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Avipathi churna

Avipathi Choornam – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Avipathi Choornam is a famous Ayurvedic herbal powder, used in treatment of Pitta imbalance disorders. This product is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda principles. 
Avipathi Choornam uses:

It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of all types of Pitta imbalance disorders such as gastritis, migraine, excessive burning sensation all over the body, increased thirst and digestion, exhaustion due to sun exposure, sun burn, dizziness etc. It is also useful in treatment of liver disorders such as jaundice. Also good in spider and rat poison.
Avipathy Choornam dose:

1 – 3 grams once or twice  a day, before or after food, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. As per textual reference, it is added with little quantity of honey, made into the form of bolus or small tablet and patient is asked to consume it. Or in hot water.
Avipathi Churnam ingredients:

10 grams of each of

Trikatu – pepper, long pepper and ginger

Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum

Patra – Cinnamomum tamala

Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum

Ambhoda – Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus

Krimighna – Vidanga – False black pepper – Embelia ribes

Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.

Trivrit – Operculina turpethum

Sugar – 100 grams
Side effects: Since it contains sugar, it is not indicated for diabetic people.

Overdosage may cause diarrhoea and stomach ache.

Children, pregnant and lactating mother should seek doctor’s advice before taking this product.
Reference: Sahasrayoga Choorna Prakarana, Astangahridayam.