Dashang Lepa Benefits, How To Use, Ingredients, Side Effects

Dashang Lepa Churna is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal paste form. It is used for external application to treat herpes wounds, skin diseases, fever and inflammation. 


Dashang Lep Churnam uses:

 It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of fever, headache, skin diseases such as eczema, herpes wound, heat rashes etc. It is made into paste along with ghee and applied locally.

The name Dashanga arrives fro Dasha – ten, Anga – components. This suggests towards the number of ingredients in this formula.


Acne, eczema
Chickenpox blisters
Pain and inflammation in breasts.
Herpes wounds, genital herpes.
Vaginal infection

Effect on Tridosha – Calms Pitta and kapha


This medicine should strictly be used under medical supervision.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry place.


Dashanga lepam Churnam Ingredients:
10 g of each of
Shirisha – Albizia lebbeck
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Nata – Indian valerian (root) – Valeriana wallichi
Chandana – Sandalwood – Santalum album
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Jatamansi – Nardostachys jatamansi
Haridra – Turmeric rhizome – Curcuma longa
Daru Haridra – Tree Turmeric (stem) – Berberis aristata
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Hrivera – Pavonia odorata
Made into paste with ghee.


 Bheshaj Ratnavali Visarpa Rogadhikara 16

Shloka- Sanskrit Verse

शिरीषयष्टीनतचन्दनैलामांसीहरिद्राद्वयकुष्ठवालै: ।
लेपो दशांग: सघृत: प्रयोज्यो विसर्पकुष्ठज्वरशोथहारी ॥

śirīṣayaṣṭīnatacandanailāmāṃsīharidrādvayakuṣṭhavālai: |
lepo daśāṃga: saghṛta: prayojyo visarpakuṣṭhajvaraśothahārī ||

Other Uses

Dashang Lep combination for arthritis – 
In case of osteo arthritis, spondylosis or joint pain due to injuries, 5 grams of Dashang lepa is mixed with 10 ml sesame oil. A paste is made and applied over the affected area. Left on the area for 15-20 minutes, then washed off.

In case of joint stiffness, as in case of rheumatoid arthritis, either a similar paste can be prepared with mustard oil or just water paste is prepared and applied over the painful area and taken off after 20-30 minutes. This can be done once or twice a day.

Dasang Lep for mumps: 
It is useful in reducing swelling in mumps.
Make a paste with water, apply over the swollen area. Wash off after 30 minutes. Do this two times a day.


Companies that manufacture Dashang Lepa churna:
Zandu, Hariras, Chirayu, Virgo Products, Ayurveda Cart.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects. Very rarely it may cause increased warmth or burning sensation. In such a case, apply it only for 5 – 10 minutes and then wash off with cold water.
This product is meant for external application.
Avoid accidental oral intake.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Store in a cool dry place, away from direct Sunlight.

Shelf life

2 years from the date of manufacturing.
Once after opening the jar, it is best to finish the medicine in 1 – 2 months time. The herbal powders when exposed to air, tend to absorb moisture quickly and loose their potency in a short period of time. Hence the advice. Keep the jar tightly closed after each use.

37 thoughts on “Dashang Lepa Benefits, How To Use, Ingredients, Side Effects”

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  1. Hello sir, Over the counter medication of this drug is to be avoided strictly. This medicine should strictly be used under medical supervision.

  2. Could I use for eccema in my ears. I have itching and burning sensation in both ears for over 15 years. Have tried everything sesame oil, ghee and now árgano oil. I have less dryness but still sore and itchy

  3. I had my gallbladder removed two years back. Thick keloids gradually formed over all the cuts which now pain if pressed with anything even a tight T-shirt. Will Dashang Lep help?


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