ASHOKARISHTAM- Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Ashokarishtam hidden meaning is “ Free from Sorrow”. Ashokarishtam is an Ayurvedic tonic for the physical health and hormonal well–being of women. Known as the ‘Natural friend’ of a  women. Provides hormonal balance.

BENEFITS OF Ashokarishtam

  • Improves  reproductive  health.
  • Rejuvenation.
  • Analgesic.
  • Promote overall health and well – being.
  • Improves digestion

INDICATIONS OF Ashokarishtam

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menorrhagia,  Metrorrhagia, Menometrorrhagia, Dysmenorrhea, Bone health, Stamina,
  • Healing property.

INGREDIENTS OF Ashokarishtam

For Preparing Decoction

Each 100 ml contains:

SERIAL NOSANSKRIT NAMEBOTANICAL NAMEPARTS USEDQUANTITY
1AshokaSaraca asocaBark5 kg

For Preparing Prakshepaka Dravyas

SERIAL NOSANSKRIT NAMEBOTANICAL NAMEPARTS USEDQUANTITY
1KalajeriCarumcarviLeaf96gm
2NagarmothaCyprus rotundusLeaf96gm
3ShuntiZingiber officinaleRhizome96gm
4DaruharidraBarberisaristataBark96gm
5HaridraTerminalia ChebulaRhizome96gm
6BibhitakiTerminalia beliricaFruit96gm
7AmlakiEmblica officinalisFruit96gm
8VasaAdhatodavasicaLeaf96gm
9ChandanSantlum albumWood96gm
10DhatakiWoodfordia fruticosaFlower768gm
Guda – Jaggery _ 14 kg

Method of Preparation

Firstly, prepare decoction of Ashoka. Then Prepare jaggery as in liquid form. Next prakshepaka dravyas make it as in course powder form. Filter the jaggery and add this into decoction. Mix it well. Later it is poured in wooden barrel, then add prakshepaka dravyas and mix it well. Lastly, Dhataki should be add in top layer. Kept this up to 30 days. After 30 days we can take after filter it and fill in air tight glass bottles .

Points to be noted about:

DHATAKI FLOWERS

The flowers of this herb are used as a backbone of asava and arishta preparations because the flowers act as fermenting agent hence required   to induce fermentation.

DOSE WITH USAGE OF Ashokarishtam

1 – 2 tablespoon (15 TO 30 ml)  with an equal amount of water after meals. If needed it can be mixed with equal quantity of water.  For better results, use under   the   supervision of a qualified Ayurveda doctor, will deliver best   cure for different ailments.

EXERCISE AND YOGA for Ashokarishtam

Moderate exercise like brisk walking, jogging, cycling, swimming. This type of exercise increases your bodies sensitivity to insulin, which reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.

Pawanmukt Asana

Halasana

Dhanurasana

RECOMMEND DIET AND BEHAVIOR of Ashokarishtam

Natural, Unprocessed foods

High fiber foods

Fatty fish

Leafy greens

Red fruits can include in diet.

RESEARCH PAPER on Ashokarishtam

Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Ashokarishtam in the management of Menopausal Syndrome: A prospective open label multicentre study, published in JRAS ON Januvary – March 2017; 1 (1); 9 – 16

CLASSICAL REFERENCE

Ashtanga Samgraha Sharira Sthana 1/7

Brands available of Ashokarishtam

Dabur India

Baidyanath

Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala

Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala

AVN Madurai

AVP Coimbator

Kerala Ayurveda

Sitaram Pharmacy

SNA Oushadhasala

Oushadhi.

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

Use under supervision of Ayurvedic doctor.

Overdose may cause indigestion, heavy bleeding, uterine contraction, vomiting, high blood pressure, acid reflux, irregular menstrual cycle.

CONCLUSION

So, here we can conclude that it is better to use in various psychological disturbances mainly include headache, irritability, depression, mood swings, sleep disturbances, etc, so it can be concluded that in women with mild to moderate symptoms of menopausal syndromes we can give best result in both somatic and psychological complaints.

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