Ashokarishta is an Ayurvedic tonic strongly recommended for the physical health and hormonal well-being of women. Known as the ‘natural friend’ of a woman, Ashokarishta provides hormonal balance, improves reproductive health.
The vital ingredient in Ashokarishta tonic – Saraca Indica is mainly found in the bark of the Ashoka tree gets extracted in the form of a decoction. It is later mixed with coarsely powdered medicinal herbs like Dhataki, Musta, Haritaki, Amlaki along with jeera, jaggery, mango seeds, etc. The concoction later gets fermented, boiled and filtered, and made into a tonic that is rich in anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and rejuvenating properties.
Imbued with the powerful properties, this herbal concoction is extremely beneficial in treating heavy menstrual periods, heavy uterine bleeding, hormonal imbalance, uterine cyst, uterine polyps, and menopausal osteoporosis.
Key Components & Benefits:
Ashoka possesses strong analgesic, anti-inflammatory properties that promote skin health, while Dhataki exhibits healing properties.
Haritaki and Amlaki are two powerful herbs that have rejuvenating, antioxidant, and immune-boosting properties that promote overall health and well-being.
The precise therapeutic dosage may vary from person to person depending upon the age, severity, and condition of the patient. One must consult an ayurvedic doctor or practitioner, as he or she will thoroughly examine the indications and prescribe the effective dosage for the specific period.
The optimum therapeutic dosage is:
Adults: 1-2 tablespoon (15 to 30 ml) with an equal amount of water after meals.
Healing Benefits Of Ashokarishta
Treats Pelvic Inflammatory Disease:
The goodness of strong anti-inflammatory properties in Ashokarishta treats pelvic inflammatory disease while the powerful herbal components in Ashokarishta aid in preventing damage to the uterus, ovaries, and other reproductive organs.
Eases Menstrual Cramps:
Ashokarishta promotes uterine function, lowers contractions, and strengthens the uterus. The analgesic and anti-spasmodic properties help in easing menstrual pain. Furthermore, it is also beneficial in alleviating premenstrual symptoms like headaches, nausea, and vomiting.
Treats Menorrhagia, Metrorrhagia, And Menometrorrhagia:
Ayurveda strongly vouches for the use of this formulation in treating menorrhagia i.e. (heavy prolonged periods), metrorrhagia i.e. (excessive uterine bleeding), menometrorrhagia, and also the symptoms of PCOS. It regulates uterine functions and naturally reduces bleeding.
Ashokarishta is a magical tonic for the uterus. It treats dysmenorrhea (i.e. painful periods), strengthens the uterus, helps in easier removal of the uterine lining during menstruation, reducing blood clots during periods, hence preventing painful period cramps.
The richness of calcium and other minerals in Ashokarishta helps in keeping bone health intact. It prevents the depletion of important bone minerals, lowers the risk of osteoporosis, and strengthens the bones.
Ashokarishta is a wonderful blend of essential herbs like Ajaji, Guda, Chandhana, and Amrashti. This potent Ayurvedic tonic helps in promoting positive health and overall stamina in women.
Ashokarishta is a good source of fiber that enhances digestive health, promotes digestion, and to regulates bowel movement.
Being a potent digestive, it stimulates the secretion of digestive juices thereby increasing the absorption of essential nutrients and enhancing digestion.
Effect On Doshas:
The herbal ingredients of Ashokarishta balance the Pitta (i.e. fire and air) Doshas and effectively removes the AMA doshas (i.e. harmful toxins) from the body.
Ashokarishta does not show any side effects when taken under the supervision of an ayurvedic doctor but overdosage without consultation may cause indigestion, heavy bleeding, uterine contraction, vomiting or nausea, high blood pressure, acid reflux, constipation, irregular menstrual cycle, low blood sugar level, palpitation and burning sensation.
It is strictly advised not to be used by pregnant women or lactating mothers.