Bhaishajya Ratnavali 14/73-76, Sharanghar Samhita (M.kh.A.10) (Rajyakshma Chikitsa)
Draksharishtam is an Ayurvedic fermented medicine, used mainly in the treatment of respiratory and intestinal disorders. Draksha refers to Raisin (Dry grapes), which is the main ingredient of this product
S.No. Sanskrit Name Botanical/English Name Parts
1 Draksha Vitis vinifera 50
2 Gur Jaggery 200
3 Tvak Cinnamomum zeylanicum 1
4 Ela Elettaria cardamomum 1
5 Tejpatra Cinnamomum iners 1
6 Nagakeshar Mesua ferrea 1
7 Priyangu Callicarpa macrophylla 1
8 Maricha Piper nigrum 1
9 Pippali piper longum 1
10 Vidanga Embelia ribes 1
Pharmacology: Cardiac tonic and expectorant
Indication: Cough, Asthma and general weakness. Used in palpitation of heart with Dabur Arjunarishta.
Urakshata – useful in chest injury
Kshaya – tuberculosis, chronic respiratory diseases, weight loss
Kasa – cold, cough
Shwasa – Asthma
Galamayan – throat infection / throat disorders
Balakrut – improves strength
Malashodhana – cleanses intestines.
Dose: 1 to 2-table spoonful (15 to 30ml) with equal quantity of water after meals or as directed by the physician.