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Dantyarishta

Dantyarishta (Dantyarishtam) has digestive action. It improves digestion and assimilation of the food. It improves appetite and reduces gas formation in the gut. It is useful in cases of malabsorption syndrome, constipation, non-bleeding piles or hemorrhoids, anemia, and anorexia.

The reference —

जलद्रोणे पचेद् दन्तीं दशमूलवराग्निकान् |
पालिकान् पादशेषेतु क्षिपेद् गुडतुलां परं ||
पूर्ववत्सर्वमस्यस्यादनुलोमतरस्त्वयं |
पश्चात्सशीलितोरिष्टः करोत्यग्निं निहन्ति च ||
गुदज ग्रहणि पाण्डु कुष्टोदरगर ज्वरान् |
श्वयथुप्लीहहृद्रोगगुल्मयक्ष्मवमि कृमीन् ||

jaladrōṇē pacēd dantīṁ daśamūlavarāgnikān |
pālikān pādaśēṣētu kṣipēd guḍatulāṁ paraṁ ||
pūrvavatsarvamasyasyādanulōmatarastvayaṁ |
paścātsaśīlitōriṣṭaḥ karōtyagniṁ nihanti ca ||
gudaja grahaṇi pāṇḍu kuṣṭōdaragara jvarān |
śvayathuplīhahr̥drōgagulmayakṣmavami kr̥mīn ||

The Contents —

  • Danti — Baliospermum montanum
  • Bilva — Aegle Marmelos
  • Agnimantha — Premna integrifolia
  • Shyonaka — Oroxylum Indicum
  • Patala – Stereospermum Suaveolens
  • Gambhari — Gmelina Arborea
  • Brihati — Solanum Indicum
  • Kantakari – Solanum Xanthocarpum
  • Shalaparni – Desmodium Gangeticum
  • Prishnaparni – Uraria Picta
  • Gokshura – Tribulus Terrestris
  • Chitraka mula — Plumbago Zeylanica
  • Amalaki — Emblica Officinalis
  • Bibhitaki – Terminalia Bellirica
  • Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula
  • Jala
  • Gur — Jaggery
  • Dhataki — Woodfordia Fruticosa

Indications —

  • Malabsorption syndrome
  • Constipation
  • Non-bleeding piles or hemorrhoids
  • Anemia
  • Anorexia
  • Loss of appetite
  • Flatulence and intestinal gas
  • Bloating

Dosage —

  • Children — 2.5 to 5 ml
  • Adults — 10 to 20ml

Doses — Twice a day with equal amount of water
Best Time to Take — After Food

Side Effects —

  • There are no side effects known

Contraindications —

  • Pregnancy
  • Acid Reflux and GERD
  • Gastritis
  • Heartburn
  • Hyperacidity
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases – ulcerative colitis
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Vertigo
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