Dasamoolarishtam also is known as Dashmularishta or Dashmoolarishta is an ancient ayurvedic herbal remedy in liquid form which acts as a body tonic.

Asava and Arishtam are a herbal preparation prepared by fermenting and processing various medicinal herbs with some special ingredients like Ghee, Honey, etc. Here self-generated alcohol acts as a preservative and enhances the absorption of medication when consumed.

Dashmoolarishta is derived from Dashmool – a blend of 10 herbs and other powerful ayurvedic herbs with strong medicinal and therapeutic values. In general, it contains 4 – 8% of self-generated alcohol.

The herbs used to make this herbal formulation include:

Ingredients of Dashmularishta or Dasamoolarishtam

  • Bilva (Bael) – Aegle marmelos
  • Shyonaka (Oroxylum indicum)
  • Gambhari (Gmelinaar borea)
  • Patala (Stereospermum suaveolens)
  • Agnimantha (Premna mucronata)
  • Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum)
  • Prishnaparni (Uraria picta)
  • Brihati (Solanum indicum)
  • Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum)
  • Gokshura (Tribulus) – Tribulus terrestris
  • Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica)
  • Puskarmoola (Inula racemosa)
  • Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa)
  • Giloy (Indian tinospora)
  • Amla (Indian gooseberry)
  • Duralabha (Fagonia cretica)
  • Khadira (Acacia catechu)
  • Bijasara (Pterocarpus marsupium)
  • Harad (Terminalia chebula)
  • Kushta (Saussurea lappa)
  • Manjishta (Rubiac ordifolia)
  • Devadaru (Cedrus deodara)
  • Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
  • Mulethi (licorice)
  • Bharngi (Clerodendrum serratum)
  • Kapittha (Feroniali monia)
  • Bibhitaka (Terminali abellirica)
  • Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
  • Chavya (Piper retrofractum)
  • Jatamansi (Nordostachys jatamansi)
  • Priyangu (Callicarpama crophylla)
  • Sariva  (Hemidesmus indicus
  • Krishna jeeraka (Carum carvi)
  • Trivrit (Operculina turpethum)
  • Nirgundi (Vitex negundo)
  • Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata)
  • Pippali (long pepper)
  • Puga (Betel nut)
  • Shati (Hedychium spicatum)
  • Haridra (Turmeric)
  • Shatapushpa (Anethum sowa)
  • Padmaka (Prunus cerasoides)
  • Nagakesara (Mesua ferrea)
  • Musta (Cyperus rotundus)
  • Indrayava (Holarrhena antidysenterica)
  • Karkata shrungi (Pistacia integerrima)
  • Jivaka (Malaxis acuminta)
  • Rishabhaka (Microstylis wallichii)
  • Meda (Polygonatum verticillatum)
  • Mahameda (Polygonatum cirrhifolium)
  • Kakoli (Roscoea procera)
  • ksheer kakoli (Lilium polphyllum D.Don)
  • Rddhi (Habenaria edgeworthi)
  • Vriddhi (Habenaria intermedia D.Don syn.)
  • Draksha (Raisins)
  • Honey
  • Guda (Jaggery)
  • Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa)
  • Kankola (Piper cubeba)
  • Netrabala (Coleus vettiveroides)
  • Swet Chandana (Santalum album)
  • Jatiphala (Myristica fragrans)
  • Lavanga (clove)
  • Tvak (Cinnamon)
  • Ela (Cardamom)
  • Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Kataka Phala (Strychnos potatorum)
  • Water for decoction and Honey

Let’s quickly find its other health benefits.

Benefits of Dasamoolarishtam

  1. Fast Acting

While the making of Dasamoolarishtam, the natural alcohol and the water present in the product act as a media to deliver the active herbal components to the body faster and in a more effective manner than consuming it in powder or pill form.

  1. Herbal Remedy for various disorders

Dasamoolarishtam is advised to people suffering from general debility, fatigue, Urinary tract diseases and loss of appetite. It is also used to treat gastric and digestive disorders.

  1. Health Tonic

It is a potent health tonic to improve general health and vitality, effective in the case of all Vata related health disorders, especially, anemia, body, and sexual weakness.

Dashmoolarishta along with Ashwagandha improves immunity due to the presence of immunomodulators and adaptogenic properties.

  1. Women Health Care

Dasamoolarishta or Dahmularishta is also used for women having problems with conception, pregnancy post-delivery anemia or postnatal care.

If consumed immediately after delivery, it lowers the risk of health problems that may occur in the postpartum period or thereafter by almost 90%.

This herbal remedy can cleanse the uterus and remove toxins from the uterine cavity. It dissolves clots and flushes them from the uterine cavity and prevents UTI.

It possesses anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which makes it a potent tool to combat leucorrhoea and Vaginitis.

  1. Men’s Health Care

Men having pus in seminal fluid, low sperm production or infertility issues can be benefited from the consumption of Dasamoolarishtam and can improve sperm quality too.

For men, it acts as a body rejuvenator & revitalizer and boosts strength & stamina.

  1. Skin Health

Guduchi, Ashwagandha and more than 50 herbs found in Dasamoolarishtam help you to attain healthy and glowing skin by fighting body toxins, slowing the process of aging and preventing acne and pimples effectively.

  1. Anti-inflammatory

Dasamoolarishtam is boon for body pain and inflammatory diseases such as rheumatic arthritis, gout, and gouty arthritis. It protects us from joint degeneration and reduces swelling and inflammation related to it.

According to studies, Dasamoolarishtam has natural analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It reduces redness, swelling, and pain in affected areas due to its anti-inflammatory actions; it is especially a boon for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis.

  1. Bronchial Disorders

This herbal remedy is useful in cases of persistent cough and acts as a good expectorant. Dashmoolarishta taken in a dosage of 10 ml after every 2 hours in chronic cases of cough, throat or chest infections helps in getting instant relief.

  1. Osteoporosis

According to Ayurveda, Osteoporosis occurs due to excess of Vata in the body or its aggravation in the bones.

Dasamoolarishtam along with Vitamin D and calcium supplements is beneficial in Osteoporosis and other bone disorders.

  1. Liver and Kidney Health

Dashmularishta or Dashmoolarishta is also a great solution to treat and prevent liver and kidney disorders.

Apart from flushing excess toxins from our body and decreasing load on our major organs the kidneys and liver it strengthens the digestive system and soothes the inner lining and boosts digestion in the body.

The Takeaway

Dasamoolarishtam can be consumed daily twice a day safely for many months as a general health tonic to boost your overall immunity or to get relief from various health conditions discussed in the article.