Dashmool Haritki

INGREDIENT                                 PART                                                INDICATION                                 DOSAGE

dasamula kasaya
harad
guda
dalchini
ela
tejpatra
shunthi
kalimirch
pippali
yava sukajayavaksara
ksaudra

3.072 l
100
4.8 kg
48 gm
48 gm
48 gm
48 gm
48 gm
48 gm
12 gm
384 gm

sopha (oedema)
arocaka (anorexia)
gara-udara roga
gulma
pliharoga (spleenic disoders)
vaivarnya (hypopigmentation)
mutrakriccha (dysuria)
sukradosa (seminal disoders)
svasa (asthma)
jvara (fever)
meha
karsya (emaciation)
raktapitta (epistaxis)
amavata (rheumatoid arthritis)

6 to 12 gm

Method of Preparation

These preparations generally have
1) kasaya or other liquids,
2) jaggery, sugar or sugar-candy,
3) powders or pulps of certain drugs; and
4) ghee or oil and honey.
Jaggery, sugar or sugar-candy is dissolved in the liquid and strained to remove the foreign particles. This solutioin is boiled over a moderate fire. When the paka is thready when pressed between two fingers or when it sinks in water without getting easily dissolved, it should be removed from the fire. Fine powders of drugs are then added in small quantities and stirred continuously and vigorously to forma homogenous mixture. Ghee or oil, if mentioned, is added while the preparations are still hot and mixed well. Honey, if mentioned is added when the preparation is cool and mixed well.

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