Yavanyadi Choornam

Yavanyadi Choornam

Reference :Astangahradaya chikitsastana 9/109 -111, Ayurvedic Formulary of India.

Ingredients:

Si.No Sanskrit name Botanical Name/ Common name Quantity
1 Yavani  Trachyspermum ammi 1 Part
2 Pippalimoola(root) Piper longum 1 Part
3 Twak Cinnamum zeylanicum 1 Part
4 Ela Elettaria cardamomum 1 Part
5 Patra Cinnamomum tamala 1 Part
6 Nagakesara Mesua ferrea 1 Part
7 Nagara Zingiber officinalis 1 Part
8 Maricha Piper nigrum 1 Part
9 Agni(chitraka) Plumbago zeylanicum 1 Part
10 Jala(hrivera) Pavonia odorata 1 Part
11 Ajaji(swetha jeeraka) Cuminum cyminum 1 Part
12 Dhanya(dhanyaka) Coriandrum sativum 1 Part
13 Sauvarchala lavana Sauvarchala salt 3 Parts
14 Vrakshamla Garcinia indica 3 Parts
15 Dhataki Woodfordia fruticosa 3 Parts
16 Krishna(pippali) Piper longum 3 Parts
17 Bilva Aegle marmelos 3 Parts
18 Dhadima Punica granatum 3 Parts
19 Dipyaka(ajamoda) Trachyspermum roxburghianum 3 Parts
20 Sita Suger 6 Parts
21 kapittha Feronia elephantum 8 Parts

 

Yavanyadi Choornam is an Ayurvedic medicine, The above ingredients are powdered separately and mixed together in specified quantity. This mixture of above mentioned 21 dry herbal powder along with sugar and salt used in the management digestive system and respiratory system related complaints. It is also known as kapittashtaka churnam

Ayurvedic properties:

Roga karma: Athisara, grahani,gulma,udararoga, kasa, shwasa, agnimandya, arsha, peenasa and arochaka.

Dosha karma: Tridoshahara especially kaphavatahara.

Agni karma: Deepana, pachana.

Other gunas: Vatanulomaka, srotoshodaka, hridya and shulahara.

With all the above said properties, this particular medicinal formulation can be used in Digestion related problems like Diarrhoea, indigestion, bloating, loss of appetite, piles, distaste Respiratory system related complaints like asthama, cough, rhinitis and sinusitis, piles, anorexia, sprue.

Dose :  2 to 4 grams along with honey or butter milk twice daily after food.

Yavanyadi Choornam Side Effects:  In very higher doses, it may cause gastric irritation.

 

 

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