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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.)
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
- It is rejuvenator, revitalizer and restorative tonic.
- It promotes vitality and strength.
- It nourishes body and removes toxins from body.
- It balances Vata/wind and Kapha/phlegm inside body and cures diseases related to them.
- It has anti-inflammatory/ reduces swelling, anti-fungal and wound healing properties.
- It is analgesic and anti-arthritic agent. It reduces inflammation of joints.
- 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.
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
- Restores energy in women after delivery
- Gives relief in post-delivery weakness and help uterus to regain normal size and shape
- Improves milk production in new mother
- It is also beneficial in other female issues such as:- Menopause
- General weakness
- Pain during menstruation
- Female infertility, ovulation related disorders
- Reduces swelling and gives relief in sign and symptoms of cervicitis (inflammation of the cervix/neck of womb)
- Maintaining healthy female reproductive system and improving chances of conceiving
- Agnimandya (dyspepsia)
- Aruchi (anorexia)
- Grahani (malabsorption syndrome)
- Chardi (emesis)
- Gulma (abdominal lump)
- Udara (diseases of abdomen)
- Kasa (cough)
- Shvasa (asthma)
- Kshaya (pthisis)
- Mutravibandha (retention of urine)
- Meha (excessive flow of urine)
- Sharkara (gravel in urine)
- Ashmari (Calculi)
Also Useful in many other diseases, for example
- Arsha (piles), Bhagandara (fistula in-ano)
- Pandu (anaemia), Kamala (jaundice)
- Dhatukshaya (tissue wasting), Karishya (emaciation)
- All types of Vatavyadhi (disorder due to Vata Dosha)
- Vandhyatva (infertility)
- 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|
|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.
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.