Reference: Sahasrayogam

Introduction

Dashmoola Rasayana is poly-herbal medicine effective for many acute and chronic respiratory diseases, available in the form of herbal jam. This Ayurvedic medicine is prepared from Dashmoola or well-known ten roots of Ayurveda and various other medicinal herbs. It is very nutritious and improves immunity.

Ingredients

Dasamoola:-

  1. Bilva - Aegle marmelos
  2. Agnimantha - Premna mucronata
  3. Shyonaka - Oroxylum indicum
  4. Gambhari - Gmelina arborea
  5. Patala - Stereospermum suaveolens
  6. Shalaparni - Desmodium gangeticum
  7. Prinshnaparni - Urarica picta
  8. Gokshura - Tribulus terrestris
  9. Brihati - Solanum indicum
  10. Kantakari - Solanum xanthocarpum
  • Vrisha - Adhatoda vasica
  • Shunti - Ginger - Zingiber officinalis
  • Jiraka - Cumin seed -  Cuminum cyminum
  • Dhanyaka - Coriander - Coraindrum sativum
  • Daru - Cedrus deodara
  • Bhadra - Aerua lanata
  • Sugar

Fine Powders of:-

  • Trikatu - Pepper, long pepper and ginger
  • Jati - Nutmeg - Myristica fragrans fruit and flower
  • Twak - Cinnamon - Cinnamomum zeylanicum
  • Kumkuma - Saffron - Crocus sativus
  • Jiraka - Cuminum cyminum
  • Krishnajiraka - Nigella sativa
  • Pushkaramoola - Inula racemosa
  • Nagakeshara - Mesua ferrea
  • Ela - Cardamom - Elettaria cardamomum

Method of Preparation

Dashmoola Rasayana is prepared by addition of sugar into mixture of herbs and a jam like formulation is prepared.

Dosage

Consume 5-10 grams 1-2 times per day after or before having meals or as suggested by Ayurvedic doctor.

It is administered along with honey or warm water.

  • Dosage for children below 5 years of age: 1-2 grams, 1-2 times along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
  • Dosage for children between 5-12 years of age: 5 grams 1-2 times a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.

Therapeutic Uses

  • Dashmoola Rasayana is useful in treating Chronic respiratory conditions like bronchitis & asthma.
  • It is efficient medicine in case of chronic fever, flatulence, bloating and hiccups.
  • One of the potent anti-inflammatory, bronchodilator and antitussive agent.

Contraindications / Side Effects

  • No such side effects with this medicine is known.
  • But it's over dose may cause stomach upset.
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