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Triphala + Indian Noni + Punarnavadi Mandur + Hingoli + Uttareni + Jeera + Menthi + Reishi Mushroom + Sitophaladi Churna +


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01. TRIPHALA :

Triphala is best suited to combat all the stomach problems. Triphala is one of the most popular and basic herbal health tonics of India prescribed by almost all Ayurvedic Doctors for clearing constipation. Most of the diseases from which we suffer have their roots in the stomach. Where there is a healthy stomach, there is a healthy body and mind. All those who wants to maintain good health must invariably start taking triphala on every day basis. It is also useful in blood pressure control, artritis and many other problems.

It is available in the form of churna as well as tablets. The normal dose is 1 - 2 tablets twice a day with warm water. Zandu makes plain triphala tablets and Baidynath makes Triphala Guggulu tablets. Triphala Guggulu ( daily one tablet) is specially beneficial for people suffering from arthritis. There are many other brands of triphala available from any Indian Medical stores.

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02. INDIAN NONI :

NONI is a Herbal Dietary Supplement and a Health Enhancer. Noni is a powerful Health drink that keeps us healthy always, all the time. It has been used by millions for more than 2000 years. Noni is natures gift to Humanity. Noni is rich in Vitamins A, C, E, B, B2, B6, B12, Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Folic Acid, Pantothenic Acid, Phos- phorus, Magnesuim, Zinc, Copper and other minerals like Chromium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Sodium, Potassium, Carbo-hydrates and 150 isolated nutraceuticals. All those who can afford to spend money for good health and interested to reach the highest possible status in society through their job must go for this Noni drink.



It is a really miracle drink which can give a new lease of life to all those who are suffering from incurable and unknown diseases. I have a personal experience in restoring my good health after suffering unknown chest pain related problems for a period of 5 five years. The relief came within 3 days of drinking and after one month, now I feel like healthy person once again. If any of the readers are serious about this product, the may contact me on e-mail : kokolu_ankarao@yahoo.com

The many health benefits that Noni offers are:
Studies have found that noni is a true adaptogen and enhances the body's healing system. It helps bring the body into more normal balance and this state of being normal is called homeostatsis. If the blood pressure is high, noni helps to lower it, and if the blood pressure is too low, noni helps raise it. It also controls the blood sugar and too much or too little acid in the body, the same way. Noni is also considered to be a strong blood purifier, immune system builder and to cleanse the body of harmful bacteria.

Noni improves the functions of the thyroid and the thymus glands, which help fight infections and other problems with the immune system. It helps strengthen the immune system by stimulating the components of the sluggish system and by decreasing the over active immune system.

A good source of vitamin C, noni acts as a natural antioxidant that supports the kidneys, increases the flow of urine to flush toxins from the body and increases the energy levels.

An excellent digestive stimulant, it helps treat indigestion and gas, thereby stimulating the appetite.

The wonder substance xeronine that it contains helps maintain healthy cell structure within the circulatory system. It stabilizes blood sugar and fights heart diseases.

The anti-inflammatory agent found in this ancient remedy helps relieve pain and reduces swelling and inflammation. It also minimizes the damage of joints and smoothens the joint movement. People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis report immense from pain and swelling as well as an increase in mobility.

Noni is anti bacterial, analgesic and contains cancer-inhibiting compounds.

Containing anti-depressant compounds, it helps fight depression through its effect on brain hormones and neurotransmitters.

It lessens the need for men with an enlarged prostrate to urinate at night. It's also been shown to be beneficial in treating impotence, infertility, irregular menstrual cycle and relieving menstrual cramping.

It has been accepted that one of noni's major benefits, is in its relief of most types of pain. Doctor's and other health professionals interviewed believe that noni helped 88% of their pain patients. At the Laboratory of Pharmacosny of the University of Metz in France, they have found Noni has a central analgesic (pain killing) effect, being 75% as effective as Morphine Sulphate in relieving most pain. Additionally it is not addictive.

These are only a few examples of an extensive list of benefits that regular consumers of NONI have experienced.

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03. PUNARNAVADI MANDUR :

Punarnavadi Mandur is very useful in maintaining over all heath especially when it comes to the right functioning of liver, kidneys, and digestive system. Punarnavadi mandur is one of the ace remedies of inflammation in ayurveda. It is useful in anaemia, inflammation, acute abdominal pains, piles and abdominal tumors.

Some of the therapeutic uses of Punarnavadi Mandur are similar to that of Arogyavardhini as both of them contasin Katuki herb or its equivalent herbs. The following are therapeutic uses of Punarnavadi Mandur:

Although this is considered to be mainly treating various types of gastric disorders but yet it also finds application in various other disease types too. This brings about the cleansing the entire system thus helping in attainment of healthy mind, body and soul.

Punar navadi mandur is best solution for kidney disorders and works greatly as kidney supplement. In Kidney Herbal Treatment it is well suited. As this formulation is best for improper or lack of digestive fire. It works on indigestion, lake of appetite, abdominal gas and remove Ama dosha's which are due to lake of fire. Taste of this tablet is delicious, so it produces salivation and helps increasing the appetite. Increases digestion, and also increases appetite by helping the liver to function better. Its unique combination acts as an appetizer if taken before meal and as a digestive if taken after meal. By stimulating fat burn it also helps in mobilizing over deposited fat from the tissues.



The main Ingredients are :



This formula contains components of triphala and trikatu. Triphala is a well known digestive rejuvenator. Trikatu corrects the metabolism. Haridra scrapes out the unnecessary fat and other toxins out of the body. The importance of Katuki is explained uder Arogyavardhini formula.

In ayurveda, Mandura Bhasma is prepared by the purification and calcination of iron rust. It is a curative for pandu (anemia), kshobham (vata imbalance due to shock), kaamila (jaundice), kumbha kamila and haleemakam.

