Reference: Astangahradayam Sutrasthana 14:24
Vidangadi Churna: Is an Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine in Powder, All the below mentioned drugs are dried and powdered separately and later it is mixed together in a fixed ratio along with lauha bhasma.
Synonym: Vilangadi churnam
|SI.NO||Sanskrit name||Botanical name||Quantity|
|1||Vidanga||Embelia ribes||1 Part|
|2||Nagara||Zingiber officinalis||1 Part|
|3||Kshara (Yavakshara)||Alkaly of Hordeum vulgare||1 Part|
|4||Lauha bhasma||Lauha bhasma||1 Part|
|5||Yava||Hordeum vulgare||1 Part|
|6||Amalaki||Emblica officinalis||1 Part|
Roga karma: Sthoulya, prameha and krimihara.
Dosha karma: Kaphahara, Balances Vata and Pitta.
Other Karma: Medohara, srotoshodana, lekhana and grahi.
With all the above said properties, this particular medicinal formulation can be used in obesity, diabetes, used in treatment of intestinal worms, anorexia, abdominal colic, this is prescribed for daily use for tubercular glands and diabetic carbuncles. The troubles of the obese due to over eating and lack of exercise can mostly be avoided by taking this daily.
Dose : ¼ to ½ teaspoon along with honey or warm water, two times a day, before or after food as directed by the physician.