Ashokarishtam is considered as a uterine tonic in treatment of several gynecological disorders heavy uterine bleeding, heavy menstrual periods, imbalanced female hormones, PCOS, menopausal osteoporosis, ovarian cyst and uterine polyps. It corrects abnormal uterine bleeding and dysmenorrhea.
Ashokarishta has stambhana (“stops the flow of”) action. It contricts the blood vessels of the uterus. This combination gives strength to the uterine musculature, relieves swelling and digests ama. It promotes hormonal balance and helps in conception.
This medicine can be safely taken during lactation.
- Ashoka (Saraca asoca)
- Guda (Jaggery)
- Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa)
- Shveta Jiraka (Cuminum cyminum)
- Mustaka (Cyperus rotundus)
- Sunthi (Zingiber officinale)
- Darvi (Berberis aristata)
- Utpala (Nymphaea stellata)
- Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
Bibhitaka (Terminalia bellerica)
Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
Amrasthi (Mangifera indica)
Jiraka (Cuminum cyminum)
Vasa (Adhatoda vasica)
Shveta Candana ( Santalum album)
Recommended diet and lifestyle while taking Ashokarishtam:
Take a bland diet without spice, Salt and Sour taste.
Avoid intake of alcohol, pickles, junk foods.
Avoid exposure to sun
20ml after food, twice a day or as directed by the physician.
Ashokarishtam works the best with :
- Kanchnaar Guggulu in uterine polyps
- Chandraprabha vati in PCOS
- yashtimadhu churna in menorrhagia
- yogaraja guggulu in dysmenorrhea
- Pushyanuga churna in Leucorrhea.
This medicine contains 3-9% self generated alcohol in it. Hence should be diluted according to the age and strength of each individual.
Ashokarishta is possibly safe and well-tolerated in most of the women. However some may experience acidity and heart burn.
Since the preparation contains jaggery, it should be taken by diabetics with caution.
It should not be taken during pregnancy.
It is always better to consult an ayurvedic physician before taking any ayurvedic medicine.