Kutajarishta Ayurvedic Medicine In Australia, Melbourne
Kutajarishta is an Ayurvedic medicine prepared from process of fermentation. It is useful in diarrhoea, chronic dysentery, abdominal pain, and anorexia, Painful spasm of the anal sphincter, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Ingredients of Kutajarishta
Holarrhena antidysenterica is a main ingredient, which gives anti-dysentery and anti-diarrhoeal properties to Kutajarishtam. Other ingredients are Woodfordia fruticosa, Madhuca indica, Gmelina arborea and Vitis vinifera etc.
Pharmacological action of Kutajarishta
Kutajarishta pacifies kapha and pitta humour as per Ayurveda. It reduces inflammation of intestinal mucosa and acts anti-diarrheal and anti-dysentery agent. It also stops bleeding in ulcerative colitis and reduce frequency of motion.
Moreover, it has antibacterial and anti-microbial properties by it does not only helpful in stopping excessive motions but also beneficial to eradicate infections.
It is anti-spasmodic and mainly works on anal sphincter. It aids relaxation of anal sphincter. Therefore, it is useful in painful spasm of the anal sphincter or tenesmus.
Uses and indications of Kutajarishta
Amoebic and bacillary dysentery
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Fever due to abdominal infection
Bleeding disorders of intestine
Bleeding per rectum
Tenesmus - painful spasm of the anal sphincter
Side effects of Kutajarishta
There is no recorded or noted adverse effect of Kutajarishtam. However, it is contraindicated in constipation because of antisecretory effect. Excess use of Kutajarishtam may lead to constipation so take only recommended dose.
Dr. Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. In Australia he pursued post graduate degree in mental health from La Trobe University, Melbourne (Australia). He has worked as associated Nurse Unit Management in Eastern Healths, Melbourne for 9 years. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More