In Ayurvedic Arishtams
, Dasamoolarishta is a unique combination of ten herbs, where ‘dasa’ meaning ten and ‘moola’ meaning root. The ten roots are Alysicarpus vaginalis, Solanum xanthocarpum, Aerva lanta, Aegle marmelos, Gmelina arborea, Premna serratifolia, Stereospermum suaveolens, Tribulus terrestris, Oroxylum indicum and Solanum surratense.
It is curative for health problems caused by Vata and Kapha. This is a significant tonic effective in nerves and body weakness, loss of appetite, colic abdominal pain and disorders of emaciation. Dasamoolarishtam is also widely recommended for cardiac disorders, respiratory diseases, asthma and breathing troubles, cough, pneumonia, gastric irritation and anemia. It is also mixed with other arishtas and used for certain diseases.