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Aragwadharishtam-uses, dosage, side effects and ingredients

Posted On : 14 December, 2013

Treatment For Stomach Ulcer - Aragwadharishtam 





Aragwadharishtam is ayurvedic medicine used for skin diseases. It has ulcer and wound healing properties so it is also prescribed in non-healing ulcers. Furthermore, it acts as blood purifier and has mild laxative properties. It reduces inflammation and edema of soft tissues especially due to skin diseases.



Main Ingredients of Aragwadharishtam



Golden shower tree or Purging cassia is main ingredient of Aragwadharishtam. Botanically, it is cassia fistula and widely used in children to get rid of constipation and hard stool. It is safely used in children’s digestive or gas problems as well.



Pharmacological action of Aragwadharishtam



The pharmacological action of Aragwadharishtam depends on its main ingredient that is Cassia fistula. It pacifies vata and pitta humor. It acts as cooling agent as well. Therefore, it is beneficial in abdominal pain due to excessive heat or excessive production of gastric juices.



It reduces acidic irritation by soothing stomach wall. Due to this medicinal property, it is also useful in heartburn and GERD. Furthermore, Aragwadharishtam is strengthening agent for intestines and restore intestinal natural functions by soothing inner layers of intestines.  It is purgative in its action so it eases defecation.



Aragwadharishtam has Anthelmintic, larvicidal and Antibacterial activities. Therefore, it is used in wide variety of infectious diseases. However, it is more effective in skin infections and inflammatory diseases of skin and connective tissues.



 Aragwadharishtam has antipyretic action so it is also helpful in fever. Antipyretic action of Aragwadharishtam is due its action against toxins and microbes. It aids in proper excretion of accumulated toxins. It also acts as bactericidal and antimicrobial agent. However, it has good action when fever is associated with any skin disease.



Uses and indications of Aragwadharishtam




  1. Eczema
  2. Wounds
  3. Non-healing ulcers
  4. Acne vulgaris
  5. Vitiligo (Leukoderma)
  6. Gout or hyperuricemia
  7. Constipation
  8. Burning sensation in abdomen and heartburn
  9. Abdominal pain
  10. Fever



Side effects of Aragwadharishtam 



Yet, no patient has complained about side effects of Aragwadharishtam. Therefore, it will be considered well tolerable and safe as compared to other competitive conventional or allopathic medicines. However, it is contraindicated in diarrhea due to its laxative action.




  1. Saharayogam
  2. Dravya guna vijana




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MD Alternative Medicine

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