Dhootpapeshwar Ashwagandharishta is a widely prescribed Ayurvedic formulation produced by fermentation of decoction of its principal integrant Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).. view detail
Classical Medicine - Arishta / Arishtam
Dhootpapeshwar Ashwagandharishta is a widely prescribed Ayurvedic formulation produced by fermentation of decoction of its principal integrant Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) and other ingredients listed below. It contains 5 to 10% self-generated alcohol which acts as the medium of dissolution of active constituents of the herbs.
|S. No.||Herb / Drug Name||Latin Name||Part Used||Quantity|
|1||Ashwagandha||Withania somnifera||Rt.||2.4 kg|
|2||Musali||Chlorophytum tuberosum||Rt.||960 g|
|3||Haritaki||Terminalia chebula||P.||480 g|
|4||Haridra||Curcuma longa||Rz.||480 g|
|5||Daru Haridra||Berberis aristate||St.||480 g|
|6||Madhuka||Glycyrrhiza glabra||Rt.||480 g|
|7||Rasna||Pluchea lanceolata||Lf.||480 g|
|8||Vidari||Pueraria tuberosa||Rt Tr.||480 g|
|9||Partha||Terminalia arjuna||St Bk.||480 g|
|10||Mustak||Cyperus rotundus||Rz.||480 g|
|11||Trivrit||Ipomoea turpethum||Rt.||480 g|
|12||Ananta||Hemidesmus indicus||Rt.||384 g|
|13||Shyama||Cryptolepis buchanani||Rt.||384 g|
|14||Shweta Chandan||Santalum album||Ht Wd.||384 g|
|15||Rakta Chandan||Pterocarpus santalinus||Ht Wd.||384 g|
|16||Vacha||Acorus calamus||Rz.||384 g|
|17||Chitrak||Plumbago zeylanica||Rt.||384 g|
|18||Jala for decoction||98.304 l||reduced to||12.288 l|
|19||Makshika (Honey)||14.4 kg|
|20||Dhataki||Woodfordia fruticose||Fl.||768 g|
|21||Shunthi||Zingiber officinale||Rz.||96 g|
|22||Maricha||Piper nigrum||Fr.||96 g|
|23||Pippali||Piper longum||Fr.||96 g|
|24||Twak||Cinnamomum zeylanica||St. Bk.||192 g|
|25||Sukshma Ela||Elettaria cardamomum||Sd.||192 g|
|26||Patra||Cinnamomum tamala||Lf.||192 g|
|27||Priyangu||Callicarpa macrophylla||Fl.||192 g|
|28||Nagakesara||Mesua ferrea||Stmn.||96 g|
Properties and Uses:
It is Tridosha-shamak, Saptadhatu-poshak, Balya, Vrishya and Rasayana.
It helps in boosting metabolism, promotes vitality and strength, improves the functioning of the body and relieves stress and debility.
It is useful in conditions like Shukrakshaya, Indriya-shaithilya and Napunsakta.
Dosage and Anupan:
2 to 4 tablespoons full (15-30 ml) twice daily after meals, with an equal quantity of lukewarm water.
Although side effects are not common if taken in a dosage of more than 50 ml at a single time, it may cause loose motions, abdominal distension, and gastrointestinal disturbances.
10 years. Bottle once opened is better advised to be emptied within 2 months.
1. Bhaishajya Ratnavali - Arsho Roga Chikitsa 9/175-180 (Vidyotini-Hindi-Vyakhya)
2. Ayurved Sar Sangrah - Asavarishta Prakaran
3. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Part - II (Formulations) Volume – II, 1:6