Ayurvedic Khadirarishta Syrup for health

Khadirarishta /Khadirarishtam is a poly-herbal Ayurvedic medicine prepared from wood of catechu and pinus Deodara along with triphala, Dharuhaldi, Baguchi, Kababcheeni, cloves, small cardamoms, nutmeg, cinnamon, Nagkesar, black pepper, Tejpatra and other ingredients. It is a reputed medicine for treating skin diseases.

It is also indicated in worms, spleen enlargement, cough, heart diseases and gulma.

Here is given more about Khadirarishta such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

Ingredients of Khadirarishta

Khadirarishta is a fermented liquid preparation made with the ingredients in the Formulation composition given below. 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.

1

Khadira

खदिर

Acacia catechu

Heart wood

2.4 kg

2

Devadaru

देवदारु

Cedrus deodara

Heart wood

2.4 kg

3

Bakuci

बाकुची

Psoralea coryllifolia

Seed

576 g

4

Daruharidra

दारुहल्दी

Berberis aristata

Stem

960 g

5

Haritaki

हरीतकी

Terminalia chebula

Pericarp

960 g

6

Bibhitaka

बहेड़ा

Terminalia belerica

Pericarp

960 g

7

Amalaki

आंवला

Emblica officinalis

Pericarp

960 g

8

Jal

पानी

for decoction Water

98.304 liter

reduced to 12.288 liter

9

Makshika (Madhu)

शहद

Honey

9.6 kg

10

Sharkara

शर्करा

Cane sugar

4.8 kg

11

Dhataki

धातकी

Woodfordia fruticosa

Flower

960 g

12

Kankola

शीतल चीनी

Piper cubeba

Fruit

48 g

13

Nagakeshara

नागकेशर

Mesua ferrea

Stamen

48 g

14

Jatiphala

जटीफल

Myristica fragrans

Seed

48 g

15

Lavanga

लौंग

Syzygium aromaticum

Flower Bud

48 g

16

Ela

छोटी इलाइची

Elettaria cardamomum

Seed

48 g

17

Tvak

दालचीनी

Cinnamomum zeylanicum

Stem bark

48 g

18

Tejapatra

तेजपत्ता

Cinnamomum tamala

Leaf

48 g

19

Pippali

पिप्पली

Piper longum

Fruit

192 g

Method of preparation

Take the raw materials of pharmacopoeial quality.

Wash, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 1 to 7 (Kvatha Dravya) of the formulation composition and pass through the sieve number 44 to obtain coarse powder. Clean, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 12 to 19 (Prakshepa Dravya) of the formulation composition individually and pass through the sieve number 85 to obtain fine powder.

Add specified amounts of water to the Kvatha Dravya, soak overnight, heat, reduce to one eighth and filter through muslin cloth to obtain Kvatha.

Add the ingredient number 10 of the formulation composition to the Kvatha, allow to dissolve and filter through the muslin cloth in to a clean container.

Add Dhataki, Madhu and other finely powdered Prakshepa Dravyas. 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 astringent taste.

Storage: Store in a cool place in tightly closed amber coloured bottle, protect from light and moisture.

Benefits of Khadirarishta

  • It is an excellent blood purifier, laxative, anthelmintic, antibacterial and digestive.
  • Its use eliminates blood toxins.
  • Khadirarishta has triglyceride lowering and HDL improving activity.

Indications of Khadirarishta

  • Khadirarishtam is indicated in all types of skin diseases, glandular enlargement, localized abdominal swelling or tumor, intestinal parasites/worms infestation, splenic enlargement, tumor and anemia.
  • Skin diseases, leucoderma, leprosy, boils
  • Impurities of blood
  • Hridya roga (heart diseases), Krimi (worm infestation)
  • Arbuda (tumor), Gulma (abdominal lump), Granthi (cysts)
  • Kasa (cough), Shvasa (asthma)
  • Splenomegaly, jaundice, and Pandu (anaemia)
  • Diabetes and obesity
  • Hypertriglyceridemia, hypercholesterolemia

Dosage of Khadirarishta

12-24 ml with equal amount of water after meals, twice a day, or as directed by physician.

Where to buy

You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.

This medicine is manufactured by Dabur, Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan, Sandu, Patanjali Divya Pharmacy (Divya khadirarishta), Zandu, Shree Dhootapapeshwar Limited, Kottakkal (Khadirarishtam), Kerala Ayurveda (Khadirarishtam), Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala (Khadirarishtam), Arya Vaidya Sala (Khadirarishtam), and some other pharmacies.

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