Bhaisharatnavali, Adhyayam 69 (Arishta/Asava)

  1. Jeerakarishtam (Bhaishjya ratnavali)

Ingredients:

Kwath dravya-

  • cuminum cyminum (Jeeraka)-9.6kg

Prakshep dravya-

  • Dry zingiber officinale (Shunti)-96gm
  • Elettaria cardamomum (Ela)-48gm
  • Cinnamomum verum (Twak)-48gm
  • Cyperus potundus (Mustha)48gm
  • Mesua ferrea (Nagakesara)48gm
  • Trachyspermum ammi(Ajwain)-48gm
  • Myristica fragrans (jathiphala)-48gm
  • Syzygium aromaticum (Lavanga)-48gm
  • Piper cubeba (kankola)-48gm
  • Cinnamomum tamala(Tejapatra)-48gm
  • Woodfordia fructicosa-Dhataki-768gm
  • Water-49.152lit
  • Guda-Jaggery-14.400kg

Add kwath dravya in water and set them as it is for overnight.Boil this on second day and reduced it till 1/4th of amount.Filter this kashaya and add guda in this kashaya and dissolve it. Filter this solution add mix prakshepa dravyas.Sealed this mixture in air tight container for fermentation.After fermentation fiter it and used it .

Ref. Text book

Bhaisharatnavali, Adhyayam 69

Indication:

  • Prescribed for all complaints of postnatal mothers.It improves the strength of mother after delivery.It also helps in normal involution of uterus.It also improves the lactation.
  • It is also prescribed in complaints of sprue syndrome, abdominal/ digestive tract disorders, digestive complaints, bronchial complaints, general debility, diarrhea etc.

Side Effects-

In very high dose it may cause burning sensation in stomach.It should not prescribed in diabetic patients as it containes guda in it.

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