Analysis of the data of the haematinic study reveals both Lauha bhasma and Mandura bhasma have significant haematinic activity. Lauha Bhasma and Mandura Bhasma, the most frequently used Ayurvedic preparation of metallic iron, were prepared by classical as well as mechanical methods, to lay down standard operating procedure (SOP) for preparing these Bhasmas. Both the Bhasmas were chemically analyzed and pharmacologically and clinically investigated in iron deficiency anaemia. Analytical study of Lauha Bhasma and Mandura Bhasma revealed the presence of various proportions of important metals along with varied concentration of iron in these. The effect of both the Bhasmas in the management of Panduroga i.e iron deficiency anaemia in animal model as well as human were found to be statistically significant in comparison to the reference standard drug dried ferrous sulphate treatment group. Mandura Bhasma was found to be a better haematinic than Lauha Bhasma in comparison to reference standard drug.

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04. HINGOLI :

Dabur Hingoli Tablets provide the natural way to relief from gas. It contains herbs and spices like hing, trusted and used for generations to stimulate digestion. The appetizing herbs that are deployed for the formulation of hingoli are useful for the digestion process. The hingoli is effective for the treatment of digestion related ailments like acidity, nausea, gastritis, indigestion and flatulence. The best thing about hingoli is that it is an ayurvedic medicine and hence no side effects. The following are the herbs and spices:

  • Hing (Asafoetida)
  • Kali Mirch (Black Pepper) - gastro-intestinal stimulant
  • Zeera (Cumin) - antispasmodic
  • Sonthi (Dry Ginger extract) - digestive and tonic
  • Nimbu Saar (Lemon extract) - digestive stimulant


Hing (Asafoetida) :
Hing also known as Narthex or Asafoetida (Ferula foetida). According to ayurveda, asafetida/hing improves stamina and imparts proper functioning of the earth element. It helps in balancing the vata dosha. This herb also supports agni in a healthy way. Hing can be referred to as a herb that increases earth and fire as well as pacifies air.

Asafetida is a vermicide and it stimulates the bowels and gastric acids. It is an appetizer and lessens the gastric formation in the abdomen. It has a calming effect on the human nerves and energizes the uterus. Taken in the proper quantity and mixed in right proportion with other herbs and supplements, it is a really beneficial digestive ingredient.

Hing is considered good for the appetite and digestion. It is a warming spice and contributes the pungent taste. Raw hing has an unpleasant odor. To release the true flavor of hing, you have to sauté it in oil or ghee. A pinch of ground hing goes a long way.Hing reduces gas and a 'bloaty' feeling and helps improve to break-down the food eaten. This spice acts as a digestive aid, spice, a condiment and also added in pickles and papad. Its medicinal properties lessen flatulence and those suffering from asthma and bronchitis can gain some relief from it.

In Ayurveda, hing (asafoetida) is considered to be one of the best spices for balancing the vata dosha Asafoetida reduces the growth of indigenous microflora in the gut. It is reputed to lessen flatulence. Its dried gum helps relieve headache and shows promising results in treating migraines. It is also known to aid whooping cough, asthma, and bronchitis. A folk tradition remedy for children's colds. Asafoetida has broad uses in traditional medicine as an antimicrobial, with well documented uses for treating chronic bronchitis and whooping cough. Asafoetida has also been reported to have contraceptive/abortifacient activity.

Its medicinal values include anti-kapha and vaata activities that make it an effective digestive stimulant, carminative, flavour enhancer, mucolytic, anthelmentic and pain-reliever. It is also suggested that it be fried in ghee before use in food or medicine as consuming it raw can cause nausea.

Its minerals and Vitamins contents include substantial calcium besides phosphorus, iron, carotene, riboflavin and niacin.

Black Pepper
Known as Marich in Sanskrit and Piper nigrum scientifically, its popular name is kali mirach. Black pepper is a native of the Western Ghats of India. It has the following properties: analgesic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, cardiac, carminative, digestive, diuretic, laxative, stimulant, tonic. An aromatic, pungent, warming herb that lowers fever and improves digestion. In Ayurvedic medicine black pepper has been used to aid digestion, improve the appetite, treat coughs, colds, breathing and heart problems, colic, diabetes, anaemia and piles. Stomach ailments such as dyspepsia, flatulence, constipation and diarrhoea are all treated with black pepper, which may be mixed with other substances such as castor oil, cow's urine or ghee.

Black pepper (or perhaps long pepper) is also prescribed for such illnesses as earache, gangrene, heart disease, hernia, hoarseness, indigestion, insect bites, insomnia, joint pain, liver problems, lung disease, cholera, syphilis, oral abscesses, sunburn, tooth decay, and toothaches.

Ayurvedic medicine uses pepper mixed with ghee (buttery type of compound) to treat:nasal congestion, sinusitis, skin eruptions, epilepsy.

Zeera (Cumin)
This spice has been praised as jeeraka , jarana and ajaaji for its medicinal qualities in ayurvedic texts. These names refer to its carminative and digestive properties. Due to its numerous medicinal properties, jeera is used as an ingredient in many home remedies and ayurvedic preparations. According ayurvedic principles these seeds balance vata and kapha. Cumin seeds are highly beneficial in digestive disorders like biliousness, morning sickness, indigestion, atonic dyspepsia, diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome, and flatulent colic.

A few of cumin's medicinal uses include treating asthma, tumors, colic, fever, and snakebite. Cumin is stomachic, diuretic, carminative, stimulant, astringent, emmenagogic and antispasmodic. Cumin stimulates the appetite. Black cumin is useful in the treatment of pile. Cumin is effective in relieving sleeplessness. For diabetes, take 1/2 tsp of crushed jeera with water twice daily.

Sonthi (Dry Ginger)
Ginger has a pungent smell and taste and that attributes to the presence of a particular oil in its edible part. It is the flesh of the ginger that is dried and beaten in to a mesh and paste sometimes, widely used in cooking. Its juice is also used in beverages as well as snacks. it also has medicinal properties and has blood thinning properties that indirectly lower cholesterol.

Ginger acts as a digestive aid. Its pungent essential oils aid digestion by stimulating the activity of digestive enzymes. Fresh ginger is good for easing indigestion, stomach pain and nausea and for stopping diarrhea caused by poor digestion. Dry ginger is good for cardiovascular health. It increases the tone and peristalsis of the intestine and Reduces flatulence. Dry ginger is effective against fever, dropsy, asthmaa and jaundice. Dry ginger, on the ther hand is better for warming the body. Ginger oil has a spicy and peppery aroma, so it is often blended with other essential oils to produce many different mixtures for many different ailments. Ginger powder is used as a food flavoring agent and also in pharmaceutical preparations. It is great in various types of Indian and Chinese dishes as well as used in case of motion sickness and morning sickness.

