Aragwadharishtam (Aragvadharista) is an ayurvedic and herbal medicine categorized under Arishta Category prepared through natural fermentation process. It is useful in cases of skin diseases, intestinal worms, vitiligo (leucoderma) and cough. It speeds up recovery from ulcers, wounds, and other skin eruptions. It detoxifies the blood and reduces toxins (AMA) in the body, which also helps in healing the skin lesions due to dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.
Aragvadha (Amaltas) is the main ingredient of Aragwadharishtam. Along with other ingredients, it helps in elimination of toxins and detoxification of the blood.
- Aragvadha (Amaltas) – Cassia Fistula
- Vaividang (False Black Pepper) – Embelia Ribes
- Amalaki (Amla) – Emblica Officinalis
- Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula
- Nishoth (Trivrit or Turpeth) – Operculina Turpethum
- Elaichi (Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum
- Laung (Clove) – Syzygium Aromaticum
- Kali Mirch (Black Pepper) – Piper Nigrum
- Guda (Gur) – Jaggery
Ingredients in Aragwadharishtam have anti-inflammatory action, so it helps mitigating inflammation. The main action of it is observable on skin, blood, intestine and lungs.
- Mild Laxative (Purgative)
- Blood detoxifier
- Mild Diuretic
- Antimicrobial & bactericidal
According to ayurveda, Aragwadharishtam AAM SHODHAK (Detoxifier) and eliminates the toxins and wastes from the body. It is a balanced formulation, which is likely to maintain the state of equilibrium among three Dosha (Vata, Pitta and Kapha). The main effects are observed on Vata Dosha and Pitta Dosha. It reduces burning sensation in the skin lesions.
- All types of Dermatitis (Eczema)
- Seborrheic Dermatitis (Seborrheic Eczema)
- Ulcers and wounds
- Acne (Pimples)
- Hyperuricemia – elevated uric acid level
- Hemorrhoids (Piles)
Aragwadharishtam Benefits & Uses
Aragwadharishtam is the best to cleanse the body and promotes the elimination of AMA (toxins). Due to this effect, it reduces the toxins accumulated in the blood, lymph and skin. It reduces burning sensation, itching and inflammation in skin lesions.
Dosage & Administration
|The general dosage of Aragwadharishtam is as follows.|
|Children||5 to 10 ml|
|Adults||10 to 25 ml|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||90 ml Per Day (in divided doses)|
|* Twice a day with equal amount of water|
|Best Time to Take: Immediately after meal (breakfast and dinner)|
Aragwadharishtam is considerably safe for most individuals in recommended dosage of Aragwadharishtam when taken under professional supervision.
Side Effects of Aragwadharishtam
There are no side effects observed with standard dosage of Aragwadharishtam. However, if dosage exceed from 90 ml per day, then it may cause irritation in the abdomen or may lead to loose stools (diarrhea) in some people. Having a soft stool with its use is considered normal and it occurs due to mild purgative action of the Aragvadha (Amaltas) present in it.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Aragwadharishtam contains Nishoth and Haritaki, which are best to avoid during pregnancy. Therefore, we do not recommend the use of Aragwadharishtam in pregnancy. However, it may be safe during the lactation period, but it should be used under ayurveda expert supervision.
Aragwadharishtam is also recommended in diabetes. The most common question is that it contains sugar content i.e. Honey and Jaggery. Then does it increase the blood glucose level in the blood?
Aragwadharishtam is recommended in dosage less than 30 ml twice a day, which is likely to contain insignificant level of the sugar content, so it does not likely to affect the sugar level.
Its alcohol content does also not likely to affect diabetes. Its level is insignificant in Aragwadharishtam to increase or decrease the blood glucose level.
People suffering from irritable bowel syndrome with loose stools or diarrhea should not take Aragwadharishtam.