Clinical indications of Saraswatarishta an experiential and scientific view

  • Prof. Shripathi Acharya G Director Academic and WHO Collaborator, Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
  • Miss Rajeshwari S Acharya SDM College of Ayurveda, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Ayurveda, antistress, adaptogenic, Saraswatarishta.

Abstract

Asavarishtas are commonly used by Ayurveda physicians in general practice. Arjunarishta, Abhayarishta, Ashokarishta, Amritarishta, Ashwagandharishta, Balarishta, Bhrungarajasava, Chandanasava, Chavikasava, Draksharishta, Dashamoolarishta, Dhatyarishta, Eladyarishta, Jeerakarishta, Kutajarishta, Kanakasava, Lodhrasava, Lohasava, Punarnavasava, Pushkaramoolasava and Sarivadyasava are few Sandhaniya preparations which are commonly used in clinical practice. Asavarishtas contain 9.5% self-generated alcohol content and can be preserved for prolonged period also. Saraswatarishta is one such preparation which is given in insomnia, mental retardation, and mental disorders, mania, depression, psychosis, anxiety disorders. It contains mainly Brahmi (Bacopa monirei) which is Medhya Rasayana, antistress, adaptogenic, antidepressant, hypnotic, also. In this paper, a clinical indication of Saraswatarishta is described in detail.

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Shastry J L N, Dravyaguna vijnana, Choukhamba press, Newdelhi Vol 2, 2005, PP 650

How to Cite
Prof. Shripathi Acharya G, & Miss Rajeshwari S Acharya. (2021). Clinical indications of Saraswatarishta an experiential and scientific view. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 158 - 160. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1491
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Review Article