The dry ginger is commonly known as sweet ginger and sonth. This is widely demanded for various cooking and medicinal purposes. This is used in various dished to enhance the aroma and zing. On the medicinal grounds, dry ginger powder is used for the treatment of nausea and vomiting that are associated with sea sickness, pregnancy, motion etc.

Medical research has shown that ginger root is an effective treatment for nausea caused by motion sickness or other illness. It also contains many antioxidants that acts as an effective medicine for treating cough and cold. It is also one of the major ingredients of a majority of cough syrups. It is also used as a cure for gastro-intestinal and carminative problems. Ginger is said to have analgesic, sedative, antipyretic, antibacterial properties.

Nimbu Saar (Lemon Juice)
Lemon juice helps digestion, making sure that the liver rids itself of any impurities, which is essential to losing weight and keeping off excess weight. People who consume a high dosage of vitamin c are more likely to lose weight, as lemon juice can speed up the metabolism. The citric acid in lemons helps to stimulate gastric juices and saliva, helping the digestive process. Due to its acidity, even a very small amount of lemon juice can aid natural digestion.

Lemon juice is a purifier and cuts ama in the digestive tract. A slice of fresh ginger with a little lemon juice is recommended by ayurvedic healers as a way to stoke the digestive fires and appetite before a main meal. Lemon juice works great as it enhances internal cleansing. Being an antiseptic and antibacterial, lemon juice reduces the presence of bacteria that cause diseases inside the digestive tract. he problems of flatulence and bloating are also dealt with easily through the help of lemon juice. It also boosts lethargic appetite and allows a better flow of digestive juice.

emon juice is excellent as a Master Cleanse diet component because it affects the efficiency of the body's digestive system. When taken each morning, lemon juice stimulates the production of bile, which is necessary for digestion. When you take lemon juice each day, it can help to lower your blood sugar. When taken with a meal, lemon juice can reduce the glycemic index of the foods you are eating and help prevent severe swings in blood sugar levels.

Lemon juice helps the body to absorb calcium. This assists in preventing osteoporosis and also helps the body to break down fat. Lemon juice contains antioxidants. These help to boost the immune system and have antiviral and antiallergenic qualities. The antioxidants in lemons also help to stabilise blood sugar levels, which in turn reduces hunger. On the immune system, lemon's antiseptic properties make it useful when colds, influenza, fevers and infections are present.

Lemon's effects upon circulation include it's ability to lessen high blood pressure, reduce varicose veins and help stop nosebleeds. It's effects upon muscles and joints can be it's ability to relieve painful arthritis and rheumatism. Cellulite also can be reduced with the use of lemon. Due to lemon's antispasmodic properties, it can help when asthma is present. It can clear catarrh from the respiratory tract and aid in the treatment of bronchitis.

Note : This Hingoli contains Nimbu Saar ( Lemon Juice) and hence kapha body people may face problems relating to allergic colds. Such Kapha body people may use Hingastak.

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05. UTTARENI TOOTH POWDER :

Uttareni ( in Telugu language) is known as :Prickly flower in English, Katalati in Malayalam, Apang,chirchira,chirchita in Hindi, and Apang, apamarga in Bengali.

Make powder of 100 gm Uttareni seeds and sieve. Add 10 gm salt powder and store in a bottle. If one brushes his teeth with this powder teeth will strengthen and also whitens. Worms in the teeth will die and decayed teeth get set right.

It is said that our teeth will be strong, white and clean without any dental problems, if we daily clean our teeth using Uttareni twigs. It is my personal experience that by crushing one or two small pieces of Uttareni twigs( or even leaves) into fine paste and by keeping it in your mouth for a sufficient period, it will make your teeth very strong and germ free. Believe me that the uttareni juice is more powerful than many powerful antibiotics which are used to combat toothaches.

Try this daily - First brush your teeth with normal tooth paste before you go to sleep. Next, take 2 -3 small pieces of uttareni twings or leaves ( fresh or dried) and crush then into a fine paste. Allow the paste to remain in your mouth throughout the night. If you feel uneasy with the paste in your mouth, you may swallow it or spit it out. But do not wash your mouth now at this stage so that the Uttareni juice that remains in your mouth will continue to do its job of killing germs overnight. If you can do this daily, I am sure that you will retain all your 32 teeth intact even in your old age.

How to keep Uttareni fresh for a long time ?

Pluck out a fresh uttareni plant along with its roots and cut off the roots. Wash the stems and leaves with fresh water to remove the dirt and dust. Now pluck the leaves and keep them in a separately in a tray. Now, cut the stems into small pieces of about one inch length approximately. Put all these uttareni pieces also on another side of the same tray. Allow them to get dry but they should remain fresh. There should not be any water sticking to leaves and stem pieces. Keep the stems and leaves in separate polythin bags along with small pieces of dry newspaper or any other paper which can obsorbe the moisture released by leaves and stems. Keep these bags in refrigirator. These leaves and stem pices of uttareni can remain fresh from 15 - 30 days. Every day take 2-3 pieces of uttareni stems and 1-2 uttareni leaves and crush them well into fine paste before you sleep.

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06. JEERA ( JEELAKARA ) POWDER :

Jeelakara / Jeera / Cumin is said to aid in digestion and support liver function. Jeera is useful in the treatment of indigestion and related problems. The jeera water is very good for improving digestion plus improves your blood circulation.Whether it is summer or winter it does not matter. Along with asafetida, ajwain and fenugreek or methi, jeera is one of the more health-conscious ingredients in traditional recipes. Even if you don't have any specific ailment to cure, Cumin is a great tonic for the body.

According to “Secrets of Indian Herbs” a book published by Pathanjali Yogpeeth that my mother got me recently, cumin seeds promote digestive functions, cure pitta, promote intellect, cure cough, enhance taste, and are anti pyretic and beneficial for the eyes.Cumin makes a great tonic for the body even if you don't have a specific ailment to cure. It is said to increase the heat in the body thus making metabolism more efficient. It is also thought to be a powerful kidney and liver herb and can help boost your immune system.

