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Ashoka is obtained from the plant Saraca indica. It exhibits sedative, anti-oxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-helminthic, anti-bacterial, anti-cancer, anti-menorrhagic, anti-hyperglycaemic, analgesic and cardio-protective properties. According to Ayurveda, Ashoka helps to balance vata dosha in the body.


Menorrhagia, diabetes, cancer, anxiety, piles, fever, diarrhoea, and worm infestation.


The standard dose for Ashok powder is 3 grams, for Ashok syrup is 10 to 15 ml and for bark decoction 15 to 30 ml.


Cardiovascular diseases.

Special Precautions

It is suggested that, consult a doctor before using it during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side Effects

Abdominal pain, indigestion, vomiting, dizziness, and fatigue.

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