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I had taken antibiotic for 2 weeks for PID
but still i have pain in my pelvic region , will dashmoluristh cure PID ?

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Dashmularishta: Uses, Benefits, Side Effects & More!

By Dr Anuja Bodhare +2 more


Dashmularishta is a widely used Ayurvedic tonic prepared using roots of ten different plants, thus the term ”dasha”, meaning ten. According to Sarngadhara Samhita (a well-known Ayurvedic textbook), Dashmularishta has the power to restore the body from an inflammatory condition to good health by rebuilding the tissues and revitalising the body. It is thought to be a wonderful tonic for women during prenatal and peri-menopausal phase.1 We are going to discuss the various dashmularishta uses and benefits in this blog.

Dashmularishta has been conferred with various therapeutic uses in Ayurvedic medicine due to the combined effect of the herbs. The herbs used are: 

dashmularishta benefits

  1. Oroxylum indicum  
  2. Aegle marmelos  
  3. Stereospermum suaveolens  
  4. Premna integrifolia  
  5. Gmelina arborea  
  6. Desmodium gangeticum  
  7. Solanum xanthocarpum    
  8. Solanum indicum  
  9. Tribulus terrestris and  
  10. Uraria lagopoides2  

Did you know?

  • Studies suggest that Dashmularishta has antioxidant properties, which can help protect against oxidative stress and inflammation. source: ncbi
  • Dashmularishta can be used as a safer alternative to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. source: PMC4395922
  • Dashmularishta can be used as an add-on therapy to aspirin for better efficacy and reduced doses. source: PMC4395922

Potential Uses of Dashmularishta: 

I would recommend Dashmularishta if you’re looking to go the extra mile during physical exercises. In a study, it was found that it might actually boost your swim endurance and help you fight off fatigue. Talk about an antifatigue superstar!

Dr. Siddharth Gupta, B.A.M.S, M.D (Ayu)

Dashmularishta is an ayurvedic tonic with a wealth of therapeutic benefits.3 Some of the dashmularishta uses and properties are listed below. 

  • Analgesic 2  
  • Anti-arthritic 2  
  • Anti-inflammatory2  
  • Anthelminthic (acts against worm infections)3  
  • Anti-bronchitis (acts against bronchitis)3  
  • Anti-leucoderma or anti-vitiligo (to manage the loss of skin colour)3  
  • Anti-anorexic (manages eating disorders)3  
  • Anti-diarrhoea3  
  • Anti-dysentery3  
  • Anti-otorrhoea (ear infections)3  
  • Hypoglycemic3  
  • Antifungal3  
  • Antimicrobial3  
  • Antioxidant3  
  • Liver protective activity3  
  • Safeguards kidneys from toxins 3  
  • Immunomodulatory activity improves the immunity3  
  • Anti-hyperlipidaemic property reduces the total cholesterol, triglycerides, and bad cholesterol (Low-Density Lipoprotein – LDL). In addition, it also increases the good cholesterol (High-Density Lipoprotein – HDL)3  
  • Safeguards stomach from gastric ulcers and reduces acid secretion in stomach3  

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Benefits of Dashmularishta: 

In my opinion, Dashmularishta is the ultimate body superhero. This awesome tonic made from a blend of powerful herbs may work wonders for your body. It’s like a detox and nourishment combo all in one. It may help to remove toxins and might nourish your precious body tissues.

Dr. Rajeev Singh, BAMS

1. Benefits of Dashmularishta for Osteoarthritis: 

Osteoarthritis is a common progressive condition of weight-bearing joints, mainly the hips and knee joints. Osteoarthritis is significantly seen in the older population, and it is regarded as the leading cause of disability among them. Dashmularishta is considered one of the best additions to osteoarthritis therapy to reduce the inflammation and pain caused due to joint inflammation. In animal studies, Dashmularishta was proven to significantly reduce swelling and improve the ability to take longer steps.2  

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2. Benefits of Dashmularishta for Pain Relief: 

Dashmularishta can effectively help reduce the pain caused due to arthritis.4 Oroxylum indicum, one of the primary ingredients of Dashmularishta, is well known for its pain-relieving property.3 Animal studies indicate that Dashmularishta benefits in osteoarthritis by potentially slowing the onset of stimuli that induce pain, preventing the pain itself.2 On further investigations, it may also prove effective in humans. 

