Kiratarishta – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Kiratarishta is an Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form, used in the treatment of fever and hematological conditions. It is formulated and manufactured by an Ayurveda company called IMIS. It contains self generated natural alcohol in it. 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.

Uses

Kiratarishta uses:
It is used in the treatment of fever, indigestion, intestinal worm infestation.
It is a good blood detoxifier.
It is also useful in skin diseases.

Dose, duration of use

Dose:
Adults –  10 – 15 ml 1-2 times a day, after food, or as directed by Ayurveda doctor. If it is too strong, then it can be added with equal quantity of water before consumption.
It can be taken upto a period of 2 – 4 weeks, based on doctor’s advice.

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.

Ingredients

Kiratarishtam Ingredients:
Kirata – Swertia chirata – 25 %
Pippalimoola – Long pepper root – 0.75 %
Pippali – Long pepper – 0.5 %
Chavya – Piper chaba – 0.57 %
Chitramoola – Plumbago zeylanica – 0.57 %
Shunti – ginger – 0.75 %
Madhu – Honey – 12.5 %
Guda – Jaggery – 25 %

Side effects, package

Precautions and Side effects:
Higher dose than prescribed may cause burning sensation in stomach.
Diabetic people, children, pregnant and lactating mothers should seek doctor’s advice before taking this medicine.

Presentation: 200 ml, 500 ml 1 liter

2 thoughts on “Kiratarishta – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

    • Hi, if you mean Kalamegha, then there are some similarities. But this product Kiratharishtam is better than the herb alone, for fever, indigestion and intestinal worm infestation, for which this is indicated.

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