Dasamoolarishtam – Ayurvedic Tonic For Overall Health Care
Ayurveda is a holistic science. Hence, prevention enjoys the same if not more important than treatment in Ayurveda. Several medicines are both preventive, curative as well as restorative. The most important one is ‘Dasamoolarishtam’.
Dasamoolarishtam is a self-generated alcoholic preparation. The formulation is explained in the textbook ‘Bhaishajyarathnavali’.
Primary Ingredients of Dasamoolarishtam
Dasamoolam contains roots of ten plants. They are
- Bilva (Aegle marmelos)
- Agnimantha (Premna serratifolia)Shyonakam (Oroxylum indicum)
- Patala (Stereospermum suaveolens)
- Gambhari (Gmelina arborea)
- Brihati (Solanum indicum)
- Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum)
- Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum)
- Prishniparni (Uraria picta)
- Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris)
Dasamoola is an anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, analgesic, antispasmodic, adaptogenic, antioxidant, neuroprotective, uterine tonic, etc.
Guluchi (Tinospora cordifolia)
It has a wide range of medicinal properties. Studies show that Tinospora shows immunomodulator, anti-diabetic, antitoxic effects. In addition, the plant also shows anti-arthritic, antimicrobial, and antioxidant effects.
Musta (Cyperus rotundus)
Studies reveal that Musta has antiandrogenic, anti-bacterial, hepatoprotective, cardioprotective, anti-oxidant, anti-convulsant etc.
Madhuka (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
This plant shows properties such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, antiviral, antiulcer, hepatoprotective, antiallergic, etc.
Jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi)
Jatamansi possesses tranquilizing activity, hypotensive, anticonvulsant, neuroprotective, and anti-ischemic properties.
Devadaru (Cedrus deodara)
It shows antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, diuretic, antiulcer, neuroleptic activity, etc.
Rasna (Alpinia Galanga)
The plant has stimulant, carminative, aphrodisiac, and anti-inflammatory properties. The rhizome is the part used.
Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
Amalaki exhibits potent antioxidant, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, and hepatoprotective activities.
Manjishta (Rubia Cordifolia)
The plant shows blood purifiers, anti-acne, anti-dysenteric, astringent, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective activity, etc.
Lodra (Symplocos racemosa)
The plant possesses hepatoprotective, antioxidant, antiandrogenic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-diabetic effects.
Hareethaki (Terminalia chebula)
The pant possesses antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, cardioprotective, hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, and anti-arthritic activities.
Indications of Dasamoolarishtam
Dasamoolarishtam and Digestive System
Dasamoolarishtam is an effective medicine reducing abdominal gas and bloating of the stomach. The formulation contains many herbs that regulate digestion. Dasamoolarishtam is effective in the treatment of indigestion and vomiting. Dasamoolarishtam also improves appetite.
Dasamoolarishtam and Respiratory Disorders
The formulation acts as a supportive medicine in the treatment of cough, Asthma, and other breathing disorders. In addition, Dasamoolam possesses mucolytic and expectorant actions.
Dasamoolarishtam and Arthritis
Dasamoolarishtam is a supportive medicine in reducing inflammatory joint conditions. It helps to reduce pain and swelling of joints. Dasamoolarishtam is an effective anti-inflammatory drug.
Dasamoolarishtam and Skin Diseases
Being an anti-inflammatory drug, Dasamoolarishtam is effective in the diseases of the skin.
Dasamoolarishtam helps to remove toxins from the body.
Dasamoolarishtam and Urinary Tract Infections
Dasamoolarishtam is effective in the treatment of recurrent urinary tract infections. Some drugs in Dasamoolarishtam possess diuretic action.
Dasamoolarishtam and Reproductive Health
Dasamoolarishtam is effective in the treatment of male and female infertility. Being an anti-inflammatory drug, physicians use Dasamoolarishtam in the inflammatory conditions of male and female reproductive systems. In addition, it is effective in the treatment of prostatitis, epididymitis, etc. Furthermore, Dasamoolarishtam is effective in the treatment of cervicitis, abnormal vaginal discharge, etc.
Dasamoolarishtam is a health tonic and improves the strength of the body. It increases your energy level as it regulates metabolism. Intake of Dasamoolarishtam also improves our immunity. It is used in the disease convalescence period to restore health as well.
Dasamoolarishtam and Post-Partum Care
Dasamoolarishtam is helpful during the post-partum period.
- One should take medicine only under medical supervision.
- Commonly 15-30 ml once or twice daily after food or as advised by the physician.
- For children, 5-10 ml or as directed by the doctor
- Pregnant women
- Lactating mothers
- Type2 diabetes mellitus
- A high dose may cause constipation and acidity
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