Dashamoola- Ten Exceptional Ayurveda Roots
- ‘Dasha’ means ‘Ten’ and ‘Moola’ means ‘Roots’ in Sanskrit.
- Hence, Dashamoola is a concoction of 10 roots of certain Ayurvedic plants and is regarded as one of the most potent combinations in Ayurvedic knowledge.
- Out of the 10 roots, 5 are those of trees (Brihat Panchamoola) and the latter of shrubs (Laghu Panchamoola).
- ‘Brihat’ meaning ‘Big’, ‘Pancha’ meaning ‘Five’, ‘Laghu’ meaning ‘Small’
|1.||Bilva||Aegle marmelos||Brihat Panchamoola|
|2.||Agnimantha||Premna integrifolia||Brihat Panchamoola|
|3.||Shyonaka||Oroxylum indicum||Brihat Panchamoola|
|4.||Patala||Stereospermum suaveolens||Brihat Panchamoola|
|5.||Gambhari||Gmelina arborea||Brihat Panchamoola|
|6.||Brihati||Solanum indicum||Laghu Panchamoola|
|7.||Kantakari||Solanum xanthocarpum||Laghu Panchamoola|
|8.||Shalaparni||Desmodium gangeticum||Laghu Panchamoola|
|9.||Prishniparni||Uraria picta||Laghu Panchamoola|
|10.||Gokshura||Tribulus terrestris||Laghu Panchamoola|
Medical Properties of Dashamoola
|-Analgesic- Relieves pain||-Neuroprotective- Protects Nerves|
|-Anti-inflammatory- Relieves swelling||-Antioxidant|
|-Anti-spasmodic- Relieves involuntary contractions||-Digestive- Aids digestion|
|-Anti-arthritic- Relieves Arthritis||-Uterine tonic- Relieves gynecological disorders|
|-Lithontriptic- Dissolves Urinary Stones||-Aphrodisiac|
|-Anti-microbial- Fights microbes||-Anti-tussive- Relieves Cough|
Indications of Dashamoola
|-Respiratory symptoms like Cough, Breathing difficulties||-Rheumatoid Arthritis|
|-Bronchitis||-Urolithiasis (Urinary Stones)|
Contraindications of Dashamoola
Pregnant, breastfeeding and lactating women are advised caution and require medical supervision before consumption.
Popular Ayurvedic Formulations
CAUTION: All medications described here are being used solely for educational reasons. This does not replace seeking expert medical advice. Before using any drugs, please seek the advice of a licensed Ayurvedic practitioner. Please keep out of the reach of children.
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