Jirakadyarishta For for Intestinal and Gynecological disorders

Jirakadyarishta/Jirakadyarishtam/ Jeerakarishtam is polyherbal Ayurvedic formulation. The chief ingredient of this medicine is Jeera or Cumin seeds and it is prepared by the fermentation of a decoction of cumin seeds. Cumin seeds are carminative/expels or prevent gas, anti-oxidant, anti-spasmodic/gives relief in spasm, astringent/constricts blood tissues and promotes healthy digestion and assimilation. They have antimicrobial, antidiabetic, antiepileptic, antifertility, anticancer and immunomodulatory properties. Cumin seeds are used in the treatment of mild digestive disorders, diarrhea, indigestion, low appetite, gas, flatulence, colic, dyspeptic headache and bloating. They are basically used for gastrointestinal, gynecological and respiratory disorders.

Jirakadyarishta is used for intestinal and gynecological disorders. All Arishtha have common property to improve digestive strength which means better digestion and assimilation of nutrients. This improves overall health of body. Also Arishtha, cures abdominal gas and removes urine blockage. Jirakadyarishtam is an Over-The-Counter OTC medicine.

Here is given more about Jirakadyarishtam such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition, method of preparation, description and dosage.

Key Ingredients of Jirakadyarishtam

Jirakadyarishta 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.

Formulation composition:

1

Jiraka (Shveta Jiraka)

सफ़ेद जीरा

Cuminum cyminum

Fruit

9.6 kg

2

Jala for decoction

पानी काढ़ा बनाने के लिए

Water

49.152 liter reduced to

12.288 liter

3

Guda

Jaggery

14.4 kg

Prakshepa Dravyas:

4

Dhataki

धातकी

Woodfordia fruticosa

Flower

768 g

5

Shunthi

सोंठ

Zingiber officinale

Rhizome

48 g

6

Jatiphala

जतिफल

Myristica fragrans

Seed

48 g

7

Mustaka (Musta)

मोथा

Cyperus rotundus

Rhizome

48 g

8

Tvak

दालचीनी

Cinnamomum zeylanicum

Stem Bark

48 g

9

Ela

छोटी इलाइची

Elettaria cardamomum

Seed

48 g

10

Patra (Tejapatra)

तेजपत्ता

Cinnamomum tamala

leaf

48 g

11

Nagakeshara

नागकेशर

Mesua ferrea

Stamen

48 g

12

Yamanika (Yavani)

यवनी

Trachyspermum ammi

Fruit

48 g

13

Kakkola

काकोल

Piper cubeba

Fruit

48 g

14

Devapushpa

देव्पुश्पा

Syzygium aromaticum

Flower Bud

48 g

Method of preparation: Take the raw materials of pharmacopoeial quality. Wash, dry and crush the ingredient numbered 1 (Kvaha Dravya) of the formulation composition. Clean, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 5 to 14 (Prakshepa Dravya) of the formulation composition individually and pass through the sieve number 85 to obtain fine powder. Add specified amount of water to the Kvatha Dravya, soak overnight, heat, reduce to one fourth and filter through muslin cloth to obtain Kvatha. Add the ingredient number 3 of the formulation composition to the Kvatha, allow to dissolve and filter through the muslin cloth. Transfer the filtrate to a clean container;add Dhataki and other finely powdered Praksepa 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 aromatic odour and bitter taste.

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

Therapeutic uses of Jirakadyarishtam

Puerperal Diseases सूतिका रोग, Puerperal/post-delivery Management, cleanses uterus

Digestive and Restorative Tonic

Digestive Impairment अग्निमांद्य

Diarrhea अतिसार पेचिश

Malabsorption Syndrome ग्रहणी, Sprue

Improves digestion and appetite

Dosage of Jirakadyarishta

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, Kottakkal Jirakadyarishtam and some other pharmacies.

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