Ashokarishta

Ashokarishta

Ashokarishta or Ashokarishtam is one of the common Ayurvedic medicine predominantly used in gynecology cases. Though it has been indicated Bleeding disorders like amenorrhoea and metrorrhagia it can be used in other conditions also.

Ingredients of Ashokarishta

  1. Ashoka (bark of  Saraca asoka tree)
  2. Water
  3. Guda (Jaggery)
  4. Dhataki Pushpa (Woodfordia fruticosa)
  5. Ajaji (Cuminum cyminum)
  6. Mustaka (Cyperus rotundus)
  7. Shunti (Zingiber officinale)
  8. Daru haridra (Berberis aristata)
  9. Utpala (Nymphaea alba)
  10. Amrasthi (seed of Mangifera indica)
  11. Jeeraka (Cuminum cyminum)
  12. Adusha/Vasa (Roots, Leaves, Flowers, fruit, and bark of Adhatoda Vasica)
  13. Chandana (Santalum Album)
  14. Ghrita (Gheee to smear inside the vessel)

Indications  of Ashokarishta

  1. Rakta Pradara
  2. Jwara
  3. Arsha (Bleeding Piles)
  4. Mandagni
  5. Aruchi
  6. Prameha
  7. Shotha
  8. Rakta Pitta

 

Reference

  1. Bhaishjya Ratnavali Pradara Roga Adhikara 66/114-118

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