Kashayam (Decoction)

Brihat Panchamoola

Brihat Panchamoola pacifies Vata Dosha and Kapha Dosha. The herbs in it improve appetite and digestion. It is an integral part of the Dashmool formulation. It is used for the treatment of the diseases related to a digestive system and musculoskeletal system.

Brihat Panchamoola contains the roots of five herbs and added in equal proportion by weight.

Bilva (Indian Bael) – Aegle Marmelos1 Part
Agnimantha (Arani) –  Premna Integrifolia1 Part
Shyonaka – Oroxylum Indicum1 Part
Patala – Stereospermum Suaveolens1 Part
Gambhari or Kasmari (Beech Wood) – Gmelina Arborea1 Part

Ayurvedic Properties

The herbs of Brihat Panchamoola have almost similar ayurvedic properties and medicinal uses.

RASA (Taste)(TIKTA (Bitter), KASAYA (Astringent), slightly MADHURA (Sweet)
GUNA (Main Quality)LAGHU (Light), USHNA (Hot)
VIRYA (Potency)USHNA (Hot)
VIPAKA (Resultant)KATU (Pungent)
Dhatu (Tissue) EffectMainly RASA, ASTHI

Pharmacological Actions

Brihat Panchamoola has following medicinal properties:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Analgesic
  • Anti-arthritic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Digestive
  • Neuroprotective
  • Anti-paralytic
  • Uterine tonic

Therapeutic Indications

Brihat Panchamoola is indicated for following health conditions:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Muscle spasm
  • Low backache
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Bursitis
  • Sciatica
  • Paralysis
  • Hemiplegia
  • Facial paralysis
  • Gas or flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Body aches

Safety Profile

Brihat Panchamoola is considerably safe for most individuals.

Side Effects of Brihat Panchamoola

There are no side effects reported with Brihat Panchamoola.


There are no side effects reported with Brihat Panchamoola.

Pregnancy & Lactation

The safety profile of Brihat Panchamoola is not well established for pregnant women. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Brihat Panchamoola during pregnancy.

Brihat Panchamoola is likely to be safe to consume by lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Brihat Panchamoola in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.

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