Asokarishtam uses: It is used in Ayurveda treatments for many diseases like Pain menstruation, heavy periods, fever, bleeding disorders such as nasal bleeding, bleeding hemorrhoids, inflammation, indigestion and lack of taste.
Effects on Tridoshas: Balances Pitta Dosha.
1. It is usually prescribed by many Ayurvedic doctors for treating menstrual irregularities. If you have severe bleeding then Ashokarishtam may be helpful for you, but if you do have irregular prolonged cycle, then it is not a good idea to take this product. It is only helpful in short menstrual cycle and in heavy menstrual bleeding.
2. Though it is used primarily in female complaints, it is also useful in many other diseases as mentioned above.
3. Ashokarisht contains about 5 &ndash 10 % of self generated natural 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. Other traditional uses of Ashokarishta &ndash
Asrigdhara &ndash heavy menstrual bleeding
Ruja &ndash useful in dysmenorrhoea &ndash painful periods
Jwara &ndash fever
Raktapitta &ndash bleeding disorders like nasal bleeding
Arsha &ndash bleeding hemorrhoids
Mandagni &ndash low digestion strength
Aruchi &ndash anorexia, lack of taste in food
Dose: 5 &ndash 10 ml, once or twice a day, after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. Those with irritation in the stomach can take this with equal quantity of water.