A healthy gut is at the root of pristine health and metabolism. The root of the Indian Stinging Nettle or Duralabha in Sanskrit, is the main ingredient of this digestive potion of Duralabharishtam. Duralabharishta balances ‘Apana vata’, the branch of Vata dosha which governs the excretory functions in the human body. It is very beneficial in managing digestive disorders, constipation and hemorrhoids.
Arishtas are mildly alcoholic preparations. The sweet taste of Duralabharishtam makes it palatable to kids and adults alike. The alcohol base makes it quick-acting and efficient.
Features and benefits of Duralabharishtam
- Duralabharishtam is a combination of Duralabha (Tragia involucrata), Danti (Baliospermum montanum), Patha (Cyclea peltata), Agni (Plumbago zeylanica), Vijaya (Terminalia chebula), Vasa (Adathoda vasica), Amalaki (Embilica officinalis), Nagara (Zingiber officinale), Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa), Krishna (Piper longum) and Chavya (Piper chaba) in a mildly alcoholic base.
- Duralabharishtam improves gut motility and bowel movement. Widely used in managing the pain, itching and discomfort associated with Piles, Fistula, Fissure and Hemorrhoids.
- It invigorates and nurtures the ‘Jatharagni’ or the ‘digestive fire’. Improves functioning of the gut, facilitates easy digestion and absorption.
- Duralabharishtam sets your metabolism on track. Revives your gut biome.
- It is an excellent remedy for indigestion, sour belching, flatulence and abdominal bloating.
- It effectively balances the Apana Vayu in your system. Good carminative.
Adult: 25-30 ml Duralabharishtam twice or thrice daily after food.
Child: 10-15 ml Duralabharishtam once or twice daily after food.
Key ingredients and their properties of Duralabharishtam-
DURALABHA (Tragia involucrata.)
Commonly known as Stinging Nettle, Duralabha is used in conditions including constipation, hemorrhoids, diabetes, skin diseases, vomiting, vertigo, giddiness and headache.
PATHA (Cyclea peltata)
Patha is widely used in bone fracture and wound healing. Also used in the treatment of fever and act as a breast milk purifier. It is commonly known as Indian moonseed. Enhances immunity and prevents inflammation of the respiratory passages due to its immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory properties. Used in conditions including infertility, wound, hypertension, and skin diseases.
CHITHRAKA (Plumbago zeylanica)
It is also known as Plumbago zeylanica. It is a potent digestive medicine used for treating a host of ailments, including indigestion, constipation, anorexia, abdominal distension, stomatitis, abdominal pain, etc. Imbued with digestive, caustic, stimulant and carminative properties, it eliminates harmful ‘Ama’ toxins from the body, which has accumulated due to malabsorption of food particles.
HAREETHAKI (Terminalia chebula)
Popularly known as Indian walnut for its innumerable benefits or Indian hog plum in English, it is extremely valuable for its role in improving hair health. It is useful for treating scalp infections like dandruff, itching and hair fall. It also strengthens them from the roots, prevents breakage and loss of hair and bestows silky soft, smooth hair. Chebulic Myrobalan is one of the three key ingredients in Triphala, a natural compound that provides overall support for digestive function and helps ensure that the digestive tract works at optimal levels. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India has documented the use of the powdered herb in intermittent fevers and chronic fevers, anemia and polyuria. Chebulic Myrobalan can also be used to treat gastrointestinal and respiratory disorders.
AMALAKI (Emblica officinal)
Commonly known as the Indian gooseberry, Amalaki is high in Vitamin C and natural antioxidants known as flavonoids and polyphenols. When used for hair treatments, it is found to strengthen and condition follicles down to the roots. Amla oil can promote hair growth, reduce dandruff, and prevent the greying of hair.
VASAKA (Adathoda vasika)
Vasaka herb is used for treating cold, cough, chronic bronchitis and asthma. In acute stages of bronchitis, Vasaka gives unfailing relief, especially where the sputum is thick and sticky. It liquefies the sputum so that it is brought up more easily. For relief in asthma, the dried leaves should be smoked. The juice from its leaves should be given in doses of 2 to 4 grams in treating diarrhea and dysentery.
SHUNTI (Zingiber officinalae)
Due to its strong flavour, Ginger is an essential ingredient in many Asian cuisines. Its therapeutic benefits have been recorded in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Ginger is a potent anti-nauseatic and is beneficial in treating upset stomach. Gingerol and shogaol, active components of Ginger, suppress gastric contractions. Both the fresh and dried rhizomes of Ginger suppress gastric secretion and reduce vomiting. The compounds 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol have a number of pharmacological properties, including antipyretic, analgesic, antitussive and hypotensive properties.
DHATAKI (Woodfordia fruticosa)
Dhataki or Dhawai is also known as Bahupuspika in Ayurveda. It is the flower of Dhataki that has significant importance in traditional Indian medicine. According to Ayurveda, Dhataki is considered beneficial for female disorders such as menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) and leucorrhea (white discharge from the vagina) due to its Kashaya (astringent) property. Dhataki is beneficial for skin problems (such as acne, pimples etc.) and might assist in wound healing due to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Applying a paste of Dhataki powder along with honey or water on the skin helps in reducing swelling and steps up wound healing due to its Ropan (healing) and Sita (cold) properties.
CHAVYA (Piper chaba)
It is useful in treating indigestion, abdominal colic, worm infestation, poisoning, anorexia, productive cough, asthma, bronchitis, fever, diarrhea, IBS, haemorrhoids, piles, fistula, chronic respiratory disorders, throat disorders and rheumatic conditions.
PIPPALI (Piper longum)
Pippali is known as “tridoshic” herb as it suits all body types. Thus regular consumption of pippali in the suggested quantity can help you to immune your body to quite an extent. Pippali has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory activity. Consumption of pippali is said to exhibit antispasmodic action and hypoglycaemic effect, which is believed to lower blood sugar levels. It is also reported to be the antagonist in respiratory depression. Also, due to its cooling post-digestive effect, the consumption of pippali is considered a safe and effective option to avoid all sorts of digestive disorders.