Balarishtam is one of the potent liquid Ayurvedic formulations which is named after Bala (Sida cordifolia) which is one of its main ingredients. It contains 3 to 5% of alcohol which is generated naturally within a span of 3 months of fermentation.
|S. No.||Herb / Drug Name||Latin Name||Part used||Quantity|
|1||Bala||Sida cordifolia||Rt.||4.8 kg|
|2||Ashvagandha||Withania somnifera||Rt.||4.8 kg|
|3||Jala for decoction (Water)||49.152 l||reduced to 12.288 l|
|4||Guda (Jaggery)||14.4 kg|
|5||Dhataki||Woodfordia fruticosa||Fl.||768 g|
|6||Payasy¡||Ipomea digitata||Rt.||96 g|
|7||Panchangula||Ricinus communis||Rt.||96 g|
|8||Rasna||Pluchea lanceolata||Lf.||48 g|
|9||Sukshma Ela||Elettaria cardamomum||Sd.||48 g|
|10||Prasarini||Paederia foetida||Pl.||48 g|
|11||Lavang||Syzgyium aromaticum||Fl. Bd.||48 g|
|12||Ushira||Vetiveria zizanioides||Rt.||48 g|
|13||Gokshura||Tribulus terrestris||Fr.||48 g|
Properties and Uses:
It is a potent remedy for a Vata imbalance.
It helps in strengthening and toning nerves, muscles and bones, nourishes the body, increases strength and improves digestion.
It is useful in conditions like neuralgia, arthritis, spondylosis, hemiplegia, paraplegia, etc.
Dosage and Anupan:
Children – 5 to 10 ml
Adults – 20 to 40 ml
Older Adults – 20 ml
To be taken after meals in divided doses with an equal quantity of water and the maximum dose should not exceed more than 60 ml.
Should not be taken empty stomach and not more than 40 ml at a time as it may induce loose bowels.
10 years. Empty the bottle within three months of opening.
1. Bhaishajya Ratnavali Vata vyadhi Chikitsa Prakaran 26/607-610
2. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Part - II (Formulations) Volume – II. 1: 7
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