The seeds themselves are rich in iron and are thought to help stimulate the secretion of enzymes from the pancreas which can help absorb nutrients into the system. It has also been shown to boost the power of the liver's ability to detoxify the human body. Cumin is also said to help relieve symptoms of the common cold due to it's antiseptic properties. Again, you'll want to boil the seeds in a tea and then drink a couple of times a day. If you also have a sore throat then try adding some dry ginger to help soothe it.

The health benefits of cumin include digestion, piles, insomnia, respiratory disorders, asthma, bronchitis, common cold, lactation, anemia, skin disorders, boils, immunity, and cancer.

Ayurveda recommends you to drink warm jeera water. Warm jeera water will always refresh your body. More than your cold water it is potent enough to flush out the toxins from your body. It lubricates your digestive system and smoothen your digestion and relieve you from constipation problems. You will not suffer from flatulence, acidity and burning sensations. Your skin gets enough hydration and protected from skin dryness and pigmentation.

Its digestive properties are well brought out by those beverages that accompany large meals – roasted jeera is a staple in buttermilk or 'jaljeera', or even the 'aam ka panna' juice made with raw mangoes in the beginning of summer. Jeera is a carminative, or a substance that prevents the formation of gas or flatulence in the system.

In traditional medicine systems, cumin seeds are used extensively in preparations to stop morning sickness, jaundice, nausea, vomiting and colic, as well as diarrhea and dysentery. It is also considered a calming ingredient, that helps one to sleep. Scientists are currently studying its anti-cancer properties, but what is already known is that jeera can be a powerful anti-bacterial. Traditional cumin decoctions were used against hookworm infections.

Digestion :Our forefathers knew the importance of 'jeera' as a powerful aid to digestion. Cumin is extremely good for digestion and related problems. Research has shown that cumin may stimulate the secretion of pancreatic enzymes, compounds necessary for proper digestion, break down foods and nutrient assimilation. It also helps in the cure of digestion related problems. Cumin seeds possess an aromatic chemical organic compound known as Cuminaldehyde, which is an integral constituent of its essential oil that is responsible for its healing properties. This volatile oil in cumin seeds helps in activating the salivary glands and facilitates the digestion of food.Another equally important compound in cumin seeds is known as thymol that is responsible for aiding in the secretion of acids, bile and enzymes thus further stimulating the digestion of food. The essential oils present in cumin seeds is what gives the herb its potency in relieving stomach disorders and promoting digestion. The cumin seeds are also rich in dietary fiber and are believed to be an effective remedy against piles. Due to its essential oils, magnesium and sodium content, it promotes digestion and also gives relief in stomach-ache when taken with hot water (like aqua ptycotis and mint).

It pacifies Vata and Kapha, and is helpful for digestion for Pitta in small quantities. It is also a cleansing spice, and helps burn ama--digestive toxins--that are considered the starting point of many disorders by ayurvedic healers. Cumin helps enhance appetite, and is helpful for the stomach, the liver and the intestines. Cumin relieves gas and bloating in the digestive tract. Cumin tea ( jeera water ) , prepared by steeping cumin seeds in boiling water, can be drunk after a meal to aid digestion. A tea made from equal portions of cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fennel seeds is an excellent digestant.

Cold: Consume jeera powder or jeera water daily to fight common cold and other infections. It has good antiseptic properties that fights common cold and fevers.The essential oils present in cumin act as disinfectants and help fight viral infections which cause common cold. A tea prepared by boiling cumin seeds and a small piece of fresh ginger help to give relief in common cold. Cumin is said to help in treatment of the common cold, when added to hot milk and consumed. Cumin also does not let cough formation in the respiratory system as it is supposed to be hot and dries up the excess mucus. Cumin is rich in iron and has considerable amount of vitamin-C, which are essential for a good immunity and keeps infections away.

Make cumin seed tea and drink two or three times a day to help calm the symptoms of a cold or respiratory disorders as well. Cumin helps to reduce a fever, calm a cough and fight infection which causes a cold. he presence of the rich aromatic essential oils and caffeine (the stimulating agent) makes cumin an ideal anti congestive combination for those suffering from respiratory disorders such as Asthma, Bronchitis etc. Additionally, black cumin inhalations may relieve respiratory congestion.

Insomnia : This is one of the important insomnia home remedies. Cumin is valuable in relieving sleeplessness. Black cumin has long been used to promote a deep, restful sleep and calmn mind. A teaspoon of the fried powder of cumin seeds mixed with the pulp of a ripe banana can be taken at night to induce sleep.

Regular use of warm jeera water is highly benrficial. Alternatively jeera powder may be made with the same contents and be taken with warm water, may be with a pinch of salt.

Piles : Black cumin is beneficial in the treatment of piles. Cumin with buttermilk soothes the itching piles. About 60 grams of the seeds, of which half should be roasted, should be ground together. Three grams of this flour should be taken with water.

Roast cumin seeds, add equal proportion of black pepper and rock salt in it to make a powder. Intake this powder along with butter milk after meal to cure piles-wart. Another remedy - Mix dry ginger, cumin seed and rock salt powder in thick curd, intake this mixture after meal to cure piles-wart.

Anemia: Cumin seeds are a great source of iron. Therefore, daily intake of cumin seeds through food can help in the cure of anemia and also prevent the deficiency of iron in healthy people. As a form of nutritional supplement cumin seeds can be added to the diet for people who suffer from anemia. Cumin is very rich in iron (above 66 mg. in each 100 grams) which is more than 5 times the daily requirement of iron for an adult. This iron is the main constituent of haemoglobin in the red blood corpuscles of blood. It is haemoglobin which transfers oxygen (as oxide of iron) to the body-cells and whose deficiency causes anemia. So, cumin can be a nutritious additive to daily diet for anemic people.

Immunity : Black Cumin has been found to be a very strong immune system booster, as well as having anti-cancer properties. It is a powerful kidney and liver herb that helps boost immunity. Cumin in the seed and oil form, improves the immunity system with the help of vitamins such as vitamin A and vitamin C. The essential oils present in cumin also play an important role in strengthening the immune system.

