Vara Churna

Vara Churna

Reference : Astangahradayam, Bhavaprakasha haritakyadi varga 42-43.

Vara Churna is otherwise called as Triphala Churna. Tri means three, Phala means fruit, that is made of three fruits. Triphala churna is prepared by drying and powdering these 3 fruits separately and later mixing it in fixed proportion. one of the most famous and widely used Ayurvedic product having wide application in different health related problems.


SiNo Sanskrit name Botanical Name/ Common name Quantity
1 Haritaki Terminalia chebula 1 Part
2 Vibhitaki Terminalia bellirica 1 Part
3 Amalaki Emblica officinalis 1 Part


Ayurvedic properties of Vara Churna:

Roga karma: Used in Twak roga, prameha, medas, netraroga, vibandha, arshas, bhagandhara, vrana and amlapitta.

Dosha karma: Kaphapittahara.

Agni karma: Deepana.

Other karma: Srotoshodana, kledahara, shophahara.

With all the above said properties, this particular medicinal formulation can be used in Obesity, diabetes, digestive complaints like indigestion, sour belching, flatulence, constipation, conjunctivitis, skin diseases, good anti oxidant and having excellent wound healing properties..

Dose : 2 to 6 grams along with warm water or honey twice daily after food. For constipation 8 to 10 grams with warm water night after food. Decoction of vara churna used to wash the eyes in conjunctivitis and non healing wound.

Adjuvant(Anupana): In obesity along with honey, in eye diseases along with ghee and honey, in constipation along with hot water.

Side effects: Heavy dose may induce increased loose stools ( easily manageable by having 1 to 2 glass of buttermilk along with meals).



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