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Dhaanwantharam Mezhukupaakam Uses, Dose, Ingredients, Side effects

Dhaanwantharam Mezhukupaakam is an Ayurvedic medicine manufactured by Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Group. It is used in the treatment of diseases due to vata dosha, puerperal disorders, pediatric disorders.


Ingredients of Dhaanwantharam Mezhukupaakam / Sevyam / Vasthi Thailam:
Each 10 ml is prepared out of:
Bala – Country mallow – Sida cordifolia – 7.500 g – It improve strength of bones, muscles and joints. 
Yava – Barley – Hordeum vulgare – 0.195 g
Kola – Zizyphus jujube – 0.195 g
Kulattha – Hoarse gram – Dolichos biflorus – 0.195 g – It is an ayurvedic herb used for the treatment of kidney stones, cough, asthma, piles etc. 
Bilwa – Bael – Aegle marmelos – 0.195 g
Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum – 0.195 g – It is one among Dashamoola, used in fever, cough, diarrhea etc. 
Gambhari – Gmelina arborea – 0.195 g
Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens – 0.195 g – It is used for neuro-protective and hepato-protective benefits.
Ganikarika – Premna mucronata – 0.195 g
Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum – 0.195 g
Prushniparni – Uraria picta – 0.195 g
Brihati – Solanum indicum – 0.195 g – It is widely used in treating respiratory disorders.
Brihati bheda – 0.195 g
Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris – 0.195 g – It is used for body building, to relieve diseases of uro-genital system and as an aphrodisiac.
Meda (Polygonatum verticillatum) / Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) – 0.026 g
Mahameda (Polygonatum cirrhifolium) / Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) – 0.026 g
Daaru – Devadaru – Cedrus deodara – 0.026 g – It is extremely useful in neurological disorders, asthma, pruritus, fever, infested wounds. 
Manjishta – Indian madder – Sida cordifolia – 0.026 g
Kakoli ( Roscoea purpurea) / Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) – 0.026 g
Ksheera kakoli (Lilium polyphyllum) / Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) – 0.026 g
Chandana – Sandal wood – Santalum album – 0.026 g
Sariva – Indian sarsaparilla – Hemidesmus indicus – 0.026 g
Kushta – Saussurea lappa – 0.026 g – It is a famous Ayurvedic herb used in treating gout, skin diseases, respiratory disorders etc. 
Thagara – Cassia tora – 0.026 g – It is a plant described in Ayurveda for the treatment of wounds, arthritis, cough, asthma, general debility, skin diseases, fever and cases of animal bite. 
Jeevaka (Microstylis wallichii) / Vidari (Pueraria tuberosa) – 0.026 g
Rushabhaka (Malaxis  muscifera) / Vidari (Pueraria tuberosa) – 0.026 g
Saindhava lavana – Rock salt – 0.026 g
Kalanusari – Trigonella foenum-graceum – 0.026 g
Shaileya – Parmelia perlata – 0.026 g – It is a herb mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of skin diseases, cough, asthma, renal calculi, burning micturition and localized swelling. 
Vacha – Acorus calamus – 0.026 g
Agaru – Aquilaria agallocha – 0.026 g
Punarnava – Boerhavia diffusa – 0.026 g – It is one of the very important anti inflammatory medicinal herbs. 
Ashwagandha – Indian ginseng – Withania somnifera – 0.026 g
Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus – 0.026 g – useful in treating male and female infertility, induces sleep, calms mind and stomach.
Ksheera shukla – 0.026 g
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra – 0.026 g
Haritaki – Chebulic myrobalan – Terminalia chebula – 0.026 g
Vibitaki – Belleric myrobalan – Terminalia bellerica – 0.026 g
Amalaki – Gooseberry – Emblica officinalis – 0.026 g
Shatahva – Dill – Anethum graveolens – 0.026 g
Mashaparni – Teramnus labialis – 0.026 g
Mudgaparni – Phaseolus trilobus – 0.026 g – It is used in treating oligospermia, gout, gastritis, neuropathy, fever, worm infestation etc.
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum – 0.026 g
Twak – Cinnamomum zeylanicum – 0.026 g
Patra – Cinnamomum zeylanicum – 0.026 g
Paya – Milk – 60.000 ml
Thila thailam – Sesame oil – 10.000 ml


Indications of Dhaanwantharam Mezhukupaakam:
Effective for administration as Basthi (enema) or as Sevyam in Vata roga.
Pakshavadha – hemiplegia.
Sarvanga Vata – vitiated vata disorder of the whole body.
Dhatu kshaya – tissue atrophy.
Soothika roga – puerperal disorders.
Bala roga – pediatric disorders.

Dose, duration of use

For curative therapy, 5 to 10 ml each, 1 – 2 times daily,
or as directed by the physician.
Dosage for snehapana and the mode of usage for basthi are to be as per the recommendation of the physician.

How long to use?
This product can be used for a period of 2 – 3 months of time, based on your 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.

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.

Side effects, precautions

Side effects:
There are no known side effects with this medicine.
However, it is best to use this medicine under medical supervision.
Store in a cool dry place, away from sunlight.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.                                               
Seek your doctor’s advice for its usage during pregnancy, lactation period and in children.

Reference, manufacturer, shelf life

Ashtanga hrudayam

Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Group.

Shelf life:
3 years from the date of manufacturing. 

During pregnancy, lactation

If you were using this oil before pregnancy without any allergic reaction, you can continue using this oil even during pregnancy.
If you have not used this product before and wish to use it during pregnancy, better to consult a doctor because it can cause skin allergy in some rare cases.
It is generally considered as safe to use during lactation, however consult your doctor for the right advice.

Can this product be applied after steam therapy?
No. Oil is best applied before steam therapy. This is as per basic Ayurvedic principles. 

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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