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Jeerakarishtam

Jeerakarishtam is an ayurvedic medicine which is used for the treatment of all gastric disorders and as a uterine tonic post-pregnancy. Jeerakarishtam helps to detoxify the body for the overall health improvement, improves liver metabolism and boosts the immune system.


The Reference Shloka —

जीरकस्य तुलाद्वन्द्वं चतुर्द्रोणी जलेपचेत् |
द्रोणशेषे क्षिपेत्तत्र तुलात्रयमितं गुडं ||
धातकीं षोदशपलां शुण्ठी च द्विपलोन्मितां |
जातीफलं मुस्तकं च चातुर्जातं यवानिकां ||
तक्कोलं देवपुष्पं च पलमानेन निक्षिपेत् |
मासं संस्थापयेद् भाण्डे मृत्तिकापरिनिर्मिते ||
ततः कल्कान् विनिर्हृत्य पाययेत्कर्षमात्रया |
अरिष्टो जीरकाद् योयं निहन्त्यात्सूतिकामयान् ||
ग्रहणिमतीसारं च तथा वह्नैश्चैवकृतिं ||

jīrakasya tulādvandvaṁ caturdrōṇī jalēpacēt |
drōṇaśēṣē kṣipēttatra tulātrayamitaṁ guḍaṁ ||
dhātakīṁ ṣōdaśapalāṁ śuṇṭhī ca dvipalōnmitāṁ |
jātīphalaṁ mustakaṁ ca cāturjātaṁ yavānikāṁ ||
takkōlaṁ dēvapuṣpaṁ ca palamānēna nikṣipēt |
māsaṁ sansthāpayēd bhāṇḍē mr̥ttikāparinirmitē ||
tataḥ kalkān vinirhr̥tya pāyayētkarṣamātrayā |
ariṣṭō jīrakād yōyaṁ nihantyātsūtikāmayān ||
grahaṇimatīsāraṁ ca tathā vahnaiścaivakr̥tiṁ ||

The Ingredients

  • Jeeraka — Cuminum cyminum
  • Jala
  • Guda — Jaggery
  • Dhataki — Woodfordia fruticosa
  • Sunthi — Zingiber officinale
  • Jatiphala — Myristica Fragrans
  • Musta — Cyprus Rotundus
  • Chaturjataka — Twak (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum) + Patra (Cinnamonum tamala) + Ela (Elatteria cardamum) + Nagakesara (Messua ferrea)
  • Yavani — Trachyspermum ammi
  • Takkola — Piper Cubeba
  • Devapushpa (Lavanga) — Syzygium Aromaticum

Indications of Jeerakarishtam

  • Sutika Roga
  • Grahani — Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Atisara — Diarrhea
  • Agni Vikara

Dosage —

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

When to take — Immediately after meal with equal amount of water

Side effects — No known Side effects

Contra indications —

  • During Pregnancy

Reference — Sahasra Yoga Arishta Prakarana 05

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