Jirakaddarista is indicated in digestive disturbances (e.g. indigestion, flatulence, abdominal colic) & diarrhea.


Each 5 ml Jirakaddarishta syrup contains extracts of-
  • Jira (Cuminum cyminum) 2.64 gm
  • Dhaiful (Woodfordia fructicosa) 0.21 gm
  • Zamani (Trachyspermum ammi) 13.24 mg
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinale) 26.48 mg
  • Lavanga (Syzygium aromaticum) 13.24 mg
  • Daruchini (Cinnamum zeylanicum) 13.24 mg
  • Elach (Elettaria cardamomum) 13.24 mg
  • Tajpata (cinnamomum tamala) 13.24 mg
  • Naghkeshar (Mesua ferrea) 13.24 mg
  • Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans) 13.24 mg
  • Mustak (Cyperus rotundus) 13.24 mg
  • Kakla (Atalantia missionis oliv) 13.24 mg


Jirakaddarista is a preparation of the classical combination that have carminative, immune enhancing and nutritive properties. It is used for loss of appetite, dyspeptic complaints such as mild spastic condition of the GIT, bloating and flatulence.


Jira (Cuminum cyminum): Cumin contains volatile oil (2-5%), Fatty oil (10-15%), fatty acid, petroselic acid & palmitic acid. Cumin and flavones are chief constituents. Fatty oil of Cumin has an antimicrobial effect. It shuts mycelium growth and toxin production. It is used for flatulence, vomiting and indigestion.

Zamani (Trachyspermum ammi): The principal constituents of the essential oil from the fruits of Trachyspermum ammi are the phenols, mainly thymol and some carvacrol, variable amounts of P-cynene, Y-terpenine, Alfa & Vita-pinene & dipentene. Zamani is used as a digestive aid and for relieving gas and bloating. It relieves colic in babies and for children it also improves digestion and appetite.

Shuth (Zingiber officinale): It increases bile secretion & enhances gastrointestinal motility. It has anti-vomiting, anti-flatulent and digestive activities.

Lavanga (Syzygium aromaticum): Lavanga (clove) contains large amount of volatile oil. Cloves are used as a carminative, to increase hydrochloric acid in the stomach and to improve peristalsis.

Daruchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum): It contains essential oil. It has carminative, stimulant, anti-infective, antifungal and digestive properties. It can help to relieve nausea and strengthen the immune system. It is also used for loss of appetite, dyspeptic complaints such as mild spastic condition of the GIT, bloating, flatulence.

Tajpata (Cinnamomum Tamala): It is a mild astringent and flavoring agent. Its oil is a powerful germicide.

Alach (Elettarea cardamomum): It contains volatile oil, resin, fixed oil, starch and calcium oxalate. It is aromatic, stimulant, stomachic, carminative & diuretic.

Naghkeshar (Mesua ferrea): It contains mesuagin, mesuol and essential oil. Mesuol has antibiotic activity. It is astringent, stomachic and aromatic. It is useful in gastric troubles.

Jaiphal (Myristca fragrans): It contains volatile oil, protein, myristc acid, tannin, niacin, essential oil and vitamins. It is used as tonics and reduced gastric acidity significantly.

Dosage & Administration

Children: 1/2-1 teaspoonfuls (2.5-5 ml) 2-3 times daily


Anticoagulant drugs like warfarin, aspirin.


There is no evidence available on contraindication but it may happen in patients who are hypersensitive to any of its ingredients. Ginger is contraindicated in people suffering from gallstones as it promotes the production of bile. So Jirakaddarist should be taken carefully in obstructive jaundice due to cholelithiasis.

Side Effects

There is no significant side effect.

Pregnancy & Lactation

No adverse effect of Jirakaddarist has been reported.

Therapeutic Class

Herbal and Nutraceuticals

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool & dry place, protected from light. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

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