Sharbat-e-Dinar – An Ancient Yunani Formulation

“Yunani” medicine are always a noteworthy addition to the list of potent herbal medications. The system has roots in ancient Greece, which testifies its age. In present times, it has prominent standing in South East Asia. It is a complete system of alternate medicine which relies on using herbs rather than processed medicine. The method promotes the body’s own healing mechanism, which consequently results in treatment without side effects. Sharbat-e-dinar is among the most well-known yunani medicines which has stood the test of time.

Yunani medicine relies on balancing the bodily fluids by applying treatment through herbal medicine, dietary modifications, alternate medicine and therapies. It emphasizes a clean environment, personal hygiene and hijama (blood cupping) in order to promote good health. The post-diagnosis treatment is categorized in 3 different

Sharbat-e-dinar is classified as a prominent Yunani formulation for treatment of many diseases. It is easy to make, good to taste and can be consumed without problem. As a Yunani formulation, it has great impact on the treatment of several diseases, ranging from fever to hepatitis.

About Sharbat-e-Dinar

Sharbat-e-dinar is prescribed to patients suffering from diseases such as various types of hepatitis, liver enlargement, pleurisy and dropsy. The sharbat is diuretic in nature, meaning it promotes passing urine in the body. It also relieves constipation by promoting peristalsis movement in the digestive tract. Many of the ingredients used in preparation of the sharbat have a prominent place in tibenabvi, which greatly amplifies their medicinal potential.

The mass produced versions of the medicine are manufactured from refined sugar, which significantly reduces its potency. The balance of ingredients is also compromised as the companies attempt to cut production costs by using artificial flavors to mimic the real ingredients. This renders them ineffective in providing treatment. As a result, we recommend sourcing the ingredients personally and preparing it under one’s own supervision.

Chicory is used as a coffee substitute and has many health benefits. It has a place in tibenabvi, with The Holy Prophet (SAW) saying “For you chicory is present, because no part of day passes without showering the drops of Heaven’s water on it” (Abu Nu-aim: volume no. 3; page no 435, narrated by Hazrat Abdullah Bin Abbas (RA)).

The Ingredients

Following is the list of ingredients needed for preparing sharbat-e-dinar:

No. Ingredients Quantity State
  Main Ingredients
01 Chicory/Kasni root 200 grams Dried
02 Chicory/Kasni seeds 100 grams Dried
03 Mugwort/Afsanteen 50 grams Dried
04 Celery seeds 100 grams Dried
05 Dried rose petals 100 grams Dried
06 Nymphaea/Neelofar 100 grams Dried
07 Borage flower/Gul-e-Gaozubaan 100 grams Dried
08 Chinese Rhubarb/Rewand Chini 100 grams Dried
09 Aftimoon/Tukhm-e-Kasoos 200 grams Dried

Preparation of Sharbat-e-Dinar

Following is the recipe for the preparation of sharbat-e-dinar. It is very simplistic in nature and the preparation method is quite straightforward.

1. Check whether the dried ingredients contain impurities, such as pieces of undesired leaves and stalks.

2. Combine all the ingredients together and mix to evenly distribute them.

3. Grind the ingredients to a powder. Use an electric grinder or mortar and pestle to achieve this result.

For Consumption

Mix 2 tablespoons of sharbat-e-dinar powder with 1 liter boiling water in a flask and keep it covered and contained within a thermos. Consume 3-4 cups daily. You may choose to sweeten each cup with a teaspoon of honey. Do not add honey to all of the mixture. Do not consume the last sip as it contains the powdered dredges, which should be avoided.


  • Ensure beforehand that the ingredients do not contain impurities. Lack of care can consequently ruin the formulation.
  • The dried ingredients should not contain moisture. As a result of moisture, they can spoil.
  • The ingredients should not exceed or fall short of the prescribed amount because it can unbalance the medicinal components.
  • Excessive consumption can be bad for the body.
  • Keep your body hydrated by drinking water because the sharbat has a diuretic effect.