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.
Jiraka (Shveta Jiraka)
Jala for decoction
पानी काढ़ा बनाने के लिए
49.152 liter reduced to
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.