How to prepasre warm Jeera Water ?
Raw Ingredients
  • Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) One tablespoon
  • Dry Ginger (Zingiber officinale) One small piece
  • Jeera (Cumin um Cyminum) Two tablespoon
Method
  • Boil the water in a water pot.
  • Add the ingredients and boil
  • Allow to remain warm
Benefits of Spices
  • Gargle jeera water. It controls foul smell at your mouth. Keep your mouth fresh.
  • Heals mouth ulcers
  • It is an excellent carminative. Improves appetite. Smooth ens digestion.
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Balances the vata, pita and kapha.
  • Recommended for nursing (lactating) mothers
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07. MENTHI ( FENUGREEK ) POWDER :

Fenugreek has excellent medicinal virtues. It is highly useful in the treatment of diabetese, sinitus and also digestion problems. It is one of the Indian kitchen herbs which is normally used in coocking on regular basis. But those who are having the above problems must take an extra dose of moderate quantity of fenugreek on daily basis to cure the problems without visiting doctors. Fenugreek is recommended by alternative health practitioners for increasing milk production in nursing mothers. Take one fourth / half a spoon of fenugreek powder along with every meal for your good health. This may be taken along with higvastak powder.

Its regular use helps keeps the body clean and healthy. The leaves of Fenugreek are aromatic, cooling and a mild laxative. The seeds have soothing effect on the skin. They increase the secretion and discharge of urine, promote lactation in nursing mothers. They are the best cleanser within the body, highly mucus solvent and soothing agents . Fenugreek has the ability to soften and dissolve hardened masses of accumulated mucus. It helps to expel toxic wastes through lymphatic systems. It expels mucus and phlegm from the bronchial tubes.

It has antiseptic properties and kills infection in the lungs. Fenugreek contains lecithin which dissolves cholesterol and contains lipotropic (fat dissolving) substances, which dissolves deposits of fat, prevents fatty accumulates and water retention. Fenugreek is also considered an aphrodisiac.

The seeds of fenugreek are another effective remedy for sinusitis. During the early stages of any of the respiratory tract infections such as Bronchitis, Influenza, Sinusitis, Catarrh and suspected Pneumonia, Fenugreek tea helps to perspire, dispel toxicity and shorten gestation period of fever. Fenugreek seed by itself can be used as a nutritional support against general respiratory tract infections. It soothes inflamed tissue and helps produce a thinner mucus that can flush the toxins out of sinus cavities. It is also an excellent source of iron for energy and blood building, and has a high amount of selenium as an antioxidant, which is especially needed during an illness. Fenugreek helps in the nutritional battle against digestive problems that are often the root cause of congestion in the first place.

Fenugreek has many beneficial effects on the respiratory system and is an effective treatment for lung disorders. It is a fine expectorant that relieves asthma and sinus problems by reducing mucus and is also good for coughs and cold. Fenugreek is said to dissolve hardened masses of accumulated mucus and is considered a treatment for tuberculosis. As a body cleanser and expectorant, Fenugreek is said to expel toxic waste and mucus through the elimination system. Used externally, Fenugreek's mucus-dissolving properties help to ease sore throat when used as a gargle.

Fenugreek is a practical herb for all mucus conditions of the body, particularly the lungs, by helping to clear congestion. It is a powerful antioxidant and it acts as a mucus solvent and throat cleanser, which also eases the urge to cough. Even drinking the water that seeds have soaked in and been rinsed with, helps to soften and dissolve, accumulated and hardened masses of cellular debris. Use fenugreek for head colds, influenza, catarrh, constipation, bronchial complaints, asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, pleurisy, tuberculosis, sore throat, laryngitis, hay fever and sinusitis.

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seeds contain volatile oils, alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, and mucilaginous components. These seeds have a long history of use as a spice, and have been widely used in the ancient Ayurvedic system of health practices for thousands of years. In botanical literature, Fenugreek has been documented as a supporter for the natural relaxation of the bronchial muscles. Combined with other qualities it becomes an outstanding food for maintaining healthy lung function.

Seeds when moistened with water become slightly mucilaginous and the tea made from this has the power to dissolve sticky substance like mucus. They are the best cleansers to body, highly mucus-solvents and soothing agents. The fenugreek tea soothes inflamed stomach and intestines and cleanses the stomach, bowels, kidneys and respiratory tract of excess mucus. It is a fine expectorant that relieves asthma and sinus problems by reducing mucus and is also good for coughs and cold. Fenugreek is said to dissolve hardened masses of accumulated mucus and is considered a treatment for tuberculosis. As a body cleanser and expectorant, Fenugreek is said to expel toxic waste and mucus through the elimination system. A tea made from them has the power to dissolve more sticky substance as body mucus.

Fenugreek tea has a soothing effect on the inflamed stomach and intestines. It cleans the stomach, bowls and kidneys. It helps healing peptic ulcers by providing coating of mucilaginous matter. Fenugreek leaves (preferably fresh) are beneficial in the treatment of indigestion, flatulence and a sluggish liver.

Fenugreek seeds can also be taken for diabetes. Fenugreek seeds are also used for removing dandruff. Fenugreek seeds made in gruel, given to nursing mothers increase the flow of milk. Fenugreek is rich in Vitamin A and D. It also contains an oil that resembles cod liver oil. Fenugreek is rich in minerals and is high in protein. It has Vitamin B1, B2, B3 and contains chlorine, lecithin and iron.

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08. REISHI MUSHROOM :

Hailed in ancient Eastern medicine as the "mushroom of immortality" and the "medicine of kings," you would expect reishi to offer us some pretty astounding health benefits. This prized fungus may be able to boost your immune system, fight cancer, ward off heart disease, calm your nerves and relieve both allergies and inflammation. Reishi contains more than 100 oxygenated lanostane triterpenes, many of which are known for their ability to support our immune defenses.

