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

LAVANBHASKAR CHURNA is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. This powder contains herbal ingredients and salts. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.


  • This medicine is mainly used in the management of diseases of the digestive system.
  • It is more effective in indigestion related complaints like abdominal colic, abdominal fullness.
  • This medicine also effective in respiratory diseases.


  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal colic
  • Bloating
  • Malabsorption
  • Fever
  • Piles
  • Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Intestinal worms
  • anaemia


1SAUVARCHALA LAVANASochal salt Carminative, balances vata
2SAINDHAVA LAVANARock salt Carminative, balances vata, pitta, kapha
3VIDA LAVANABlack salt Balances kapha and vata
4SAMUDRA LAVANACommon salt Carminative, balances vata
5SHUNDIGingerZingiber officinaleCarminative
6MARICHABlack pepperPiper nigrumCarminative
7PIPPALILong pepperPiper longumcarminative
8AMLAVETASA Garcinia pedunculataBalances vata
9DHANYAKAcorianderCoriandrum sativumBalances tridosha
10JEERAKA(AJAJI)Cumin seedCuminum cyminumcarminative
11TWAKcinnamonCinnamomum zeylanicumBalances vata and pitta
12ELAcardamomElattaria cardamomumBalances kapha and vata
13KRISHNA JEERAKABlack cuminNigella sativaReduces fever,vomiting
14PATHRA Cinnamomum tamalaBalances kapha and vata
15TALEESA  Abbies webbianaBalances kapha vata
16DADIMA Punica granatumEffective in digestive problems
17NAGAKESARA Mesua ferreacarminative
18PIPPALI MULALong pepperPiper longumcarminative


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


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, pitta, and kapha dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa dhatu – indigestion
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting Abhyanthara roga marga – indigestion, intestinal worms


3gm after food twice daily along with lukewarm water or buttermilk 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 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.


  • 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.


  • This medicine should only take as per the direction of the physician.
  • Improper administration and overdosage leads to side effects
  • Taken by children, lactating women and during pregnancy only after consulting an ayurveda doctor.
  • 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

  • Bhaskara lavanam -Bhaishajya ratnavali [ Agnimandhya chikilsa]
  • Sharangadhara samhita


  • Hingu ashtaka churna
  • Hingu vachadi churna
  • Panchakola churna
  • Gangadhara churna
  • Agnikumar ras


  • Divya pharmacy
  • Dhootapapeshwar
  • Zandu
  • Baidyanath
  • Nagarjuna


  1. Development of quality control parameters of Bhaskar Lavan Churna: A traditional ayurvedic formulation

  • Ayurvedic management of PCOS by lavanabhaskara churna and other medicines

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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