Parpatakarishtam is a liquid Ayurvedic medicine, used mainly in the treatment of anemia and liver disorders. It is also known as Parpatadyarishta. It contains 5 – 10 % of self generated alcohol in it. This self generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as a media to deliver water and alcohol soluble the active herbal components to the body.
Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Pandu Rogadhikara 12/386
12 – 24 ml. one or two times a day, usually advised after food.
If needed, it can be mixed with equal quantity of water.
It can be administered for a period of 4 – 6 weeks.
Udara – Ascites
Pandu – Anemia
Gulma – Abdominal tumor
Halimaka – chronic liver disease
Kamala – Jaundice
Yakrut Vruddhi – Hepatomegaly
Pleehavruddhi – Splenomegaly
Rakta vikara – Disorders due to imbalance of Pitta and vitiation of blood
Shotha – inflammatory conditions
Vishamajwara – chronic recurrent fever
Parpatakarishtam side effects and precautions:
Over-dosage is best avoided.
Store in a cool dry place.
Pregnant, lactating mothers and children should seek medical advice before taking this medicine.
Parpataka – Hedyotis corymbosa / Fumaria indica – 4.8 kg
It is added to 49.152 liters of water, boiled and reduced to 12.288 liters. Filtered.
This decoction is added with
Jaggery – 9.6 kg
Dhataki – Woodfordia fruticosa – 768 grams
48 grams of each of
Amruta – Tinospora cordifolia
Mustaka – Cyperus rotundus
Daruharidra – Berberis aristata
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Vyaghri – Solanum xanthocarpum
Duralabha – Fagonia cretica / Alhagi pseudalhagi
Chavya – Piper chaba
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Vidanga – Embelia ribes
Trikatu – Pepper, long pepper and ginger
Fermentation period – 1 month or above.
Shelf life – 10 years from the date of manufacture.
Manufacturers: Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala, Sitaram Ayurveda Pharmacy, Amrita Life, Bipha Drug Laboratories.