SUBSTITUTES for AYURVEDIC HERBS - REPLACEMENT herbs



 Ayurvedic formulations requires the use of different herbs in different amounts!




Sometimes, Due to unavailablity of a particular drug within Ayurvedic Formulation can lead to disappointment and giving up on making it. 

So, we have found a list of 46 herbs which can be replaced with the other herbs!🌿 

It will let you enjoy the formulation without any distractions related to unavailablity of a drug.


WHAT IS SUBSITUTE DRUG? 

When a particular herb of a formulation is unavailable, the other herb with similar properties is used in place of it.It is mentioned in our scriptures that no substitute drug can be as effective as the primary herb. 

IN ayurveda it is called "PRATINIDHI DRAVYA", and taught under the subject "dravyaguna"


WHAT IS ITS REFERENCE FROM SCRIPTURE?


It has been taken from the "BHAVPRAKASHA" 6/137-159

 


TABLE OF SUBSTITUTE AYURVEDIC DRUGS

CHITRAK

DANTI, APAMARGASHAR

DHANVYAS

DURALABHA

TAGAR

KUSHTHA

LAANGLI

KUSHTHA

PUSHKARMOOL

KUSHTHA

STHAUANEYAK

KUSHTHA

CHAVIKA

PIPPILIMOOL

GAJPIPPALI

PIPPILIMOOL

AMALVETAS

CHUKRA

LAKSHMANA

MAYURSHIKHA

DARUHARIDRA

HARIDRA

MURVA

JINGINI TWAK

AHINSRA

MANKAND

BAKUL

KAHLAROTPALA PANKAJAM

NEELOTPAL

KUMUD

ARKASHEER

ARKA PATRA SWARASA

SOMRAJI

CHAKRAMARD FAL

YASHTIMADHU

DHATKI

KAMKUM

NAV KUSUMBH PUSHP

ATIVISHA

MUSTA

NAGKESHAR

PADMKESHAR

IKSHU

NAL

MADHU

JIRNA GUD

SHEER

MASUR KWATHA

KASTURI

KANKOL

KANKOL

JATIPUSHP

MEDA- MAHAMEDA

SHATAVARI

JEEVAK- RISHBHAK

VIDARI

RIDHI- VRIDHI

VARAHI

KAKOLI- SHEERKAKOLI

ASHWAGANDHA

HARITKI

AAMLAKI

SHWET CHANDAN

RAKT CHANDAN

RAKT CHANDAN

NAV USHEER

VARAHI KAND

CHARMKAR AALUK

MISHRI

SHAKRA

SHAKRA

KHAAND

RASANJAN

DARVI KWATH

SHREEKHAND CHANDAN

KAPOOR

KAPOOR

SUGANDHIT MUSTA

BHALLATAK

CHITRAK

BHANGIR

TALIS OR KANTKARI MOOL

TALIS

SWARNATALI

JATIPUSHP

LAVANG

DRAKSHA

KASHMRI FAL

NAKH

LAVANG PUSHP

KASHMRI FAL

MADHUK PUSHP

 




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