Lakshmanarishtam is a liquid Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of gynecological disorders. It contains 5 – 10 % of self generated alcohol. The alcohol, along with water acts as media for the herbal active principles.
Lakshmanarishtam uses –
It is useful in treating menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, irregular periods and heavy periods.
Lakshmanarishtam side effects:
High dose may cause amenorrhoea and gastric irritation.
This medicine is not indicated in the treatment of amenorrhoea.
It is safe to use in women trying for conception.
Dose: – 15 – 20 ml, once or twice a day, before or after food, as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. If the taste feels too strong, it can be mixed with equal quantity of water, just before administration.
It can be used for a period of 1 – 2 months.
Shelf life – 10 years from the date of manufacture.
Lakshmanarishtam Ingredients, method of preparation:
Lakshmana – Annona muricata Linn. / Ipomoea sepiaria – 4.8 kg
It is added with 49.152 liters of water, boiled and reduced to 12.288 liters, filtered.
To this water decoction, following ingredients are added.
Jaggery – 9.6 kg
Dhataki – Woodfordia fruticosa – 768 grams
48 grams each of
Musta – Cyperus rotundus
Madhuka – Madhuca longifolia
Bala – Sida cordifolia
Phalatraya – Triphala – Haritaki, Vibhitaki and Amla
Nisha – Turmeric
Daruharidra – Tree turmeric – Berberis aristata
Jeeraka – Cumin seeds
Chandana – Sandalwood
Raktachandana – Pterocarpus marsupium
Ajamoda – Celery
Yavani – Bishop’s weed
Bilva – Aegle marmelos
All the ingredients are kept closed in an air tight container for 1 month, then filtered.
Sitaram Ayurveda Pharmacy, TriHealth, Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala
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