Ayurveda: Dashmularishta for Vitality & Strength

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

This classical Ayurvedic medicine is 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 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.)

dashmularishta uses

It nourishes 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 body and removes toxins from body.
  4. It balances Vata/wind and Kapha/phlegm inside 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 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 body and balances Vata inside body.

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

It has 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 (anaemia), 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)

Dosage of Dashmularishta

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

Dashmularistha can be safely taken for long duration.

Complete List of Ingredients of Dashmoolarishtha

No. Plant Botanical name Part of plant Quantity
1 Bilva Aegle marmelos Root/Stem Bark 48 g
2 Shyonaka Oroxylum indicum Root/Stem Bark 48 g
3 Gambhari Gmelina arborea Root/Stem Bark 48 g
4 Patala Stereospermum suaveolens Root/Stem Bark 48 g
5 Agnimantha Premna mucronata (Official substitute) Root/Stem Bark 48 g
6 Shalaparni Desmodium gangeticum Plant (Whole) 48 g
7 Prishniparni Uraria picta Plant (Whole) 48 g
8 Brihati Solanum indicum Plant (Whole) 48 g
9 Kantakari Solanum xanthocarpum Plant (Whole) 48 g
10 Gokshura Tribulus terrestris Plant (Whole) 48 g
11 Chitraka Plumbago zeylanicum Root 240 g
12 Paushkara Inula racemosa Root 240 g
13 Lodhra Symplocos racemosa Stem Bark 192 g
14 Guduchi Tinospora cordifolia Stem 192 g
15 Dhatri (amalaki) Emblica officinalis Pericarp 154 g
16 Duralabha (Dhanvayasa) Fagonia cretica Plant (Whole) 115 g
17 Khadira Acacia catechu Heart Wood 77 g
18 Bijasara Pterocarpus marsupium Heart Wood 77 g
19 Pathya (Haritaki) Terminalia chebula Pericarp 77g
20 Kushtha Saussurea lappa Root 19 g
21 Manjishtha Rubia cordifolia Root 19 g
22 Devadaru Cedrus deodara Heart Wood 19 g
23 Vidanga Embelia ribes Fruit 19 g
24 Madhuka Glycyrrhiza glabra Root 19 g
25 Bharngi Clerodendrum serratum Root. 19 g
26 Kapittha Feronia limonia Fruit Pulp 19 g
27 Bibhitaka Terminalia bellirica Pericarp 19 g
28 Punarnava (Rakta Punarnava) Boerhavia diffusa Root 19 g
29 Cavya Piper retrofractum Stem 19 g
30 Mansi (Jatamansi) Nardostachys jatamansi Rhizome 19 g
31 Priyangu Callicarpa macrophylla Flower 19 g
32 Sariva Hemidesmus indicus Root 19 g
33 Krishna Jiraka Carum carvi Fruit 19 g
34 Trivrita (Trivrit) Operculina turpethum Root 19 g
35 Renuka Vitex negundo Seed 19 g
36 Rasna Pluchea lanceolata Leaf 19 g
37 Pippali Piper longum Fruit 19 g
38 Kramuka (Puga) Areca catechu Seed 19 g
39 shathi Hedychium spicatum Rhizome 19 g
40 Haridra Curcuma longa Rhizome 19 g
41 shatapushpa Anethum sowa Fruit 19 g
42 Padmaka Prunus cerasoides Stem 19 g
43 Nagakeshara Mesua ferrea Stamens 19 g
44 Musta Cyperus rotundus Rhizome 19 g
45 Indrayava Holarrhena antidysenterica Seed 19 g
46 Shringi (Karkatashringi) Pistacia integerrima Gall 19 g
47 Jivaka Pueraria tuberos (Official substitute) Root Tuber 19 g
48 Ishabhaka Microstylis wallichii Root Tuber 19 g
49 Meda Polygonatum cirrhifolium Root Tuber 19 g
50 Mahameda Asparagus racemosus (Official substitute) Root Tuber 19 g
51 Kakoli Withania somnifera (Official substitute) Substitute Root. 19 g
52 Kshirakakoli Withania somnifera (Official substitute) Substitute Root 19 g
53 Riddhi Dioscorea bulbifera (Official substitute) Substitute Root Tuber 19 g
54 Vriddhi Dioscorea bulbifera (Official substitute) Substitute Root Tuber 19 g
55 Jala for decoction Water 20 l reduced to 5 l
56 Draksha Vitis vinifera Dry Fruit 600 g
57 Jala for decoction Water 2.45 l reduced to 1.84 l
58 Madhu Honey 307 g
59 Guda Jaggery 3.8 kg
60 Dhataki Woodfordia fruticosa Flower 290 g
61 Kankola Piper cubeba Fruit 19 g
62 Jala Coleus vettiveroides Root 19 g
63 Chandana (Shvet Candana) Santalum album Heart Wood 19 g
64 Jatiphala Myristica fragrans Seed 19 g
65 Lavanga Syzygium aromaticum Flower Bud 19 g
66 Tvak Cinnamomum zeylanicum Stem Bark 19 g
67 Ela Elettaria cardamomum Seed 19 g
68 Patra (Tejapatra) Cinnamomum tamala Leaf 19 g
69 Keshara (Nagakeshara) Mesua ferrea Stamens 19 g
70 Pippali Piper longum Fruit 19 g
71 Kataka Phala Strychnos potatorum Seed QS

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 coarse powder. Add specified amount of water (Number 55), soak overnight, and heat, reduce to half and filter through muslin cloth to obtain Kvatha.

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

Filter the fermented material through a clean muslin cloth.

Pack in air tight containers and allow for maturation.

Description

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 body, weakness, infertility etc.

 

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