Abhayarista – Ingredients, Uses, Dose and Side Effects

Abhayarista is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine, widely used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and constipation. It contains self generated alcohol upt 5 – 7 %. The alcohol acts as a medium for the active principles of herbs to dissolve. It is mainly indicated in piles and constipation.
Abhayarishta dosage:
12 – 24 ml. one or two times a day, usually advised after food.
If needed, equal quantity of water can be added before consumption.
How long to use?
Based on doctor’s prescription, this medicine can be used for several months.
Safe for kids?
Safe in lower doses for kids above 3 years of age. Accidental over-dosage should be strictly avoided.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Best to avoid during pregnancy. Can be taken during lactation period, after consulting doctor.
Abhayarista uses:
Useful in piles, hemorrhoids, relieves bloating, constipation. Improves digestion
Traditionally it is used in the treatment of –
Arsha – hemorrhoids
Udara Roga – gaseous distension of abdomen, ascites
Vibandha – constipation
Mutrabandha – difficulty in urination.

Abhayarishtam side effects: 
A very high single dosage of more than 50 ml may cause lose motion and stomach disturbances, stomach ache. 
Since it contains Colocynth as an ingredient, which is can cause abortion, it is best to avoid this medicine during pregnancy.
Abhayaristam ingredients: 
Abhaya (Haritaki – Terminalia chebula) – Fruit – 4.8 kg
Draksha (Dry grapes) – dried fruit – 2.4 kg
Vidanga (Embelia ribes) – Fruit – 480 grams
Madhuka (Madhuca indica) – Floewr – 480 g
Water for Kashayam – 49.152 liters
Boiled and Kashayam is reduced to 12.288 liters.
Jaggery – 4.8 kg
Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) – Fruit / whole plant – 96 g
Trivrit (Operculina turpethum) – Root – 96 g
Dhanyaka (Coriander)- Fruit – 96 g
Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa) – Flower – 96 g
Indravaruni (Citrullus colocynthis)- Root – 96 g
Chavya (Piper retrofractum)Stem – 96 g
Mishreya  (Foeniculum vulgare)- Fruit – 96 g
Shunti (ginger)- Rhizome – 96 g
Danti (Baliospermum montanum) – Root – 96 g
Mocharasa (Salmalia malabarica) Exudate – 96 g
Method of manufacturing:
five ingredients are taken in coarse powder form.
Added with water, boiled and reduced to 12.288 liters. Filtered.
This filtered Kashayam is added with  melted jaggery mixed thoroughly.
It is added with rest of the ingredients. Kept closed in air tight container and fermentation signs are observed. After achieving optimum fermentation, it is filtered and stored in clean air tight container.
Original verse explaining the product –
Abhayarishtam
Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Arsho Rogadhikara 9/175-180, AFI Part I 1:1
Expiry date: 10 years from the date of manufacture.
Storage: Store in a cool place in tightly closed amber coloured bottle, protect from light and moisture.
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Comments

  1. RAJEEV .N says:

    Is Abhyarishtam used for 1year old child for motion problem(motion is very tight) ?

  2. RAJEEV .N says:

    Whether Abhayarishtam or Mustharishtam is best for the above problem?

  3. I used to take Abhayarishtam along with Dasamoola kaduthrayam(DMK) from AVP. I started around Dec 2012 in India. I also used to take some vyoshadi vatakam. As you can see it was for stomach ailments along with breathing issues (sinus etc). So I used to take pre-prepared mix of Abhaya and DMK. SInce I had to leave for the USA I bough extra bottles of these separately.For whatever reason, for one month I felt extremely great full of energy(using pre-prepared medication).I even lost weight. Then I mixed these in equal quantities and used them.For some reason they did not work well again for me.
    Reason i mention the pre-prepared decoction might have nothing to do with it…or everything to do with it…or does efficacy of medication reduce with flight travel or due to cold weather? But ultimately my bowel issues are back so also my sinus issues.
    What could have caused it to work well initially and then not work?

