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 NO||SANSKRIT NAME||LATIN||QUANTITY||ACTION|
|1||MUSTA||Cyperus rotundus||1 part||carminative|
|2||ARALUKA||Ailanthus excels||1 part||Balances kapha and pitta,carminative|
|3||SHUNDI||Zingiber officinale||1 part||carminative|
|4||DHATAKI||Woodfordia fruticosa||1 part||Relieves diarrhoea|
|5||LODHRA||Symplocos racemosa||1 part||Action on diarrhoea and dysentery|
|6||VALAKA||Pavonia odorata||1 part||Beneficial effect in digestive system|
|7||VILWA||Aegle marmelous||1 part||carminative|
|8||MOCHARASA||Bombax ceiba||1 part|
|9||PATHA||Cyclea peltata||1 part||Balances vata, kapha|
|10||INDRAYAVA(SEED)||Holarrhena antidysenterica||1 part||Relieves diarrhoea|
|11||VATSAKA (BARK)||1 part||Relieves diarrhoea|
|12||AMRABEEJA(SEED)||Mangnifera indica||1 part||Beneficial effect in digestive system|
|13||PRATIVISHA||Aconitum heterophyllum||1 part||Beneficial effect in digestive system|
|14||LAJJALU||Mimosa pudica||1 part||Balances 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.
- Sarangadhara samhita
- Dadimashtaka churna
- Kapithashtaka churna
- Vilwadi gulika
- Ananda bhairava ras
- Divya pharmacy
- Clinical study on pittaja atisara ( diarrhoea due to pitta dosha) with gangadhar churna.
- Anti bacterial study of gangadhar churna
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.
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