Introduction of Khadirishta 

Khadirishta is one of the Ayurvedic Medicine, which is popular to treat bacterial infections. It is prepared by using the age old technique of Fermentation. The results are usually observed in the blood, Intestine and the skin of a person. It is extremely beneficial toward skin diseases, Intestinal worms, Urticaria, Gout, Wounds, Tumors, Herpes and Blood disorders. The medicine is analyzed under the Arishta category of Ayurveda. Whereas, the Dosha effect is on VATA, AMA and Kapha effects are on a person’s body.

It acts on a person’s following problem

1. Skin problems

2. Itching

3. Blood problem

4. Intestinal problem

Ingredients of Khadirishta 

1. Misri 5 kg

2. Honey 10 kg

3. Dhataki flowers-800 grams

4. Pepper 160 grams

5. Clove 40 grams

6. Sheetal Mirch 40 grams

7. Nagkesar 40 grams

8. Elaichi 40 gram

9. Dalchini 40 gram

10.Tejpatta 40 gram 

Medicinal properties of Khadirishta 

1. Antiallergic

2. Antipruritics

3. Anthelmintic

4. Detoxifier

5. Digestive stimulant

6. Antimicrobial

7. Blood Purifier

Secondary Actions of Khadirishta 

1. Anti-gout

2. Antihistaminic

3. Antioxidant

4. Anti-inflammatory

5. Hepato-protective

Benefits/Uses of the medicine

AMA formulation helps to block the small micro channels of our body which results in formation of plague in the blood vessels of our body. This also results in poor supply of nutrition to the Skin tissues. The results are pretty visible on our skin. Also the main impact of AMA deals with any sort of skin disease and also reduces itching in any type of skin disease.

Acne and Pimples

Khadirishta is extremely effective in treating acne, especially the ones who carry dead skin cells in the form of cyst and lumps. It is helpful to eliminate such problems

It stops the bacterial growth in the form of acne and enhances the process of healing. The regular use of the medicine helps to purify our blood and also reduce the toxins produced in the process. The bacterial growth is inhibited completely, which eventually results in prevention of acne. The oil production due imbalance in hormones is stopped. The contents of the medicine like Babchi and Devdaru are released throughout the skin and thus prevents clogging of our pores

Dermatitis

Useful for following symptoms

1. Leaking Fluid out of our skin

2. Itching

3. Crust formation

4. Patches on the skin

5. Freckles

6. Scaly skin

Following herbs are also helpful when applied topically.

1. Neem

2. Turmeric

3. Daruhaldi

4. Chirayita

Dosage and Administration

For children, it is 5 to 10 ml

For adults, it is 10 to 20 ml

For geriatric age group, 10 to 20 ml is recommended

However, the maximum possible dosage is 60 ml

The medicine can be consumed with equal proportion of water

It must be had twice after every meal

Side effects

Reported side effects after consuming khadirishta are Heart Burn and Burning sensation. It is when water is not diluted with water while consuming.

Precaution

1. Must not be consumed by children, below the age of five

2. Pregnant women must not have this medicine

3. Lactating mothers need to consult doctors

Manufacture

The first group of herbs is taken and boiled with a specific quantity of water

After boiling it for a brief time, the mixture is reduced to only a quarter part and kashaya is obtained

It is then filtered and some sugar is added

It is mixed well and again, it is filtered

The rest of the contents are added to the mixture

The mixture is mixed well and kept aside in an airtight jar or container,

The mixture is kept in a room for a month, so the fermentation process takes place.

Expiry Date

10 years, but it is better to check the container itself.

In case the bottle is opened for use, it is better to use it in 2 months.

Brands

Sandu Khadirarishta 450ml

Baidyanath Khadirarishta 450 Ml

Kalera Khadirarishta 400 Ml

Zandu Khadirarishta 450 ml

SKM Khadirarishtam 450ml

Arya Vaidya Sala Khadirarishtam 450 ml

Kerala Ayurveda Khadirarishtam 450 ML

Khadirarishta by Multani 680 ML