Jeerakarishta is an Ayurvedic medicine for post-delivery care. It helps to improve strength of the mother, after delivery. It enhances digestion & absorption. It helps to correct malabsorption and deficiency disorders. It is Vaata-Pittahara and anulomana by nature.
• Jeera (Cumin seeds)
• Jaggery (Gur)
• Dhataki – Woodfordia Fruticosa
• Sonth (dried ginger root) – Zingiber Officinale
• Jaiphal (Nutmeg) – Myristica Fragrans
• Mustak (Nut Grass) – Cyprus Rotundus
• Dalchini (Cinnamon) – Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
• Tejpata (Indian Bay Leaf) – Cinnamomum Tamala
• Elaichi (Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum
• Nagkesar – Mesua Ferrea
• Ajwain (Carom Seeds) -Trachyspermum Ammi
• Kababchini (Kankola) – Piper Cubeba
• Laung (Clove) – Syzygium Aromaticum
Jeerakarishta has following healing properties.
• Aam Pachak (Detoxifier)
• Uterine detoxifier
• Digestive stimulant
• Mild antipyretic
• Antibacterial & Antimicrobial
Jeerakarhishta should be taken 25-30 ml twice or thrice a day immediately after food.
• Postpartum Fever
If the patient has Pitta symptoms, then Jeerakarishtam is a good choice for her. However, it works well if fever is low-grade and develops into a chronic disease/infection.
• Postpartum Debility
Jirakarishta is also beneficial for increasing the strength and reducing the debility and physical exhaustion after the delivery. It supports joints and muscles, reduces stress and pain, and improves the feeling of general well-being.
• Low Milk Supply
Jeerakarishta increases the breast milk production due to cumin’s galactagogue action and improves the quality of the milk.
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jeerakarishta is beneficial when a patient has loose stools with mucus in the stool as the main problem along with bloating, gas, burning, insomnia (sleeplessness) and mild abdominal pain.
Jeerakarishta works well in diarrhea accompanies with heat sensation, burning sensation, stools with mucus content, and foul smelly stools.
• Loss of Appetite
Jeerakarishta has an appetizer and digestive stimulant action, which helps to improves the appetite.
There are no absolute contraindications for Jeerakarishta, but it contains sugar content, so diabetic patients should take it under the supervision of a doctor.
It contains Jaiphal (nutmeg), which is not recommended during pregnancy, so Jeerakarishtam should be avoided during pregnancy.
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