Dhootpapeshwar Khadirarishta is a widely prescribed Ayurvedic formulation produced by fermentation of decoction of its principal integrant Khadira (Acacia catechu) 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.
Properties and Uses:
It is a potent Krimighana and Kushtagahna medicine useful in all types of Tvak-Vikara and Kushta Rogas. It is indicated in numerous conditions like Kasa-Shvasa, Granthi, Gulma, Pandu, Hridroga, Pleeha and Yakrit Rogas.
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 Kustha Rog Chikitsa Prakaran 54/365-370
2. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Part - II (Formulations) Volume – II, 1:14
3. Ayurved Sar Sangrah Asava-Arishta Prakaran
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