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

Hutabhugadi churna is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of indigestion, haemorrhoids and associated complaints. This medicine contains herbal ingredients and rock salt. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.


  • This medicine is popularly used in the management of haemorrhoids
  • It is effective in improving digestive power
  • Its anti-inflammatory property is effective in reducing the size of pile mass, pain and swelling.
  • It is effective in constipation also
  •  As per ayurvedic classics, it balances pitta and kapha dosha


  • Haemorrhoids
  • Constipation
  • Digestive problems
  • Abdominal fullness
  • Abdominal colic
  • Anaemia


1PIPPALILong pepperPiper longum1 partcarminative
2HARITHAKIChebulic myrobalanTerminalia chebula1 partrejuvenator
3CHITRAKAMThe root of leadwortPlumbago zeylanica1partCarminative
4MARICHABlack pepperPiper nigrum1partCarminative
5SAINDHAVA LAVANARock salt 1partCarminative, balances vata, pitta, kapha
6AJAMODAajowanTrachyspermum ammi1partcarminative


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


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of pitta and kapha dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa , rakta, mamsa dhatu – piles, indigestion
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting Bahya and Abhyanthara roga marga – indigestion, constipation, external and internal piles.


Take 1to 3 gms before or after food twice daily or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.


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.Yoga practice is of great role to prevent and control haemorrhoids. The practice of shatkriya or yogic cleansing techniques purify the body and prevent digestive problems. 

  • In haemorrhoids, one may experience constipation or difficultly in passing stool. Basti kriya aid smooth peristalsis movement for quick elimination.
  • ashwini mudra in various seated and inverted postures strengthen and prevent the enlargement or swelling of haemorrhoids. Inverted postures like viparita karani, sarvangasana and sirsasana are great reliefs from the irritation and pain from the haemorrhoids.


  • 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, Lukewarm water, gruel
  • Avoid smoking, carbonated drinks, alcohol
  • Avoid consumption of heavy diet at bedtime.
  • Avoid food items which produce constipation
  • Drink more water


  • 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 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 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.

                  CLASSICAL REFERENCE

  • Sahasrayoga


  • Chiruvilwadi kashaya
  • Dusparshadi kashaya
  • Kankayana gulika
  • Kalyana ksharam


  • Kottakkal Arya vaidya sala


  1. Physico-chemical evaluation of hutabhugadi churna – an ayurvedic formulation

  • High performance thin layer chromatography qualitative densitometry as a sensitive method to assess shelf life of polyherbal formulations: A study on Hutabhugadi Churna;year=2015;volume=36;issue=3;spage=303;epage=310;aulast=Sunil

  • Chemical analysis and anti-oxidant properties of Hutabhugadi Curna – A polyherbal Ayurveda formulation

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