Babularishta (Babularishtam) Benefits, Uses and Dosage
Babularishta (Babularishtam) is used for the treatment of phthisis, skin diseases, urinary disorders and breathing problems. It is also beneficial in cases of blood disorders, acne, dermatitis, hemoptysis, lung injury, asthma, persistent cough, whooping cough, etc.
Babularishta reduces the severity of breathing trouble in an acute attack of asthma. It reduces wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. It is helpful to manage a persistent cough. It clears the bronchial passageways and reduces inflammation of airways.
The main ingredient of Babularishta is Babul Bark (Acacia Arabica). The complete list of ingredients of Babularishtam is provided below.
|Babul Bark – Acacia Arabica||200 Parts|
Prepare a decoction from Babul Bark and 1024 Parts water. Reduce it to 256 Parts liquid content/decoction. Then leave it for cooling. Filter the decoction. When decoction is slightly warm, add the following ingredients.
|Gur – Jaggery||100 Parts|
|Dhataki Flower- Woodfordia Fruticosa||16 Parts|
|Pippali (Long Pepper) – Piper Longum||2 Parts|
|Jaiphal (Nutmeg) – Myristica Fragrans||1 Part|
|Laung (Clove) – Syzygium Aromaticum||1 Part|
|Kankol (Kababchini) – Piper Cubeba||1 Part|
|Elachi (Green Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum||1 Part|
|Dalchini (Cinnamon) – Cinnamomum Zeylanicum||1 Part|
|Tejpata (Indian Bay Leaf) – Cinnamomum Tamala||1 Part|
|Nagkesar – Mesua Ferrea||1 Part|
|Kali Mirch (Black Pepper) – Piper Nigrum||1 Part|
- After mixing these ingredients, seal the asava vessel with a clay-smeared cloth. Leave it for 30 days in Asava place.
- After 30 days, filter the liquid (Babularishta) and preserve it in food-grade bottles.
Babularishta has following medicinal properties:
- Digestive stimulant
Babularishta mainly works on Kapha Dosha. In lungs, it reduces mucus productive and has mucolytic action, which makes sputum easier to cough up.
Babularishta is helpful in following health conditions.
- Skin diseases
- Urinary disorders
- Breathing problems
- Blood disorders
- Lung injury
- Persistent cough
Babularishta Uses & Benefits
Babularishta mainly acts on the lungs, urinary system and skin.
Bronchitis & Persistent Cough
Babularishta is used to reduce frequent persistent cough attack. In addition, it reduces inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tube. It has mucolytic action, which helps to clear the lungs.
However, if mucus or sputum is thick yellowish and patient feel difficult to cough up, and then it should be used along with Vasavaleha, Praval Pishti, and Sitopaladi Churna.
Babularishta is useful in the management of hemoptysis. Its antihemorrhagic action helps to treat the coughing up of blood from the respiratory tract. In such case, it is used along with Kamdudha Ras.
|The general dosage of Babularishta is as follows.|
|Children (above the age of 5 years)||2.5 to 10 ml|
|Adults||10 to 30 ml|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||60 ml Per Day (in divided doses)|
|Doses: Twice a day with equal amount of water|
|Best Time to Take: After Food|
Babularishta is considerably safe for most individuals.
Side Effects of Babularishta
There are no side effects reported with Babularishta.
There are no contraindications for Babularishta.
Pregnancy & Lactation
The safety profile of Babularishta is not well established for pregnant women and lactating mothers. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Babularishta during pregnancy and lactation.
- Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Chapter 7, Atisara Chikitsa Prakarana, Babularishta (Babuladyarishta), Verse 171-173
- Ras Tantra Saar Va Sidh Prayog Sangrah, Volume 2, Grahni, 13 Babuladyarishta