GANGADHAR CHURNA

GANGADHAR CHURNA-Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Gangadhar churna is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of diseases affecting digestive system. This powder contains only herbal ingredients. This medicine is also called brihat gangadhar churna.This medicine should only take as per the direction by physician.

BENEFITS OF GANGADHAR CHURNA

  • This medicine is mainly used in the management of diseases of digestive system.
  • This medicine is specially administrated in diarrhoea and dysentery.
  • It is also effective in ulcerative colitis.

INDICATIONS OF GANGADHAR CHURNA

  • Sula – Abdominal colic
  • Atisara – diarrhoea
  • Pravahika -Dysentery
  • Grahani – sprue
  • Digestive problems

INGREDIENTS OF GANGADHAR CHURNA

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMELATINQUANTITYACTION
1MUSTACyperus rotundus1 partcarminative
2ARALUKA Ailanthus excels1 partBalances kapha and pitta,carminative
3SHUNDIZingiber officinale1 partcarminative
4DHATAKIWoodfordia fruticosa1 partRelieves diarrhoea
5LODHRASymplocos racemosa1 partAction on diarrhoea and dysentery
6VALAKAPavonia odorata1 partBeneficial effect in digestive system
7VILWAAegle marmelous1 partcarminative
8MOCHARASABombax ceiba1 part 
9PATHACyclea peltata1 partBalances vata, kapha
10INDRAYAVA(SEED)Holarrhena antidysenterica1 partRelieves diarrhoea
11VATSAKA (BARK) 1 partRelieves diarrhoea
12AMRABEEJA(SEED)Mangnifera indica1 partBeneficial effect in digestive system
13PRATIVISHAAconitum heterophyllum1 partBeneficial effect in digestive system
14LAJJALUMimosa pudica1 partBalances kapha and pitta

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Above mentioned drugs are taken in equal quantity and finely powdered.

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 dhatu –  diarrhoea
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting

Abhyanthara roga marga – digestive diseases, diarrhoea, dysentery

DOSAGE AND USAGE

               3 to 6 gms before or after food twice daily along with honey or tandulodaka( rice wash) or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.

EXERCISES AND YOGA

Yoga and Pranayama are a set of breathing and stretching exercises respectively, widely practiced in the treatment of many diseases.

Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – for getting calmness to the mind provide overall health

Patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. Patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using 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 acrid, sour and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items
  • Avoid smoking , carbonated drinks, alcohol

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRA INDICATIONS

  • This medicine should only take as per the direction by the physician.
  •  Taken by children, lactating women and during pregnancy only after consulting an ayurveda doctor.
  • Improper administration and over dosage leads to side effects
  • Can this medicine be used while taking Allopathic medicines?

                    Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this medicine along with Allopathic medicines.

  • How long the medicine can be used?

            Duration of medicinal administration is based on your stage of disease. Before taking medicine consult a physician.

  • Is this medicine habit forming?

    This medicine is not habit forming. After using for a prescribed period gradually decrease the dose and eventually stop it.

                  CLASSICAL REFERENCE

  • Sarangadhara samhita

                     EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Dadimashtaka churna
  • Kapithashtaka churna
  • Vilwadi gulika
  • Kutajarishtam
  • Ananda bhairava ras

                      AVAILABLE BRANDS

  • Divya pharmacy
  • Baidyanath

                 RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Clinical study on pittaja atisara ( diarrhoea due to pitta dosha) with gangadhar churna.

https://www.ejbps.com/ejbps/abstract_id/2153

  • Anti bacterial study of gangadhar churna

http://www.jocpr.com/articles/exploring-antibacterial-potential-of-some-ayurvedic-preparations-to-control-bacterial-enteric-infections.pdf

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, United States. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please consult your GP before the intake.

Please consult Dr. Rajesh Nair here-

https://www.ayurvedaforall.com/online-consultation.html

Writer:

Herbal-Doctor-Vaidya
Dr. Rajesh Nair Consultant, Ayurveda Medicine, India

Dr. Rajesh Nair, the co-founder and chief consultant of Ayurvedaforall.Com, is a graduate of prestigious Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College (affiliated with the University of Calicut), Kerala, India. Additionally, he holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy from Annamalai University.

Dr. Nair offers consultation at two busy clinics in and around Haripad, Alleppey, Kerala, the southern state famous worldwide for authentic ayurvedic treatment and physicians. While offering consultation on all aspects of ayurvedic treatments Dr. Nair has a special interest in Panchkarma, Yoga, and Massage.

Through Ayurvedaforall, Dr. Nair offers online consultation to patients worldwide and has served hundreds of patients over the last 20 years. In addition to his Ayurvedic practice, he is the chief editor of ayurveda-amai.org, the online portal of Ayurveda Medical Association of India, and the Secretary of the Kerala State Committee of Ayurveda Medical Association of India.

Dr. Nair is a regular speaker at Ayurveda-related conferences and has visited Germany to propagate Ayurveda. You can write directly to him-rajesh@ayurvedaforall.com

Whatsapp – +91 9446918019, +91 8075810816

URLs:

https://www.ayurvedaforall.com/

To give you a quick idea about Ayurvedaforall, we are a group of ayurvedic practitioners committed to propagating Ayurveda in its best tradition around the world. Our online store sells authentic ayurvedic formulations backed by professional advice. Now into the seventeenth year of operation, the site has helped us build a dedicated clientele which regularly uses our products and services as well as refers others to us. Needless to say, this has been achieved through our adherence to the highest standards of customer service and professional ethics.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s