Shivakshar Churna – Ayurvedic Classical Medicine:
Shivakshar Churna is a powdered herbal formulation used for treating digestive disorders, loss of appetite. It has carminative properties which help in reducing flatulence. It is very useful in treating indigestion and hepatic complications.
Ingredients of Shivakshar churna:
|Hing ( Ferula asafetida)||Ajwain( Trachyspermum ammi )|
|Jeerak (Cuminum cyminum)||Trikatu ( Sonth, Marich, Pippali)|
|Saindhav lavan ( Rock salt )||Harad ( Terminalia chebula)|
|Madhur kshar ( Sodium bicarbonate)|
|Asafoetida||It is an antiepileptic, antimicrobial, laxative, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, antispasmodic, and anti-flatulent agent.|
|Ajwain||Thymol, the essential oil obtained from ajwain has local anesthetic, antibacterial, and antifungal properties.|
|Shunthi||This extremely useful herb is used to relieve patients suffering from dyspepsia, flatulence, vomiting, spasms, colic and other stomach problems.|
|Pippali||It improves digestion strength, anti-ageing, rejuvenative property.|
|Marich||It is used in Flatulence, indigestion, dysentry, skin disorders, disorders of the liver, oligourea, common cold, cough, asthma, toothache, dental caries, night blindness, eye diseases, etc.|
|Harad||It improves digestion strength & good for eyes, improves vision. It has power anti-aging, rejuvenative activity.|
|Jeerak||It improves digestion strength and other stomach problems.|
|Saindhav lavan||It improves taste& digestion strength. It acts as aphordiasic.|
It is used as carminative and digestive. It is also useful in hyperacidity, dyspepsia, anorexia, flatulence, constipation & all types of abdominal pain due to vata doshas. It is very useful in treating indigestion and hepatic complications.
There are no side effects, and it is best avoided in men seeking treatment for infertility, as it may affect the quality and quantity of sperm production. In higher doses, it may cause burning sensation and loose motion. It is not ideal to use this medicine in people with excessive tiredness, emaciation and who are underweight.
3 to 5 gms to be taken after meals with luke warm water or as directed by the physician.
Available in 100 gms pack.