Hinguvachadi churna is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of indigestion and associated complaints. This medicine contains herbal ingredients and rock salt. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.
BENEFITS OF HINGUVACHADI CHURNA
- This medicine is popularly used in the management of abdominal diseases.
- It is effective in improving digestive power
INDICATIONS OF HINGUVACHADI CHURNA
- Digestive problems
- Abdominal fullness
- Abdominal colic
- Breathing difficulty
INGREDIENTS OF HINGUVACHADI CHURNA
|SL NO||SANSKRIT NAME||ENGLISH||LATIN||QUANTITY||ACTION|
|1||CHITRAKAM||The root of leadwort||Plumbago zeylanica||1 part||carminative|
|2||PIPPALI||Long pepper||Piper longum||1 part||carminative|
|3||MARICHA||Black pepper||Piper nigrum||1 part||carminative|
|4||SUNDI||Ginger (dried)||Zingiber officinalis||1 part||carminative|
|5||AJAMODA (DIPYAKA)||ajowan||Trachyspermum ammi||1 part||carminative|
|6||CAVYA||Long pepper||Piper chaba||1 part||carminative|
|7||HINGU||Asafoetida||Ferula asafoetida||1 part||carminative|
|8||HARITAKI||Chebulic myrobalan||Terminalia chebula||1 part||rejuvenator|
|9||VACHA||Sweet flag||Acorus calamus||1 part||The beneficiary effect in the brain|
|10||SAUVARCHALA LAVANA||Sochal salt||1 part||Carminative, balances vata|
|11||SAINDHAVA LAVANA||Rock salt||1 part||Carminative, balances vata, pitta, kapha|
|12||VIDA LAVANA||Black salt||1 part||Balances kapha and vata|
|13||SWARJIKA KSHARA||Sodium bicarbonate||1 part||Carminative|
|14||YAVA KSHARA||Kshara of barley||Hordeum vulgare||1 part||Relieves complications associated with constipation, bloating, abdominal fullness|
|15||JEERAKA||Cumin seed||Cuminum cyminum||1 part||carminative|
|16||PATHA||Cyclea peltata||1 part||Balances vata, kapha|
|17||TINTIDIKA||Rhus parviflora||1 part|
|18||VETASAMLA||Garcinia morella||1 part|
|19||MUNDI||Sphaeranthus indicus||1 part||Effective in indigestion|
|20||KACHURA (SHATI)||Curcuma zedoaria||1 part||Beneficiary effect on the digestive system|
|21||DHANYAKA||coriander||Coriandrum sativum||1 part||Balances tridosha|
|22||AJAGANDHA||Cleome viscosa||1 part|
|23||DADIMA||Punica granatum||1 part||Effective in digestive problems|
|24||PUSHKARAMOOLA||Inula racemosa||1 part||Effective in respiratory diseases|
|25||HAPUSHA||Juniperus communis||1 part||Balances vata, kapha|
METHOD OF PREPARATION
Above mentioned drugs are taken in equal quantity and finely powdered. Hingu fried in ghee at first then powdered.
DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA
- Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata dosha imbalance.
- Dushya- useful in diseases affecting rasa dhatu – indigestion
- Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting Abhyanthara roga marga – indigestion, abdominal fullness
DOSAGE AND USAGE
Take 3 to 5 gm before or after food twice daily along with buttermilk 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 different diseases.
Nadi Shuddi Pranayam – cleans the respiratory passage, calms mind (mental stress aggravates digestive problems)
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 and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
- Consume easily digestible food items, lukewarm water, gruel
- Avoid smoking, carbonated drinks, alcohol
- Avoid consumption of heavy diet at bedtime.
SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS
- This medicine should only take as per the direction of the physician.
- Taken by children, lactating women and during pregnancy only after consulting an Ayurveda doctor.
- Improper administration and overdosage may lead 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 the 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.
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