Sidharthaka Snana Choornam -Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Sidharthaka snana churna is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of skin diseases as bath powder. This medicine contains herbal ingredients only. This medicine should only use as per the direction by a physician.

BENEFITS OF SIDHARTHAKA SNANA CHURNA

  • This medicine is popularly used in the management of skin diseases as bath powder.
  • As per ayurvedic classics, it is known as snana churna.

INDICATIONS OF SIDHARTHAKA SNANA CHURNA

  • Kushta – Skin diseases
  • Swayathu – swelling

  INGREDIENTS OF SIDHARTHAKA SNANA CHURNA

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMELATINQUANTITYACTION
1MUSTACyperus rotundus1 partAntipyretic action
2KUSHTASaussurea lappa1 partEffective in skin diseases
3ARAGVADHACassia fistula1 partAntimicrobial action
4HARITAKITerminalia chebula1 partrejuvenator
5VIBHITAKITerminalia bellerica1 partrejuvenator
6AMALAKI  Emblica officinalis1 partrejuvenator
7MADANARandia dumetorum1 partBalances kapha, vata
8KARANJAPongamia pinnata1 partgastroprotective property
9PHALINI  Callicarpa macrophylla1 partEffective in skin diseases
10SAPTHAHWAAlstonia scholaris1 partEffective in skin diseases
11KUTAJAHolarrhena antidysenterica1 partRelieves diarrhoea
12DARVIBerberis aristata1 partEffective in skin diseases

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Above mentioned drugs are taken in equal quantity and powdered.

DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA

  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, pitta and 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

The powder is to be mixed with boiled water and used for bath. For making lepa the powder is made into a paste and applied over the affected area. When it starts to dry up the paste is gently rubbed and cleaned.

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 wholesome food items.

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

  • Ashtanga hridaya – kushta chikilsa

           EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Mulgadi snana churna

           AVAILABLE BRANDS

  • Vaidyaratnam

           RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Pharmacological evaluation and action of karanja patra kalka siddha taila in striae gravidarum
  • In Vitro Anti Acne Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Stem of Berberis aristata

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/317923751_In_Vitro_Anti_Acne_Activity_of_Ethanolic_Extract_of_Stem_of_Berberis_aristata

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