In December 2023, Dr. Vikram Chauhan's OPD is available on 4th, 5th, 11th & 12th of December 2023.
Planet Ayurveda Experts are Available for Your Help. Click here to Book Your Slot Now for Online Video Consultations !!

Dasamoolahareethaki - Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage

Reference - Ashtanga Hridaya Chikitsa Sthana 17.

What is Dasamoolahareethaki?

Dasamoolahareethaki is a very effective ayurvedic formulation that is prepared from very effective mixture of herbs. The main ingredients of this formulation are haritaki and dashamoola's decoction. It is in a form of herbal jam or paste.

What are the Ingredients?

  • Haritaki - Terminalia chebula
  • Dashamoola Kashaya
  • Elaiachi - Elettaria cardamomum
  • Dalchini - Cinnamomum verum
  • Patra - Cinnamomum tamala
  • Trikatu - Pepper, Long pepper and ginger
  • Yavakshara
  • Honey
  • Jaggery

Method of Preparation of Dasamoolahareethaki

  • Take all ingredients of pharmacopoeial quality.
  • Take 3.07 liters of dhasmoola kashaya and mix with 300 grams of haritaki.
  • Add above ingredients with 4.8 kg jaggery and heat the mixture to get the semi-solid consistency.
  • After above process, add the mixture with ingredients elaichi, dalchini, patra, trikatu, yavakshara and honey. Take yavakshara up to 12 grams, honey up to 384 grams and other herbs up to 48 grams.
  • After this step, the formulation is ready.
  • On cooling to room temperature add powders of ingredients numbered 4 to 6, followed by honey and mix well to obtain a homogenous mixture.
  • Pack it in tightly closed containers to protect from light and moisture.

How Dashamoola does looks like?

Brown semi solid, sticky paste, with spicy odor and sweet, pungent taste.

Where and how to store it?

Store in a cool place in tightly closed amber colored containers, to protect from light and moisture.

Dose to be given as per age

  • 5 to 10 grams, one to two times a day, before or after meals, with milk or water.
  • Dose for children below 5 years -1-2 grams, once or twice a day with honey, warm water / milk.
  • Dosage for children between 5 - 12 years of age - 5 grams once or twice a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
  • There are no side effects but stomach can be upset due to over dose.

Indications of Dasamoolahareethaki

  • Inflammatory problems
  • Fever
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Abdominal lump
  • Abdominal disorder due to slow digestion or accumulated toxins
  • Tastelessness
  • Disease of spleen
  • Abnormality of semen
  • Difficult breathing, Asthma
  • Urinary infections
  • Liver ailments
  • Anemia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Bowel problems

Medicinal Properties of Dasamoolahareethaki

  • Anti-Oxidant (Free Radical Scavenging)
  • Anti-Inflammatory (Reduces Swelling)
  • Antipyretic (Fever Reducing)
  • Analgesic (Pain Relieving)

Health benefits of Dasamoolahareethaki

  • Especially useful in diseases that occur due to vitiation of Vata and Kapha.
  • Fever, sannipat jwar, fever after delivery.
  • Inflammation, dizziness
  • Low appetite
  • Respiratory ailments, cough


Take under medical supervision.

Note:- This is pure classical Ayurvedic medicine and should be strictly consumed only after prescription of an Ayurvedic doctor and to be taken under medical supervision only.
Share On

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Author Bio:

Best Ayurvedic Doctor - Dr. Meenakshi Chauhan

Dr. Meenakshi Chauhan


View Profile

Reviewed By:

Best Ayurvedic Doctor in Mohali - Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan


View Profile
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Knowledge Base

Diseases A-Z

View All

Herbs A-Z

View all

Home Remedies

View all

Diet Chart

View all
Let’s Connect
close slider

    Leave a Message

    error: Content is protected !!