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Duralabharishtam – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects, Reference

Duralabharishtam is a traditional Ayurvedic medicine. It is mainly used in the Ayurvedic treatment of piles. This product contains 5 – 7 % of self generated alcohol. This self generated alcohol and the water present in the product acts as a media to deliver water and alcohol soluble the active herbal components to the body.


Duralabharishtam  dosage: 
12 – 24 ml. one or two times a day, usually advised after food.
If needed, equal quantity of water can be added before consumption.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.


Duralabharishtam  benefits: 

  • It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of piles
  • It improves digestion power.
  • It improves bowel movement and eases constipation.
  • Used in the treatment of IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Side effects

In higher doses, it may worsen gastritis, diarrhoea and stomach disturbances.


Duralabharishta  ingredients: 

Duralabha – Fagonia cretica – 768 grams

water for decoction – 12.288 liters

Danti – Baliospermum montanum

Patha – Cyclea peltata

Vijaya – Cannabis sativa / Terminalia chebula

Vasa – Adhatoda vasica

Amalaka – Phyllanthus emblica

Nagara – ginger – Zingiber officinalis

Sita – sugar

Dhataki – Woodfordia fruticosa


Ashtangahrudayam Chikitsa sthana  Arsha Chikitsa – 8/70-71

Shloka- Sanskrit verse

पचेद्दुरालभा प्रस्थं द्रोणेऽपां प्रासृतै: सह ।
दन्तीपाठाग्निविजयावासामलकनागरै: ॥
टस्मिन् सिताशतं दद्यात्पादस्थेऽन्यच्च पूर्ववत् ॥
लिम्पेत्कुम्भं तु फ्हलिनीकृष्णाचव्याज्यमाक्षिकै: ॥

paceddurālabhā prasthaṃ droṇe’pāṃ prāsṛtai: saha |
dantīpāṭhāgnivijayāvāsāmalakanāgarai: ||
ṭasmin sitāśataṃ dadyātpādasthe’nyacca pūrvavat ||
limpetkumbhaṃ tu phhalinīkṛṣṇācavyājyamākṣikai: ||


Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala
Nagarjuna – Duraalabhaarishtam

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

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