Draksharishtam is a liquid Ayurvedic medicine, used mainly in the treatment of respiratory and intestinal disorders. Draksha refers to Raisin (Dry grapes), which is the main ingredient of this product. Draksharisht ?contains 5 ? 10 % of self generated alcohol in it. This self generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as a media to deliver water and alcohol soluble the active herbal components to the body.
Ingredients Of Draksharishta
Draksharishta contains about 5 to 10% of self-generated alcohol. This natural alcohol and the water present in this medication serve as a media and deliver the water and alcohol soluble active components in the herbs to the body. The herbal ingredients present in this medicine are given below:
- Dry grapes
- water for Kashayam
- Ela (Cardamom)
- Twak (Cinnamon)
- Dhataki (Woodfordia Fruticosa)
- Patra (Cinnamomum Tamala)
- Nagakeshara (Mesua Ferrea)
- Maricha (Black Pepper)
- Priyangu (Callicarpa Macrophylla)
- Pippali (Long Pepper)
- Vidanga (Embelia Ribes)
Therapeutic Indications Of Draksharishta
- Physical Weakness
- Loss of appetite
- Mild Constipation
- Intestinal Gas
- Vertigo (associated with weakness)
- Asthma (associated with weakness)
Draksharishta Benefits & Uses
Draksharishta is helpful in disorders related to digestion, respiration, and strength. It is helpful to relieve problems like anorexia nervosa, loss of appetite, intestinal gas, constipation, flatulence, headache, anemia, fatigue, and breathing troubles. It has similar benefits as Drakshasava has. Draksharishta preserves the strength and improves the appetite.
Loss of Appetite & Anorexia Nervosa
Draksharishta stimulates the appetite and helps to digest the food. It is mainly beneficial when the patient has decreased the desire to eat. It improves the desire to eat, makes a person feel hungry and helps in the management of loss of appetite as well as anorexia nervosa.
Draksharishta has alterative action, so it helps to restore the optimum health. It increases endurance and improves physical strength. It can be used after fever or other diseases in which patient has debility and feel exhaustion.
Draksha in Draksharishta has mild laxative action. This formulation also stimulates the liver to release the bile into the intestine, which induces peristaltic movements and eases in bowel movement.
Dosage For Draksharishta
- 12 ? 24 ml. one or two times a day, usually advised after food.
- If needed, it can be mixed with equal quantity of water.
Safe for kids
- It is safe to use this medicine in lower dose, in children above 5 years of age.
Pregnancy and lactation
- During pregnancy, it is best to avoid this / take this only under medical supervision.
- During lactation period, it can be taken in lower doses, based on doctor?s advice.
Side effects of Draksharishta
Draksharishta is prepared from natural herbal ingredients only. These herbs are safe to consume even for a prolonged duration. Since most of the conditions that can be treated using Draksharishta are chronic in nature, the treatment too needs to be taken for a longer duration. The natural and chemical-free content of this medicine allows the patients to use it for 2 weeks to 4 months without worrying about the side effects. In some cases, patients may develop mild gastric irritation. However, this symptom occurs only when the medicine is taken in a very high dose. Since the effect of this medication on the foetus is not fully known when pregnant women use it, they should seek an advice of a physician before taking this medicine. Lactating mothers can use it in lower doses after consulting a doctor. This medicine is safe for the children above 5 years of age, when used in lower doses.
Terms and Conditions
We have assumed that you have consulted a physician before purchasing this medicine and are not self medicating.