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

Sarshapadi churna is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of filariasis and skin diseases. This medicine contains herbal ingredients only. This medicine should only use as per the direction by a physician.

BENEFITS OF SARSHAPADI CHURNA

  • This medicine is popularly used in the management of skin diseases as an external application.
  • As per ayurvedic classics, it balances kapha dosha.

INDICATIONS OF SARSHAPADI CHURNA

  • Kushta – Skin diseases
  • Shlipada – filariasis
  • Kandu – itching
  • Scabies
  • Sopha – swelling

INGREDIENTS OF SARSHAPADI CHURNA

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMEENGLISHLATINQUANTITYACTION
1SHUNDIGingerZingiber officinale1 partCarminative
2SARSHAPAMustardBrassica campestris1 partAntibacterial action
3VIJAYA Cannabis sativa1 part 
4HINGUAsafoetidaFerula asafoetida1 partcarminative
5VACHA Acorus calamus1 partThe beneficiary effect in the nervous system
6SHIGRU                   Moringa oleifera1 partRejuvenator
7ARKA Calotropis procera1 partBalances vata dosha

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  kapha dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, raktha dhatu – skin diseases
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting all roga marga
  • Bahya roga marga – skin diseases

DOSAGE AND USAGE

External application of churna on the affected area 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 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.

              RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOUR

  • Avoid food items which produce dosha imbalance like cold, more salty, sour and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol.

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • This medicine should only administer as per the direction by the physician.
  • Improper administration may lead to side effects
  • Can this medicine be used while taking Allopathic treatments?

                    Seek your doctor’s advice if you are using this medicine along with Allopathic treatments.

  • How long the medicine can be used?

            Duration of medicinal application on the affected area is based on your stage of the disease. Before using medicine consult a physician.

  • Is this medicine habit forming?

    This medicine is not habit-forming. After using for a prescribed period gradually decrease the duration and eventually stop it.

                  CLASSICAL REFERENCE

  • Sarvaroga chikilsa ratnam

EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Gandhaka rasayanam  – for internal administration
  • Kanchanara guggulu

           AVAILABLE BRANDS

  • Kottakkal aryavaidya sala

       RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. A review on anti-toxic effect of sweta sarshapa

http://www.thepharmajournal.com/archives/2019/vol8issue1/PartE/7-11-114-962.pdf

The Food and Drug Administration, United States has not evaluated these statements. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please consult your GP before the intake.

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