For mothers who are breastfeeding, I would suggest trying Dashmularishta if you’re having trouble with your milk supply. This incredible tonic might work wonders in increasing milk production in women.

Dr. Smita Barode, B.A.M.S, M.S.

3. Benefits of Dashmularishta for Heart: 

In Ayurveda, the herbal decoction called Dashmularishta is beneficial to manage heart diseases. Some ailments like heart attack and stroke are caused due to clotting of blood. Dashmularishta can act against the clotting property of platelets, which makes it an excellent agent to prevent blood clots and prevent heart attack and stroke. It may be used along with allopathic medicines for heart diseases.5  

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4. Benefits of Dashmularishta for Allergic Conjunctivitis in Infants: 

In Ayurveda, Bala roga (Paediatric conditions) in breastfed babies are managed by examining both mothers and babies. It is believed that any irregularity in the mother’s diet or her physiology may manifest in the child as allergic conjunctivitis. Hence, the infant’s mother with allergic conjunctivitis is given Dashmularishta to manage the irregularities in appetite and bowel movements. The infant may be given appropriate remedies depending on the symptoms, and Dashmularishta is considered a safe remedy for nursing mothers as well.6 

5. Benefits of Dashmularishta in Women: 

  • Benefits of Dashmularishta for Cervicitis: Cervicitis is an inflammation of the uterine lining of the cervix, primarily due to bacterial infection. Dashmularishta is considered a potential remedy of choice for cervicitis. Dashmularishta can inhibit bacterial growth and reduce soreness. In addition, it can also ease vaginal itch and discharge.7 
  • Benefits of Dashmularishta for PCOS:  PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome that occurs in women due to hormonal imbalance. The leading cause of infertility in women is PCOS. Dashamoolarishta is one of the medications given to manage PCOS. Using dashmularishta for periods irregularities, menstrual disorders and infertility in females can be helpful as they rebalance the hormone levels. Ayurveda groups PCOS under gynaecological diseases and provides remedy for the entire female reproductive system.8  

Also Read: All You Need To Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)!

  • Benefits of Dashmularishta for Postpartum Females: Traditionally, Dashmularishta is used to restore the health of women after delivery. It helps to rebuild the strength of the tissues and muscles, cleanses the uterus, and boosts energy after childbirth.9 

How to Use Dashmularishta? 

Dashmularishta is an ayurvedic tonic prescribed by the physician to be taken as directed. 

Your Ayurvedic physician will prescribe you the form and dosage as per your health condition. 

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Side Effects of Dashmularishta: 

 No adverse side effects have been documented due to the administration of Dashmularishta.9  

Also Read: Abhayarishta: Uses, Benefits & How to Use

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs): 

1) Can Dashmularishta be used as a Remedy for Irregular Periods? 

Yes, Dashmularishta can improve the hormonal imbalance in women and rectify the menstrual period. It can improve the period cycle to a significant extent and restore it to health.8 

2) How is Dashmularishta Useful in Men? 

There have been no documented benefits of Dashmularishta specifically for men. 

3) Is Dashmularishta used for weight loss therapy? 

There have been no documented benefits of Dashmularishta in weight loss. 

4) How is Dashmularishta useful in Conceiving? 

Dashmularishta can improve ovarian function by rectifying the hormonal imbalance that prevents one from conceiving. PCOS is a major cause of infertility in women. Dashmularishta is an ayurvedic medication that is an excellent remedy for PCOS and other gynaecological disorders. Thus, Dashmularishta is found to help conceive women with gynaecological disorders by improving the hormonal levels and preventing any related metabolic disorders.8 

5) What is the dosage of Dashmularishta for Arthritis?  

Please consult your Ayurvedic doctor for appropriate prescriptions and directions. Your doctor will prescribe you a specific dosage depending on your symptoms.  

6) What are the benefits of Dashmularishta for Hair growth? 

No specific benefits of Dashmularishta have been documented for hair growth. 

7) What are the benefits of Dashmularishta for Skin? 

