About Dhootapapeshwar Jeerakadyarishta
Jeerakadyarishta is an Ayurvedic medicine used for the management of symptoms arising during the postnatal period. Most women develop weakness, stress, and anxiety after delivery, which can have a serious effect on their general health. Jeerakadyarishta can help in treating these symptoms and thus, promotes the mental and physical health of these women. Jeerakadyarishta is also called Jeerakadyarishtam or Jirakadyarishtam.This medicine is prepared from powerful herbs that have been used since centuries as a tonic for the female reproductive system. These herbs possess medicinal properties, which allow a woman in the postnatal period to manage this stressful period with ease.
Ingredients For Dhootapapeshwar Jeerakadyarishta
- Jeera (Cumin Seeds) – Cuminum Cyminum
- Jaggery (Gur)
- Dhataki – Woodfordia Fruticosa
- Sonth (dried ginger root) – Zingiber Officinale
- Jaiphal (Nutmeg) – Myristica Fragrans
- Mustak (Nut Grass) – Cyprus Rotundus
- Dalchini (Cinnamon) – Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
- Tejpata (Indian Bay Leaf) – Cinnamomum Tamala
- Elaichi (Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum
- Nagkesar – Mesua Ferrea
- Ajwain (Carom Seeds) -Trachyspermum Ammi
- Kababchini (Kankola) – Piper Cubeba
- Laung (Clove) – Syzygium Aromaticum
Therapeutic Indications For Dhootapapeshwar Jeerakadyarishta
- Debility after delivery
- Poor appetite
- Body pains
- Fever & Infections
- Loss of appetite
- Mouth ulcers
- Acid peptic disorders – hyperacidity, heartburn, indigestion, GERD etc.
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Insomnia linked with IBS
- Abdominal pains with burning sensation
Traditional health benefits of Dhootapapeshwar Jeerakadyarishta
- Sootikamaya – After delivery complications in the mother like, fever, indigestion, cough, cold, etc.
- Grahani – Malabsorption syndrome, IBS
- Atisara – Diarrhea
- Vahni Vikruti – digestive disorders
- Asthma, loss of voice, hiccup and sprains.
- All vata disorders.
Benefits & Medicinal Uses Dhootapapeshwar Jeerakadyarishta
Jeerakadyarishta is a digestive tonic for all and uterine tonic and detoxifier for women. Some of its benefits are as follows.
Dashmularishta (Dasamoolarishtam) is the main medicine for postpartum fever and infections, but it is contraindicated when a woman has heartburn, burning sensation, heat sensation in hands and feet, and other Pitta symptoms. If the patient has Pitta symptoms, then Jeerakadyarishta is a good choice for her. However, it works well if fever is low-grade and develops into a chronic disease/infection. In acute cases, it may not be beneficial. In chronic cases, many women have complaints of laziness, malaise, stiffness, diarrhea, abdominal pain, excessive thirst etc., and then it is highly recommendable along with other medicines as recommended by a physician.
Like Dashmularishta, Jeerakadyarishta is also beneficial for increasing the strength and reducing the debility and physical exhaustion after the delivery. It supports joints and muscles, reduces stress and pain, and improves the feeling of general well-being.
Jeerakadyarishta works well in diarrhea accompanies with heat sensation, burning sensation, stools with mucus content, and foul smelly stools. Along with Kutajadi Vati or Kutajghan Vati, it gives good results.
Loss of Appetite
Jeerakadyarishta has an appetizer and digestive stimulant action, which helps to improves the appetite and increases the bioavailability of nutrients from the food by enhancing digestive capacity and absorption.
Low Milk Supply
Jeerakadyarishta increases the breast milk production due to cumin’s galactagogue action and improves the quality of the milk by preventing and treating STANYA DUSTI.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jeerakadyarishta is beneficial when a patient has loose stools with mucus in the stool as the main problem along with bloating, gas, burning, insomnia (sleeplessness) and mild abdominal pain.
Since the main ingredient of Jeerakadyarishta is cumin, which is known for improving digestion and reducing the abdominal discomfort and bloating, this medicine is considered highly beneficial in the management of gastrointestinal diseases. It detoxifies the body and ensures elimination of toxic products accumulated in the body. Jeerakarishtam is also used to reduce the frequent passing of stools, and indigestion. It can be used in relieving the symptoms of Malabsorption syndrome, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Dosage & Administration For Dhootapapeshwar Jeerakadyarishta
The general dosage of Jeerakadyarishta is as follows.
- 5 to 10 ml (1-2 tsp) twice a day after meal with equal amount of water