Reference - Sahasrayoga Kashayaprakarana 107.

Introduction

Dashamoola Katutraya Kashayam is an ayurvedic formulation that is known to contain mixture of various herbs as dashmoola means ten roots that refers to ten herbs and Katutraya which is known as trikatu, known to contain various herbs. This formulation is known to treat problems related to respiratory system.

Ingredients

  • Dashamoola – known to contain following herb’s root:
  1. Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
  2. Gambhari – Gmelina arborea
  3. Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris
  4. Prishnaparni – Uraria picta
  5. Brihati – Solanum indicum
  6. Bilva – Aegle marmelos
  7. Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
  8. Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum
  9. Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
  10. Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
  • Katutraya – known to contain following herbs:
  1. Pepper - Piper nigrum
  2. Long pepper - Piper longum
  3. Ginger - Zingiber officinalis
  • Vrisha – Adhatoda vasica

Method of Preparation

  • Take all the herbs and put in a pot.
  • Add water in the pot and boil the water.
  • Boil the water till it reduced up to its one fourth level.
  • Filter the water and decoction is prepared.

Dose

12 to 24 ml, two times a day before meals, with equal quantity of water.

Indications

  • Cold and cough
  • Chest pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma

Contraindications

  • Over dose can cause gastritis.
  • Take under medical prescription.
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