Reishi also called and known as :- The God's herb. The king of herbs. The herb of kings. The precious herb. The miraculous herb. The master of herbs. The herb of masters. The king of adaptogen. The miracle mushroom. The herb of deathlessness. The miracle herb to attain immortality. The symbol of divinity, longevity and good fortune. The highly ranked herb in herbal pharmacopoeia. The legendary wizard of all superior medicinal herbs.

It is helpful for people with AIDS, leaky-gut syndrome, Epstein-Barr, chronic bronchitis and other infectious diseases. It is used as an aid to sleep, as a diuretic, as a laxative and to lower cholesterol.

Whatever the threat, reishi helps the body maintain its defense against these threats to its equilibrium, helping the body to maintain balance. In this sense, diseases like heart disease and cancer mean that the body is out of balance, which is why an equilibrium-enhancing remedy such as reishi can help so many diverse ailments.

Studies show the Reishi mushroom spores can stunt bacteria growth, reverse heart disease, fight cancer cells and reduce the growth of tumors, lower blood pressure, help allergies, boost and staplize the immune system and protect the liver from toxins in the body. It has also been proven that Reishi mushroom spores lower cholesterol and calm the central nervous system.

Reishi works as a Cardiotonic
For centuries, Reishi has been known as a cardiotonic herb. It was prescribed routinely to those with a "knotted and tight chest" symptoms consistent with both stress and/or coronary artery disease-related angina. Researchers in China found that Reishi improved the blood flow and lowered oxygen consumption in the heart muscle. Similar results were also found by Japanese scientists. They found that Reishi contains ganoderic acids (which belong to a group of natural substances called "triterpenes") which lower high blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and inhibit platelet aggregation (the clumping together of blood cells), which can lead to heart attacks and other circulation problems. In fact, Reishi's triterpenes are so important that in Japan they are used to determine Reishi's quality and authenticity.

Recently, Russian scientists have taken an interest in Reishi. They found that in addition to all the cardiovascular benefits mentioned above, Reishi showed a significant preventive and therapeutic action against plaque build-up ("plaque" is a fatty goo which is comprised of a combination of oxidized cholesterol, calcium, and degenerated white blood cells. It is deposited on the walls of arteries which restricts blood flow by narrowing the passage within arteries resulting in atherosclerosis).

The protection reishi offers against heart disease and stroke is truly remarkable because it helps prevent so many different risk factors, due to its high content of heart-saving substances like sterols, ganoderic acids, coumarin, mannitol and polysaccharides. Experts believe that the ganoderic acids in particular lower triglyceride levels, remove excess cholesterol from the blood, lower blood pressure, reduce platelet stickiness and even help correct arrhythmia. In fact, for 54 people with hypertension unresponsive to medication, taking reishi extract three times a day for four weeks was enough to significantly lower blood pressure.

Reishi can be used to both lower high blood pressure and raise low blood pressure. Reishi is used to eliminate blood stagnation or oketsu in Japan and to inhibit platelet aggregation. Reishi lowered the LDL level in blood and improved the health of those with heart disease in general.

Reishi Mushroom, also known as Ling-Zhi (Chinese), has shown in recent studies to be helpful for heart health, including normal cholesterol, blood pressure, and circulatory system support. Reishi Mushroom is used as a tonic and a sedative. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, reishi was thought to "mend the heart." Reishi is a cardio tonic that supports normal blood and oxygen flow to the heart.

For centuries, Reishi has been known as a cardiotonic herb. It was prescribed routinely to those with a "knotted and tight chest" symptoms consistent with both stress and/or coronary artery disease-related angina. Researchers in China found that Reishi improved the blood flow and lowered oxygen consumption in the heart muscle.

Reishi is revered for its effect on the heart and respiratory tract because it relieves tightness in the chest. Reishi also affects the circulatory system by lowering blood pressure, blood cholesterol, while balancing LDL/HDL ratios and reducing other blood lipids. Reishi is also specific for asthma, allergies, bronchitis along with many other respiratory problems. This herb is considered a longevity tonic because of its antioxidant effect.It may also be used for Anxiety, nervousness, or a feeling of inner unrest, sometimes accompanied by a feeling of tightness in the chest and heart area.

Reishi in the treatment of Cancer
Research shows that the polysaccharide beta-1,3-D-glucan in reishi boosts the immune system by raising the amount of macrophages T-cells, which has major implications for people suffering from AIDS and other immune system disorders. Quality of life and post cancer survival rates were also seen to increase with reishi treatment.

This immune-boosting action also works wonders in the prevention and treatment of cancer, as the T-cells are then able to fight cancer cells more effectively. However, reishi may help the body defeat cancer in not just one, but four ways. In addition to boosting the immune system, the glucan in reishi helps immune cells bind to tumor cells. Another substance in reishi, called canthaxanthin, slows down the growth of tumors, according to "Prescription for Dietary Wellness" author Phyllis A. Balch and other experts. As a result of these amazing anti-cancer abilities, laboratory research and traditional medicinal usage of reishi to fight cancer is so positive that the Japanese government officially recognizes it as a cancer treatment.

A Mushroom for the Nerves
Reishi mushrooms have been traditionally recommended by Chinese and Japanese herbalists for insomnia due to their "sleep-promoting factor". Long-term use causes a significant promotion of slow wave sleep. Reishi mushrooms are prescribed in China for a number of psychiatric and neurological afflictions, including diseases involving the muscles, anorexia, and debility following lengthy illnesses. In Japan, the dried "mycelium" of Reishi the root-like body that produces mushrooms has been found to be highly effective in the treatment of neuroses caused by "environmental stress". In addition, in an eight-month study of Alzheimer's disease, patients taking a Reishi mycelium product demonstrated significant improvement.

In China, Reishi is used for its muscle relaxing and analgesic (pain-inhibiting) effects. In one study, Reishi alleviated anxiety in 18 of 20 patients after four months' use. It was concluded that the mushroom has an essentially "calmative function", but is neither a narcotic nor a hypnotic.

Normalizes nerves. Some studies show that Reishi preparations can normalize the system of nerves that controls digestion, heartbeat, and the contraction of smooth muscles, called the parasympathetic nervous system. The result often has a calming effect, reducing abnormal fight-or-fight reactions in this system.

