All you need to know about Ashokarishta

All you need to know about Ashokarishta

Are you experiencing heavy uterine bleeding, irregular menstrual periods, imbalanced hormones, menopausal osteoporosis, and ovarian cyst? If yes, then you must need attention. These are gynecological diseases with which women commonly suffer. These diseases may become worse if not treated on time. If you have any of these gynecological problems, then Ayurveda has a solution for you. Yes, you read it right.

An Ayurvedic medicine, Ashokarishta, is a cure for gynecological diseases. Don't think you are alone in this because you are not. Many women have tried Ashokarishta. You can call Ashokarishta ``natural friend' of a woman. It is strongly suggested for the physical overall  health as well as for the hormonal balance of women. 

There are a lot of details you don't want to miss about this fantastic Ayurvedic medicine. If yes, don't forget to scroll down.

What is Ashokarishta?

Ashokarishta is an Ayurvedic medicine that is used to treat various women-related health issues. For example, it helps manage heavy menstrual bleeding, nourishes the uterus, decreases inflammation, enhances ovaries functionalities, and increases the appetite. Apart from this, it helps in boosting the immunity of women.

How is it prepared?

You will be amazed to know that this Ayurvedic medicine in India is a blend of the Ashoka tree bark and other fourteen herbs. Do you want to know about these herbs? Here is the list of these other fourteen herbs for you.


  1. Jaggery 
  2. Vibhitaki 
  3. Haritaki 
  4. Mango Seed 
  5. Kalonji 
  6. Mustak Roots 
  7. Ginger Rhizome 
  8. Sandalwood 
  9. Dhataki Flowers
  10. Indian Gooseberry
  11. Daruharidra 
  12. Utpala Flowers 
  13. Adulsa 
  14. Cumin Seed
  15. Amla 
  16. Ashwagandha

Nutrients Present in Ashokarishta 

Ashokarishta is a bunch of various nutrients like carbohydrates, tannins, glycosides, flavonoids, alkaloids, etc. These nutrients help you to save from several health problems.

Healing Properties of Ashokarishta 

Ashokarishta has many healing properties that will blow your mind. So let's have a look at these properties.

Ashokarishta acts as an anti-inflammatory.

- It is the best digestive tonic.

- It has anti-cancer properties.

- It increases hemoglobin levels in the body.

- It has carminative properties.

- It has mild estrogenic properties also.

Benefits of Ashokarishta

Dabur Ashokarishta is a package of multiple benefits. Let's have a look.

Relieves Menstrual Cramps

Relieves Cramps

It is a uterine tonic. It promotes uterine functions and lowers contractions. Ashokarishta supports the careful removal of the uterine lining during menstruation and stops ischemia. Ischemia means there is an insufficient blood supply to the uterus. It is how Ashokarishta reduces menstrual cramps. 

Not only menstrual cramps but premenstrual symptoms seem like never-ending pain. Ashokarishta also helps lighten premenstrual symptoms like headaches, nausea, and vomiting.

Menorrhagia, Metrorrhagia & Menometrorrhagia

Ashokarishta is used to treat Menorrhagia, Metrorrhagia & Menometrorrhagia. Let me introduce these conditions to you.

  1. Menorrhagia is a condition of unusually heavy or continued periods. Ashokarishta works well for women who are suffering from this condition.

  2. Metrorrhagia is a situation of persistent and excessive uterine bleeding. It is not due to monthlies. The reason behind excessive uterine bleeding is different here.

  3. Menometrorrhagia is a condition where excessive uterine bleeding occurs at the usual time of menstrual periods and other irregular intervals. It is a combination of both states; menorrhagia and metrorrhagia.

Treats PCOS

Treats PCOS

Ashokarishta helps to manage PCOS. PCOS means Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. The way it is used for every condition is different. So it would be best if you use it carefully. 

If you are facing heavy bleeding and irregular periods, then Ashokarishta can be helpful for you.

Did you know that Ashokarishta influences the endocrine system? Due to hormonal imbalance, PCOS causes facial hair growth, acne, and weight gain. But Ashokarishta with Chandraprabha Vati can do wonders to your hormonal level. It helps to normalize the hormone levels and manages all PCOS symptoms. But don't forget the condition of its use. It matters a lot.

Menopausal Osteoporosis


During menopause, women's bone mineral loss starts befalling. If you don't pay heed on time, it could result in osteoporosis. So please start getting treatment for it.

You might not be knowledgeable of the fact that Ashokarishta is rich in calcium and other minerals. As a result, it aids in maintaining bone
health. Ashokarishta avoids the reduction of essential bone minerals and lessens the risk of osteoporosis.

Ashokarishta for Weight Loss

Weight Loss

There is no trace that Ashokarishta is an excellent choice for losing weight. There is no such information present in the books. 

Still, Ashokarishta has some ayurvedic properties and anti-inflammatory properties that help in weight loss. You check the below-given points to know more.

Ashokarishta can help to lose some Kgs if you are overweight and have the pitta body type.

It cures irregular menstruation and massive bleeding issues. In addition to its benefits, it reduces the increased pitta dosha and balances the other dosha, resulting in weight loss or weight gain. You may experience reduced body weight if you are obese or overweight and gain bodyweight if you are underweight.

Side-Effects of Ashokarishta

Being an Ayurvedic tonic, Ashokarishta has various health benefits. Still, it would be best to use it precisely because it has a few side effects.

  1. A hypertension patient should consult their healthcare provider first. And should not take Ashokarishta without a doctor's advice. A disclaimer is that if taken without a doctor's advice, can cause constipation or can be as serious as dysmenorrhea.

  2. For diabetic people, it can be harmful because it has a small amount of jaggery in it. So be careful!

  3. For pregnant women and lactating women, Ashokarishta can be harmful.

  4. It can upset your stomach and cause acidity if you consume it in large quantities.

  5. The excessive use of Ashokarishta can influence the menstruation cycle.

The Recommended Dosage of Ashokarishta 


The prescribed dosage of Baidyanath Ashokarishta is around 10 ml to 20 ml twice or thrice a day. However, if you have massive bleeding, your doctor can suggest you raise the dosage of Ashokarishta.

Before you consume Ashokarishta syrup, please read the instructions given on the leaflet. If you are consuming it in the wrong way, it can adversely affect your body. Consuming it in the right way and with the right thing is crucial. You cannot drink it with alcohol. Always consume it with an equal quantity of water. Ashokarishta is a natural friend of women if used in the right way.

I'm sure this write-up gives you hope to cure various women's health-related issues that seemed impossible to fix. If you feel any problem after using Ashokarishta, please contact your doctor.

Authored by: Vijeta Rana

About the Author: Vijeta Rana is a Wellness and Fitness Blogger from Punjab, India.

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