KARPOORADI CHOORNAM

KARPOORADI CHOORNAM-Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Karpuradi churna is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of diseases affecting the respiratory and digestive system. This powder contains only herbal ingredients. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.

BENEFITS OF KARPOORADI CHOORNAM ( KARPURADI CHURNA )

  • This medicine is used in the treatment of respiratory and digestive diseases.
  • As per Ayurvedic classics, this medicine is effective in vata and kapha dosha.

INDICATIONS OF KARPOORADI CHOORNAM( KARPURADI CHURNA )

  • Cough
  • Bronchitis
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Indigestion
  • Anorexia
  • Running nose
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Sneezing

INGREDIENTS OF KARPOORADI CHOORNAM ( KARPURADI CHURNA )

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMEENGLISHLATINQUANTITYACTION
1SHUNDIGingerZingiber officinale6 parts  Carminative
2MARICHABlack pepperPiper nigrum4 partsCarminative
3PIPPALILong pepperPiper longum5 partscarminative
4TAKKOLA Illicium verum1 part 
5TWAKcinnamonCinnamomum zeylanicum1 partBalances pitta and vata
6NAGAKESARA Mesua ferrea3 partcarminative
7KARPURAcamphorCinnamomum camphora1 partaphrodisiac
8JATIPATRINutmegMyristica fragrans1 partbalances vata dosha, action on the central nervous system
9LAVANGACloveSyzygium aromaticum2 partcarminative
10JATIPHALANutmeg fruitMyristica fragrans1 partbalances vata dosha, action on the central nervous system
11SITASugar 25 part 

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Above mentioned drugs are taken in the prescribed quantity and finely powdered.

    DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA

  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, kapha predominant diseases.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa dhatu – indigestion
  • Roga marga – Useful in diseases affecting abhyanthara roga marga like  cough, breathing difficulty, indigestion

DOSAGE AND USAGE

Take 3 gm after food twice or thrice daily along with honey 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    – Effective in respiratory diseases, cleans the respiratory passage

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 acrid, sour and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items, Lukewarm water, gruel
  • Avoid exposure to the cold environment.
  • Avoid sugar-containing diet in patients with diabetes.

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • This medicine should only take as per the direction of the physician.
  • Improper administration and overdosage may lead to side effects like gastric irritations.
  • 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 an Ayurvedic 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

  • Sahasrayogam

EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Swasa kutar ras
  • Kasa kutar ras
  • Vyoshadi vataka
  • Agastya rasayan
  • Kapha kutar ras

   AVAILABLE BRANDS

  • Vaidyaratnam 

        RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Therapeutic and Medicinal Uses of Karpura-A Review
  • Toxicological studies of Karpura Rasa on the basis of lipid profile, Liver function and kidney function in rat plasma after chronic administration

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/266209925_Toxicological_studies_of_Karpura_Rasa_on_the_basis_of_lipid_profile_Liver_function_and_kidney_function_in_rat_plasma_after_chronic_administration

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