Reishi is a superb anti-stress herb. Throughout history it has been used to bring balance into the lives of people who needed help in this department, and that means most everyone. Deep in antiquity, it was routinely used by mountain hermits, monks, Taoist adepts and spiritual seekers throughout Asia because it was believed to help calm the mind, ease tension, strengthen the nerves, strengthen memory, sharpen concentration, improve focus, build will power and, as a result, help build wisdom Reishi is indeed calming and centering. Everyone who takes Reishi notices the peacefulness that seems to accompany its use. Many people are able to stop using chemical drugs. And Reishi seems to be cumulative, gradually strengthening the nerves and actually changing how we perceive life..

Anti-Allergic /Anti-Inflammatory Actions
Studies showed that Reishi extract significantly inhibited all four types of allergic reactions, including positive effects against asthma and contact dermatitis. Reishi could be effectively used in treating stiff necks, stiff shoulders, conjunctivitis (inflammation of the fine membrane lining the eye and eyelids), bronchitis, rheumatism, and improving "competence" of the immune system without any significant side-effects.

Part of the anti-inflammatory effect of Reishi may be due to its free radical scavenging effect. Reishi extract significantly elevates the free radical scavenging ability of the blood, especially against the particularly harmful hydroxyl radicals. The hydroxyl radical scavenging effect of Reishi is so strong that even after the Reishi extract was absorbed and metabolized the scavenging action still continued.

Healing the Liver
Reishi is commonly prescribed in China for the treatment of chronic hepatitis. In treatments lasting 2 to 15 weeks, the overall rate of efficiency was 70.7 to 98.0%. In Japan, Reishi extract has been reported to be effective in treating patients with liver failure. In animal studies of mice with carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatitis, the extent of liver damage was significantly inhibited by continuous dosing with Reishi tincture, and the regeneration of the liver was promoted.

There are 112 types of Triterpenopids present in Reishi/Ganoderma Lucidum mushroom. Those are builder of Cells. Activate the inactive cells, improves digestive functions, strengthen the muscles specially of Heart and Liver Cells. Excellent in preventing a wide range of allergies. Improve natural healing ability of the body. Ganoderic Essence. (GE) That is a combination of various vegetables essences present in Reishi. It takes care of Skin health internally, acts like Beta Carotenes and other Anti-Oxidant, prevents Cell degeneration. It is an anti-aging so retain youthfulness for long period. Strengthen Immune System and keep full alert against infection

How does Ganoderma works in you
Ganoderma is the only herb that can address the two reasons of why people get sick (toxins and imbalance of the body function). First, Ganoderma will scan your body and cleans the toxins that have accumulated in your body. Second, it will then balance the function of your body. Third, it will nourish every cell in your body. Fourth, most important of all (forget the 3 but never forget the fourth action); Ganoderma has the raw materials needed in the creation /formation of new cells. As we grow in age, our cell wall hardens making it hard for the nutrients to go inside and for toxins to go out. If your cells are weak, their replications are not the best cells you want. Since RG/GL capsules have the raw materials needed in the creation of new cells, the new cells reproduced are young, healthy and strong cells. This is what you really want. Replication of cells is faster coming from those new born cells replacing the old, unhealthy and weak cells with young, healthy, strong cells. That is why it is you will become young looking and healthy. Secondly, your soldier cells (protecting you from viruses, bacteria, etc) will dramatically increase in numbers allowing you to fight back on enemy viruses and bacteria. That is why it is common to find people using ganoderma to be healthy, away from disease and looking younger everyday. It is also common among unhealthy people to get colds and fever easily when they are near people who carry viruses, bacteria and the likes. The emperors who quarrel just to get hold of this miraculous herb have indeed a relevant reason for doing so. Your immunity increases. Your body is now functioning at its optimum level and there is no better doctor than your own body. Our body is the best doctor! !!!!!GANODERMA DOES NOT CURE THE DISEASE!!!!! It cures your body so that your body can cure disease.

The Reishi mushroom not only works like a miraculaous medicine for many incurable diseases but it also works like an expert doctor / physician in detecting the body diseases before it starts curing the same. The effects of Ganoderma on the body have to go through five (5) stages:

1. Scanning (1-30 days) - Ganoderma helps to detect hidden disease and toxins in the body and proceed to regulate the body functions. During the process, the body will show symptoms- known as 'ailment reflection". This reaction is not a side effect, but to help us identify the ailing area. This is the scanning effect of Ganoderma.

2. Cleansing-Detoxification (1-30 weeks) - Ganoderma is known as "King of toxin removers" for its power to remove excessive uric acid, lactic acid, excess cholesterol, fat deposits, dead tissue and toxins accumulated in the body. Toxins are discharged through the circulation system - (kidney and liver) by urination and stool, through perspiration, boils, rashes, phlegm and mucus.

3. Regulation (1-12 months) - During the restoring process, many reactions can be observed. Do not be alarmed, this is the sign of the body healing itself. If the reaction is too strong, reduce the dosage.

4. Building-Recovery (6-24 months) - Ganoderma will continue to repair the affected body parts, and strengthen the immune system to be more resistant to diseases. It also supplies the essential elements and vitamins for speedy recovery.

5. Rejuvenation (1-3 years) - The ultimate aim of consuming Ganoderma is to maintain the body functions at its optimum and restore youthfulness.

