Posted On : 17 December, 2013
Jeerakadyarishtam is generally given as in post delivery care. It is considered as a uterine tonic as well as digestive stimulant. There are some symptoms common after delivery in most of women. These symptoms are anorexia, loss of appetite, weakness, burning sensation, indigestion, flatulence and abdominal distension. Jeerakadyarishtam can be very beneficial for treating these symptoms. In a nutshell, it normalizes digestive system.
Cumin or Cuminum cyminum is main ingredient in Jeerakadyarishtam. It has anti-inflammatory action especially for uterine muscles. Other important ingredients are Illicium verum, Woodfordia fruticosa, Cyperus rotundus, Myristica fragrans, Syzygium aromaticum, Zingiber officinale, Pogostemon cablin, Trachispermum roxburghianum, Cinnamomum verum, Mesua ferrea, Elettaria cardamomum, etc.
Main ingredient is cumin in Jeerakadyarishtam, which is digestive and carminative in action. Most of the other herbs present in Jeerakadyarishtam have approximate same action as of cumin. Jeerakadyarishtam is very beneficial in vata and pitta disorders as it allays pain and reduces burning sensation.
According to some modern experts, it is appetizer so it is well used in loss of appetite and other digestive problems such as indigestion or anorexia. Moreover, it aids in eliminations of toxins accumulated inside the body by improving liver metabolism as well as cellular metabolism.
It has anti-inflammatory action, which is mainly on soft tissues and muscles. Therefore, it alleviates pain and inflammation in stomatitis. It aids to reduce inflammation of uterus and remove toxins from it. Therefore, Jeerakadyarishtam is recommended by most of ayurvedic practitioners for post delivery care period. It also offers strength to lactating women and supports breast milk production.
Because most of the herbs used in Jeerakadyarishtam are hot in nature, it also keeps mother away from cold and infections and boosts immunity. Apart from these benefits, Jeerakadyarishtam is also used in the treatment of frequent passing of stools, diarrhoea; indigestion etc. It helps to improve digestion power. So all together post delivery it helps in normal involution of uterus, promotes lactation and immunity of the mother.
There is no side effects mentioned in ayurvedic texts or reported by clients as such from prescribed therapeutic dosage of this preparation. However, it is contraindicated in diabetes mellitus because of presence of jaggery. It is advisable that ayurvedic medicine and treatment are generally considered to be safe when taken under the supervision and guidance of an Ayurvedic Doctor, but rarely may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases. We recommend seeking urgent medical attention in the case of an adverse reaction.
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