Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam is an ayurvedic classical medicine mainly used mainly for reducing cough and dyspnea occurring due to lung’s diseases or respiratory disorders. It is likely to have a hot potency and reduces mucus production (pacifies Kapha Dosha). Therefore, it is best for patients suffering from excess production of mucus. It occurs in diseases like catarrh and bronchitis. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and acts bronchodilator. It promotes a proper airflow to the lungs, so it eases a patient in breathing problems.
In addition these, it is also beneficial for pain disorders. It is helpful in chest pain occurring due to excess gas in alimentary tract and back ache. Dashmool ingredients in this Kashayam (decoction) provide relief from pain and stiffness occurring in pain disorders, especially lumbar pain.
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Ingredients
|Aegle Marmelos – Bilva (Indian Bael)||1 Part|
|Premna Serratifolia (Premna Mucronata & Premna Integrifolia) – Agnimantha (Arani)||1 Part|
|Oroxylum Indicum – Shyonaka||1 Part|
|Stereospermum Suaveolens – Patala||1 Part|
|Gmelina Arborea – Gambhari (Beech wood/Kasmari)||1 Part|
|Solanum Indicum – Brihati (Indian Nightshade)||1 Part|
|Solanum Xanthocarpum – Kantakari||1 Part|
|Desmodium Gangeticum – Shalaparni||1 Part|
|Uraria Picta – Prishnaparni||1 Part|
|Tribulus Terrestris – Gokshura||1 Part|
|Zingiber Officinale – Dried Ginger (Sonth)||1 Part|
|Piper Nigrum – Black Pepper (Kali Mirch)||1 Part|
|Piper Longum – Long Pepper (Pippali)||1 Part|
|Adhatoda Vasica – Vasaka (Adulsa) – Malabar Nut||1 Part|
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam acts as mucolytic, antitussive, appetizer, analgesic and anti-inflammatory. It reduces mucus production in the lungs and mitigates inflammation in the airways and lungs. It is best when a patient coughing up excess phlegm and wants to get rid of excessive phlegm. In most cases, it occurs in the morning (during Kapha time) and reduces during noon (Pitta time). If such conditions are seen, then Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashaya can be used.
- Digestive Stimulant
- Uterine Detoxifier
Ingredients in Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam pacify Kapha and Vata Aggravation but may aggravate Pitta Dosha.
|DOSHA KARMA (Effect on Humors)||Pacifies KAPHA DOSHA & VATA DOSHA and likely to increase PITTA DOSHA|
|Organs Effect||Mainly Lungs, and then Stomach, Intestine, Nerves, Muscles, Bones & Joints|
|Main Indication||Cough & dyspnea|
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam mainly works on KAPHA DOSHA, the secondary action of Dasamoola Katutrayadi Kashaya observed on VATA DOSHA. Therefore, Dasamulakatutrayadi is most suitable for individuals with KAPHA and VATA dominant symptoms.
Dasamulakatutrayadi may not be suitable for patients with PITTA manifestations.
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam is indicated for a cough and dyspnea with excess mucus production occurring in following conditions:
- Acute and chronic bronchitis
- Respiratory infections
- Cold and flu
- Asthma (triggering during seasonal change, especially during start of winters or cold season)
Dosage & Administration
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam is available in three preparations:
- Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Churna
- Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Liquid
- Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Tablets
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Churna
If you are using Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Churna, then take 60 grams churna in 960 ml water. Boil to reduce it 120 ml Dasamulakatutrayadi liquid. The dosage is 30 to 60 ml.
|The general dosage of Decoction (Kwath) prepared with Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Churna is as follows.|
|Children||15 to 30 ml *|
|Adults||30 to 60 ml *|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||120 ml Per Day (in divided doses)|
|* Twice a day|
|Best Time to Take: Before Food|
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Liquid
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Liquid is readymade concentrated decoction and can be used in the following dosage.
|The general dosage of Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam readymade Liquid is as follows.|
|Children||2.5 to 10 ml Twice a day|
|Adults||5 to 15 ml Twice a day|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||30 ml Per Day (in divided doses)|
|Adjuvant: With 4 times boiled and cooled water and 2 teaspoons of honey added in this.|
|Best Time to Take: Before Food|
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Tablets
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Tablets are the extract tablets of the NAME decoction.
|The general dosage of Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam Tablets is as follows.|
|Children||1 tablet Twice a day|
|Adults||2 tablets Twice a day|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||4 tablets Per Day (in divided doses)|
|Best Adjuvant: warm water and 2 teaspoons of honey added to it.|
|Best Time to Take: 30 minutes Before Food|
|Note: The dosage is according to 1000 mg tablet of Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam.|
The best adjuvant for Dasamula Katutrayadi Kashayam is honey. You can add honey in warm water if you are taking it in tablet form.
All available forms of Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam are considerably safe and well-tolerated in most individuals when Dasamulakatutrayadi formulations are taken in the recommended dosage under the supervision of an ayurvedic physician. Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashaya is well suitable for people having Kapha and Vata dominance in symptoms.
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam can cause following side effects:
- Burning sensation in the abdomen
- Reeling sensation (rare)
- Restlessness (rare)
These side effects occur only if it is unwisely used in patients suffering from diseases with Pitta manifestation. If it is used wisely in patients with aggravated or increased Kapha manifestation, it is likely to be safe.
Pregnancy & Lactation
The safety profile of Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam is not well established for pregnant women. However, some ingredients used in Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashaya have hot potency, which should be avoided during pregnancy or you should consult an ayurvedic physician before using Dasamulakatutrayadi formulations during pregnancy.
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kashayam is likely to be safe to consume by lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Dasamulakatutrayadi Kwatham in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.
- Arya Vaidya Sala Kottakkal
- Arya Vaidya Nilayam (AVN) Ayurveda Formulations
- Ashoka pharmaceuticals
- AVP Coimbatore
- Kerala Ayurveda Pharmacy Ltd
- Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Group