root Tuber19 g
51KakoliWithania somnifera (Official substitute)Substitute Root.19 g
52KshirakakoliWithania somnifera (Official substitute)Substitute Root19 g
53RiddhiDioscorea bulbifera (Official substitute)Substitute Root Tuber19 g
54VriddhiDioscorea bulbifera (Official substitute)Substitute Root Tuber19 g
55Jalafor decoction Water 20 l reduced to 5 l
56DrakshaVitis viniferaDry Fruit600 g
57Jalafor decoction Water 2.45 l reduced to 1.84 l
58MadhuHoney307 g
59GudaJaggery3.8 kg
60DhatakiWoodfordia fruticosaFlower290 g
61KankolaPiper cubebaFruit19 g
62JalaColeus vettiveroidesRoot19 g
63Chandana (Shvet Candana)Santalum albumHeart Wood19 g
64JatiphalaMyristica fragransSeed19 g
65LavangaSyzygium aromaticumFlower Bud19 g
66TvakCinnamomum zeylanicumStem Bark19 g
67ElaElettaria cardamomumSeed19 g
68Patra (Tejapatra)Cinnamomum tamalaLeaf19 g
69Keshara(Nagakeshara) Mesua ferreaStamens19 g
70PippaliPiper longumFruit19 g
71Kataka PhalaStrychnos potatorumSeedQS

Method of preparation

Take the raw materials of pharmacopoeial quality. Wash, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 1 and 54 (Kvatha Dravya) of the formulation composition individually and pass through the sieve number 44 to obtain a coarse powder. Add the specified amount of water (Number 55), soak overnight, and heat, reduce to half and filter through a muslin cloth to obtain Kvatha.

Wash and crush the ingredient numbered 56 (Kvatha Dravya) of the formulation composition. Add the specified amount of water (Number 57), soak overnight, heat, reduce to one fourth and filter through a muslin cloth to obtain Kvatha.

Collect the two Kvatha into one clean container and mix to form a homogenous liquid.

Clean, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 61 to 70 (Prakshepa Dravya) of the formulation composition individually and pass through the sieve number 85 to obtain a fine powder.

Add the ingredient number 59 of the formulation composition to the Kvatha, allow to dissolve and filter through the muslin cloth.

Transfer the filtrate to a clean container;add Madhu, Dhataki and other finely powdered Prakshepa

Dravyas and seal the mouth of the container.

Shift the container to the fermentation room and constantly check for the signs of completion of the fermentation process.

Filter the fermented material through a clean muslin cloth.

Pack in airtight containers and allow for maturation.


Clear dark brown liquid without frothing and significant sedimentation;with aromatic odour and bitter taste.

Where to Buy

This classical Ayurvedic medicine is manufactured by many North and South Indian Ayurvedic pharmacies. Some of them are Dabur, Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan, Sandu, The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy AVP (Dasamoolarishtam), Chamakkatt Herbal Products (Dasamoolarishtam), Madhava Pharmacuetical Laboratories, Nagarjuna (Dasamoolarishtam).

You can buy this OTC medicine online or from Ayurvedic medicine stores.

This medicine can be consumed daily twice a day safely for many months to get relief from sign and symptoms of various disorders such as post-delivery disorders, inflammationin the body, weakness, infertility, etc.


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