Vidangarishta is poly-herbal Ayurvedic medicine. Vidangarishta is indicated in treatment of parasitic worms and preventing recurrent infestation. Vidanga (Embelia ribes) is also known as Krmighna, Krmihara in Ayurveda. It is one of the principle ingredient of this medicine. Vidanga has anthelmintic activities and is excellent in expelling worms from body. It is a proven herb for expelling E.coli and ascariasis.
Arishtha are fermented medicines of Ayurvedic system that contains alcohol. Arishtha are prepared by allowing medicinal herbs decoction/Kashay/kadha to undergo fermentation by adding jaggery/ honey/ sugar and Mahua phul, Dhai phul or babul bark in water. Arishtha can contain alcohol up to 12 % by volume.
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
Here is given more about this medicine, such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Vidangarishta
Vidanga (Fr.) 240 g, Granthika (Pippali) (Rt.) 240 g, Rasna (Rt./Lf.) 240 g, Kutaja-Tvak (Kutaja) (St. Bk.) 240 g, Kutaja-Phala (Kutaja) (Sd.) 240 g, Patha (Rt.) 240 g, Elavaluka (St. Bk.) 240 g, Dhatri (Ëmalaki) (P.) 240 g, Water for Decoction 98.304 l reduced to 12.288 l, Madhu 14.400 kg, Dhataki (Fl.) 960 g, Tvak (St. Bk.) 96 g, Ela (Sd.) 96 g, Patra (Tejapatra) (Lf.) 96 g, Priyangu (Fl.) 48 g, Kachnara(St. Bk.) 48 g, Lodhra (St. Bk.) 48 g, Sonth (Rz.) 384 g, Marica (Fr.) 384 g, Pippali (Fr.) 384 g
Uses of Vidangarishta
- Worm infestation
- Abscess due to intestinal worms and flatulence
- Bhagandara (Fistula-in-ano)
- Abscess, Gandamala or Cervical lymphadenitis
- Stiffness in thigh muscles, lock jaw
- Meha or excessive urination
- Ashmari or Calculus
- Enlargement of Prostate
Dosage of Vidangarishta
12-24 ml with equal amount of water after meals, twice a day, or as directed by physician.