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Dooshivishari Gulika Use, Ingredient, Dose

Introduction to Dooshivishari Gulika

Dooshivishari gulika is a classical preparation explained in ‘Ashtangahrudayam Utharasthanam’. It is detailed in the chapter of ‘Vishaprathishedham’.

In Vishaprathishedham, it is quoted in the context of Dooshi Visha. The concept of dooshivisha can be adopted in the treatment of Allergic manifestations, Skin diseases, Food poisoning and other infections. Thus
Dooshivishari Gulika can be effectively used in treating all the above conditions. It can also be safely used for the long term.

पि प्पल्यो ध्या मकं मां सी रो ध्रमेला सुवर्चि का ।
कुटन्नटं नतं कुष्ठं यष्ठी चन्दनगैरि कम् ॥
दूषि वि षा रि र्ना म्ना ऽयं न चा न्यत्रा पि वा र्यते ।

Ashtanga Hrudayam Utharasthanam

Ingredient of Dooshivishari Gulika

  • Pippali (Piper longum): Laghu, Snigdha – Thridoshahara, Dipana, Hridhya, Vrishya, Ruchya, Rasayana, Rechana
  • Pippalimula (Piper officinarum) : Laghu, Ruksha – Kaphavathahara, Dipana, Pachana, Ruchya
  • Gajapippali (Scindapsus officinalis) : Ruksha – Kaphavathahara, Varnya,Dipana, Kantya
  • Dhyamaka (Cymbopogon martinii): Ushna – Kaphapithahara, Krimihara, Vathanulomana
  • Jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi) : Laghu – Thridoshahara, Medhya, Varnya,Nidhrajanana.
  • Lodhra (Symplocos racemosus): Laghu – Kaphapithahara, Grahi, Chakshushya.
  • Ela (Elettaria cardamomum): Laghu, Ruksha – Kaphapithashamaka, Dipana, Grahi.
  • Svarchika kshara (Sodium bicarbonate) : Laghu, Thikshna – Vathakaphahara,Dipana, Pachana, Pithakara.
  • Kutannada (Oroxylum indicum): Laghu, Ruksha – Kaphapithashamaka, Grahi, Dipana
  • Natha (Valeriana wallichii) : Laghu, Snigtha – Thridoshahara, Vishagna, Rakthadoshahara, Manodoshahara.
  • Kushta (Saussurea lappa) : Laghu – Kaphavathajith, Varnya, Rakthadoshahara.
  • Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra): Guru, Snugdha – Balya, Vathapithahara, Chakshushya, Varnya, Vrishya, Rakthaprasadana.
  • Chandhana (Santalum album) : Laghu, Ruksha – Pithakaphahara, Varnya, Kandugna.
  • Gairikam (Red ochre) : Snigdha, Vishada – Pithakaphashamaka, Balya, Vranaropana,Nethrya

Preparation of Dooshivishari Gulika

Separately, all of the ingredients are ground into a fine powder. The powders are then sieved individually through a cloth. The fine powders collected after sieving are mixed in equal parts with water. The mixture is then triturated until it reaches the desired consistency. The pills are then rolled out of the paste and dried in the shade. Once dried, the pills can be stored and used.

Indication of Dooshivishari Gulika

  • Allergic Manifestations
  • SkinDiseases
  • Food Poisoning

Dose of Dooshivishari Gulika

Dooshivishari Gulika recommends 1 to 2 tablets once or twice daily, or as directed by a physician.

Adjuvants of Dooshivishari Gutika

Because no specific adjuvants are mentioned, it can be taken with warm water or with appropriate decoctions suggested by your doctor.

Clinical experience regarding Dooshivishari Gutika

‘Dooshivisha’ is basically accumulated toxicity in the body. It may be external poisons as well as toxins that enter inside us due to exposure to various chemicals. The urban lifestyle of 21 st century where eating outside, and exposure to chemicals be it from cosmetics, air pollution or formaldehyde in a new clothing has lead to medical conditions that are difficult to diagnose and treat. And the explanation of dooshivisha which
is the buildup of toxic metabolites resulting from ‘Ama Avastha ’ in the body manifesting as low metabolism, Allergies, liver issues, hormonal discrepancies such as diabetes, hypo/hyperthyroidism, skin diseases and
sensitive gut has become very common among many patients today. And Dooshivishari Gutika is one of the most underrated and under utilised oushadha of our current times where exposure to toxins and chemicals
have become inevitable.
The medicine is mostly administered during the initial stage of ‘ama pachana’ and ‘dosha sodhana’ and highly beneficial in such metabolic dysfunctions.

Reference of Dooshivishari Gulika:

  1. Astanga Hrudaya Uttara Stana Visha pratisheda Adhyaya –  35/39


What is the price of Dooshivishari Gulika?

Sitaram Ayurveda Dooshivishari Gulika – 280 Rs
Vaidyaratnam Dooshivishari Gulika – 710 Rs

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