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

Vidangarishta is an ayurvedic vermifuge medicine.

Vidangarishta is used for destroying and expelling parasitic intestinal worms.

Vidangarishta is also prevents recurrence of worm infestation.

BENEFITS OF Vidangarishta

  • Carminative
  • Digestive
  • Appetizer

INDICATION OF Vidangarishta

  • Anthelminthic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Pacifies Kapha Dosha and balances Vata Dosa
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abscess
  • Bloating
  • Cervical Lymphadenitis
  • Fistula -in-Ano
  • Prostate enlargement
  • Renal calculi
  • Torticollis
  • Urinary disorders

INGREDIENTS OF Vidangarishta

For Preparing Decoction

Each 100 ml contains:

SERIAL NOSANSKRIT NAMEBOTANICAL NAMEPARTS USEDQUANTITY
1VidangaEmbelia ribesFruit240 gm
2PippaliPiper longumFruit240 gm
3RasnaPluchea lanceolataRhizome240gm
4Kutaja twakHolarrhena antidysentericaBark240gm
5IndrayavaHolarrhena antidysentericaseeds240gm
6PataCyclea peltataBark240gm
7ElavalukaPrunus aviumSeed240gm
8DhatriEmblica officinalisFruit240gm

For preparing Sandhana dravyas

MadhuHoney14.400 kg
DhatakiWoodfordia fruticosa960gm

For preparing Prakshepaka dravyas

SERIAL NOSANSKRIT NAMEBOTANICAL NAMEPARTS USEDQUANTITY
1TvakCinnamomum zeylanicaBark96gm
2ElaElettaria cardamomumSeed96gm
3PatraCinnamomum tamalaBark96gm
4PriyanguCallicarpa macrophyllaBark48gm
5KanchanaraBauhinia variegataFlower48gm
6LodhraSymplocos racemosaBark48 gm
7ShuntiZingiber officinaleRhizome384gm
8MarichaPiper nigrumFruit384gm
9PippaliPiper longumFruit384gm

Points to be noted

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 Vidangarishta

Children (above the age of 5 years) – 2.5 to 10 ml

Adults 10 to 30 ml

Maximum Dos: – 60 ml per day

Doses: Twice a day with equal amount of water.

Best time to take after food. For better results, use  under  the  supervision of a qualified Ayurveda doctor, will deliver best cure for different ailments

EXERCISE AND YOGA FOR Vidangarishta

Brisk walking

Cycling

Breathing exercises

Paschimottasana

Pavanamuktasana

Trikonasana

RECOMMEND DIET AND BEHAVIOR FOR Vidangarishta

Eat real food

Eat plenty of fiber

Healthy fats to diet

Stay Hydrated

Stress Management

Eat Mindfully

Chew food

Research paper on Vidangarishta              

A Pharmaceutico – Analytical study of Vidangarishta by Sadiya Ajaj Shaikh, Arati p. Dubewar,

Ashwin A.Shete Published in JAIMS Sep –Oct 2019, Vol 4.

CLASSICAL REFERENCE

Sharangdhara Samhita, Ayurvedic Formulary of India

Brands available of  Vidangarishta

Dabur India

Dhootapapeshwar India

Nagarjuna Herbal Concentrates

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

In prescribed dosage, it is not having any side effect.

Large dose taking on empty stomach cause stomach irritation and stomach upset. Diabetic patients are not indicated to take this preparation

CONCLUSION

Vidangarishta is prepared by the traditional method with special reference to Sharangdhara Samhita. These are alcoholic medicaments prepared by allowing the decoction to undergoes fermentation with the addition of honey. Vidangarishta commonly used for Krumi  (worm infection) Vyadhi.

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