No specific benefits of Dashmularishta have been documented for the skin.    

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1. Pawar Nayana, Kogje Anushri, Bhondave Prashant, Nagarkar Bhagyashri, Kulkarni Omkar, Harsulkar Abhay, et al. Comparative free radical scavenging and anti-inflammatory potential of branded market samples of Ayurvedic formulations: Dashmoolarishta. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences [Internet]. 2013 Jan [cited 2022 Mar 4];4(1):789–99. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/234877712_Comparative_free_radical_scavenging_and_anti-inflammatory_potential_of_branded_market_samples_of_Ayurvedic_formulations_Dashmoolarishta  

2. Shetty YC, Godbharle S, Brahma S, Salgaonkar S, Rege NN. Evaluation of oral multi-herbal preparation of Dashmoolarishta on mice model of osteoarthritis. J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol [Internet]. 2017 Jun 21 [cited 2022 Mar 4]; Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yashashri-Shetty/publication/320447591_Evaluation_of_oral_multi-herbal_preparation_of_Dashmoolarishta_on_mice_model_of_osteoarthritis/links/5a1f95a4458515a4c3d4ab08/Evaluation-of-oral-multi-herbal-preparation-of-Dashmoolarishta-on-mice-model-of-osteoarthritis.pdf  

3. Ahad Amjid, Ganai Ajaz, Zeeshan Najm Mohammad. Therapeutic potential of Oroxylum indicum: A review. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Opinion [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2022 Mar 4];163–72. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/285800921_Therapeutic_potential_of_Oroxylum_indicum_A_review  

4. Reshma R. Parekar, Kumar K. Dash, Aditi A. Apte, Nirmala N. Rege. EVALUATION OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF ROOT BARK OF CLERODENDRUM PHLOMIDIS IN EXPERIMENTAL MODELS OF INFLAMMATION. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2022 Mar 4];3(3). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327931225_EVALUATION_OF_ANTI-INFLAMMATORY_ACTIVITY_OF_ROOT_BARK_OF_CLERODENDRUM_PHLOMIDIS_IN_EXPERIMENTAL_MODELS_OF_INFLAMMATION  

5. Parekar RR, Bolegave SS, Marathe PA, Rege NN. Experimental evaluation of analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-platelet potential of Dashamoola. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine [Internet]. 2015 Jan 1 [cited 2022 Mar 4];6(1):11. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4395922/  

6. Shantala Priyadarshini, Teragundi Panaga, Gangadkar Pooja. Ayurveda Management of Allergic Conjunctivitis in 6 months old baby- A successful case study . International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports [Internet]. 2020 [cited 2022 Mar 4];4(2). Available from: https://ijacare.in/index.php/ijacare/article/view/145  

7. Nagarkar B, Mohite S, Kapoor E. EVALUATION OF EFFICACY OF DASHMOOLARISHTA IN CERVIVITIS: A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT STUDY. Article in Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences [Internet]. 2014 [cited 2022 Mar 4];3(6). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bhagyashri-Nagarkar/publication/264252846_EVALUATION_OF_EFFICACY_OF_DASHMOOLARISHTA_IN_CERVIVITIS_A_PROOF-OF-CONCEPT_STUDY/links/53d62b9f0cf220632f3d8a58/EVALUATION-OF-EFFICACY-OF-DASHMOOLARISHTA-IN-CERVIVITIS-A-PROOF-OF-CONCEPT-STUDY.pdf  

8. Narayan Karandikar Ashwini. PCOS WITH INFERTILITY AND ITS AYURVEDA MANAGEMENT – A CASE STUDY [Internet]. International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research. 2018 [cited 2022 Mar 4]. Available from: http://www.ijaprs.com/index.php/ijapr/article/view/1040  

9. Dwivedi M, Sastry JLN, Rai RK, Vedula S. Clinical Evaluation of Dashmularishta (Ayurvedic formulation) in Restoring Normal Health of Postpartum Females . Journal of research in  Traditional Medicine [Internet]. 2016 [cited 2022 Mar 7]; Available from: https://tmjournal.org/fulltext/140-1505301334.pdf?1646640147   

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