  4. what is the expiry for this product? I have a bottle manufacture in June 2010. I stored it in Fridge so far. Can I use it now?

  5. how much time it will take to heal fissure ?

  6. gandhi namakkal says:

    its suitable for diabetic patients?

  7. Is it effective to treat coeliac a disease?

    • Hello Adam, It helps to some extent to improve nutrient absorption and for better formation of stools. But this can not be said as a standalone medicine for Coeliac disease. A combination of Ayurvedic medicine often leads to successful treatment.

  8. How much time should it be used to releave from piles problem?

    • Hi, the itching and pain should reduce within a week or two. the pile mass size reduction may take upto a month, based on particular condition. Other medicines along with this might be required.

  9. Sorry for the incomplete msg. I read inthis website,this tonic is used for piles etc. Will it help in weight reduction?

  10. Dr. Can i use mixture of dhasa + Jeera + Abhaya ristam for general health. if it is then what is the ratio of the mixture?

  11. Yogesh Mhaskar says:

    What precaution should be taken in meal while using for piles.
    ??

    • Completely avoid all spicy food for at least 1 month.
      Take more of radish, Yam, turmeric, brown rice, oats, Linseed oil, olive oil, cabbage, carrot, pumpkin, papaya, raisins (dry grapes), orange, dates.
      Restrict on potato and non veg food.
      Drink at least 2 liters of water per day (10 – 12 cups)
      Walking / Exercise for at least 10 – 15 minutes per day

  12. Bhanwar singh says:

    Sir i am serving in army doctor give me lactopill for constipation and lignox 2percent gel used over fissure and inside.can i use abhayarishta…will lignox is effective

    • Dear sir, assuming that you do not have diabetes, you can take Abhayarishta in a dose of 3 teaspoons twice a day for 4 weeks. Lignox gel will help in reducing the burning, itching and pain sensation.

      • Sir surgery from military hospital is better or ayurvedic surgery is better what should i do?

        • Sir,
          I hv been suffering from constipation for long time back…I had external piles before which are cured nw ..bt nw a days my bowel movement is irregular(from july 2013 too till date)….constipation and so I m feeling sm pain inside da anus(from last month)..there is no bleeding, but I m feeling little growth inside da wall of anus which I can feel by inserting finger..it is not causing any trouble…but irritates/pain during defication with constipation…. one auurvedic doctor prescribed me to take Abhayarista of Bajrang brand.. so, please help me if I can use this brand and how long can I use the same?Thanks…waiting for ur quick response…
          Dhritiman. .

          • Hi Dhritiman,
            Assuming that you’re not diabetic, you can use this. But if you can consult an Ayurveda doctor, a perfect treatment plan can be laid out.

  13. Hi Sir,

    I came across the info on Abhayarishta. My wife have been prescribed with this medicine along with Aravindasavam, Dhanwanthram gulika and Gopichandanadi gulika, morning and night after food, for constipation problems. However, we are trying to conceive at the moment and wanted to know if any of these medicines will have a negative impact?

    • Hi, all the four are quite safe to take in pre-conception period. Please stop them soon after periods are missed / pregnancy is confirmed and for further advice, do as per advice of her gynecologist. I wish you both success :)

  14. I am suffering from constipation and lack of bowel movements for several months now. What dosage of Abhayarishta should I take and when? Can it be taken without mixing it with water?

  15. Ashim kumar Shome says:

    I am diabetic.yet I am using abhayaristtra 2 times daily.Pl prescribe sugar free medicine for costipation.

  16. churaman says:

    Dear sir ,
    i churaman kumar ,piles patient please Advice me, abhayarist syrup. better or not to this time .

  17. My 18 year old son is passing through constipation since long. Abhyarisht is suggested by one of my BAMS. Should i Give him for long time ?” and for how long?

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