Dasanakanti churnam is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of diseases affecting teeth and oral cavity. This medicine is in the form of herbal tooth powder.
BENEFITS OF DASANAKANTI CHURNAM
- This medicine used in the management of diseases of the oral cavity.
- This type of administration of medicine in Ayurveda known as danda dhavanam.
INDICATIONS OF DASANAKANTI CHURNAM
- Tooth decay
INGREDIENTS OF DASANAKANTI CHURNAM
|SL NO||SANSKRIT NAME||LATIN||ACTION|
|1||ARIMEDA||Acacia leucophloea||Effective in toothache|
|2||MADHUKA||Glycyrrhiza glabra||Rejuvenator Beneficial effect on oral diseases.|
|3||ELA||Elettaria cardamomum||Balances vata and kapha|
|4||DARVI||Berberis aristata||Effective in eye diseases|
|5||TWAK||Cinnamomum zeylanicum||The beneficiary effect on respiratory diseases|
|8||JATIPHALA||Myristica fragrans||balances vata dosha, action on the nervous system|
|9||JATIKOSA||Myristica fragrans||balances vata dosha, action on the nervous system|
|10||GAIRIKAM||Red ochre (hematite)||Balances pitta dosha|
|11||KHADIRA||Acacia catechu||Beneficiary effect on oral diseases|
METHOD OF PREPARATION
Above mentioned drugs are taken and finely powdered then grounded with rose water and dried.
DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA
- Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, pitta, and kapha dosha imbalance.
- Dushya- useful in diseases affecting rasa, raktha, mamsa, asthi,majja dhatu – toothache, tooth decay
- Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting all roga marga
madhyama roga marga – diseases of the oral cavity
DOSAGE AND USAGE
Dasanakanti churna is to be administered for tooth cleaning. Sufficient quantity of churna is taken for rubbing the teeth surface, for 2 to3 minutes or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.
EXERCISES AND YOGA
Yoga and Pranayama are a set of breathing and stretching exercises respectively, widely practised in the treatment of many diseases.
Nadi Shuddi Pranayam – for getting calmness to the mind provide overall health
The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. The patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.
RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOUR
- Avoid food items which produce dosha imbalance like cold, more salty, sour and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
- Consume easily digestible food items
- Avoid smoking, chewing betel leaf and alcohol
SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS
- This medicine should only administer as per the direction by the physician.
- Improper administration may lead to side effects
- Can this medicine be used while taking Allopathic treatments?
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are using this medicine along with Allopathic treatments.
- How long the medicine can be used?
Duration of medicinal application into the oral cavity is based on your stage of the disease. Before using medicine consult a physician.
- Is this medicine habit forming?
This medicine is not habit -forming. After using for a prescribed period gradually decrease the duration and eventually stop it.
- Triphala kashaya for gargling
- Khadiradi gulika
- Arimedadi tailam for gargling
- A review on the role of dantadhavana in the maintenance of oral and general health
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