If any of the readers are serious about this product, the may contact me on e-mail : kokolu_ankarao@yahoo.com

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09. SITOPHALADI CHURNA :

  • It is a traditional and classical Ayurvedic formulation.
  • This is a formula consisting of rock candy, bamboo manna, pippali , cardamom and cinnamon.
  • Soitpaladi is quick, acting, tasty powder which is a blend of anti-allergic, bronchodilator and immunomodulal on herbs.
  • Children and infants can also take this powder due to sweet taste,
  • In the Ayurvedic system of herbalism it is considered a tonic and can be taken daily.
  • It is the best remedy for cough
  • It is mainly to treat cough and colds.
  • It is also useful in laryngitis, pharyngitis, anorexia and bronchitis
  • It is excellent for the relief of upper respiratory congestion and bronchial conditions
  • Traditionally used to open the upper air passages (lungs, nasal passages, sinuses), in conditions of asthma, hay fever and sinusitis.
  • It is an effective remedy for sore throat, mucous, excess phlegm, upper respiratory congestion., and congestion from colds.
  • It is a formula that assists in drying up excess mucus particularly within the respiratory channels.
  • It is a balanced formula, extremely valuable in all types of sinusitis It is extremely useful for kapha imbalances..
  • It is most effective as an anti-kapha remedy.
  • It is a synergistic blend of herbs promoting healthy respiration.
  • It is commonly indicated for allergies, asthma, bronchitis, chest congestion and lung disorders.
  • Sitopaladi Churna reduces shwas (breathlessness), kas (cough), Kshay diseases.
  • Sitopaladi Churna reduces burning sensation felt over any part of the body.
  • Sitopaladi acts effectively on jwar (Pyrexia).
  • Sitopaladi Churna is the best remedy for tongue numbness as well as anorexia.
  • Sitopaladi arrests bleeding from the nose and mouth (rakta pitta). Sitopaladi
  • Sitofaladi Treats dryness of tongue due to cold, vocal problems, sore throat, loss of appetite & back pain due to cough.


'Sitophaladi churna' is a traditional and classical Ayurvedic formulation maily for the treatment of cough and colds and it is available at all ayurvedic drug stores. The product like Sitopaladi Churna which since centuries is considered one of the best remedies for cough is a true testimony of the kind of medical vision that our ancient sages had while formulating these products.

Sitopaladi churna derives its name both from the sugar ingredient (sitopaladi = that which contains sitopala) as well as the fact that it has cooling, demulcent action on the lungs. sita (more accurately sitopala) means sugar candy, but not sweet. Sita means "Sugar". Sugar is main content of this powder. This is the best remedy for cough problem. Children and infants can take this powder due to sweet taste, because most of Ayurveda powder has bitter taste.

Sita = Sugar

An aromatic blend of Indian medicinal spices traditionally used to open the upper air passages (lungs, nasal passages, sinuses), in conditions of asthma, hay fever, sinusitis and congestion from colds. All natural, not habit forming.

This is a formula consisting of rock candy, bamboo manna, pippali (piper longum), cardamom and cinnamon. It may be taken in does of 1-4 gm, 2-4 times daily, and is a balanced formula, extremely valuable in all types of sinusitis, although it is most effective as an anti-kapha remedy. A fine powder taken by mouth as an effective remedy for sore throat, mucous, excess phlegm, upper respiratory congestion. The dose is 1-5 gm with honey, three times a day.

In the Ayurvedic system of herbalism it is considered a tonic. Sitopaladi churni is used for treatment and prevention of colds, coughs, bronchitis and asthma. It is made by combining 1 part cinnamon, 2 parts cardamom, 4 parts black pepper, 8 parts bamboo tabisheer (powdered), 16 parts raw sugar. All are ground together into a powder. The DOSE is 3 to 12 grams.

Traditionally in Ayurveda, Sitopaladi is a formula that assists in drying up excess mucus particularly within the respiratory channels. Banyan Botanicals Lung Formula is a synergistic blend of herbs promoting healthy respiration and is commonly indicated for allergies, asthma, bronchitis, chest congestion and lung disorders. It is extremely useful for kapha imbalances.

It is traditionally used for relief of colds, congestion and bronchial conditions. Owing to its sweet taste, it is easily accepted by children. It is really an effective medicine for cough and colds. Also useful in laryngitis, pharyngitis, anorexia and bronchitis. Sitophaladi Chuna :Comes from the word 'Sitopala' which means Rock candy. Sitopladi churna is anti tussive (cough) agent, particularity helpful in asthmatic condition, for dry cough, bronchitis and pnaumonia. It is an anti inflammatory reliesing hoaiseness and itching of the throat.

Sitopaladi is excellent for the relief of upper respiratory congestion and bronchial conditions. It clears and opens the airways in conditions of asthma, wheezing, and hayfever. Sitopaladis's expectorant and lubricating action helps clear congestion (kapha) and soothe the delicate membranes of the lungs and throat. Taken with a teaspoon of honey it is useful for sore throat and irritating dry coughs.

Taken in spring as part of a seasonal regime Sitopaladi helps detoxify by clearing any excess kapha that has accumulated through the winter months.

The only difference is that Sitopaladi dries up the cough and reduces / balances Kapha inside the body by digesting it. Where as Talisdari liquefy the phlegm and expel it through by coughing and vomiting.

For both vataja and pittaja kasa, the classical formulation, Sitopaladi churna is commonly used. It may also be prepared in warm water or with honey. Sitopaladi churna is a combination of many herbs and spices with vamsa rochana as the chief herb in the formulation.

Sitopladi Churana is a Kapha (water) shamak (pacify) churana (powder). In Ayurveda it is traditionally used to balance high kapha (water) disorders. Those that are affected from poor expectoration can benefit from its use. Sitopladi Churna is a traditional Ayurvedic formulation for issues related to cough and cold.

Sitopaladi Churna is a famous formulation in Ayurveda, which is very well known to all ayurvedic practitioners. Sitopaladi Churna reduces shwas (breathlessness), kas (cough), Kshay diseases as described in Ayurveda. Sitopaladi Churna reduces burning sensation felt over any part of the body. Sitopaladi acts effectively on jwar (Pyrexia). Sitopaladi Churna is the best remedy for tongue numbness as well as anorexia. Sitopaladi arrests bleeding from the nose and mouth (rakta pitta). Sitopaladi Churna acts more effectively when it is taken along with honey.

Sitofaladi Treats various types of cough, asthma symptoms, dryness of tongue due to cold, vocal problems, sore throat, loss of appetite & back pain due to cough.

Sitopaladi is a botanical alternative medicine formulation which aids in the relief of respiratory tract disorders. Soitpaladi is quick, acting, tasty powder which is a blend of anti-allergic, bronchodilator and immunomodulal on herbs. Pippali ( piper longun ) is the herb that enhances immunity.

Ingredients : Vamshalochana, Pippali, Sharkara.
Vanshalochan = banslochan = Bambusa arundinacea
Piper longum = Pipalli

It is made from herbs like Pippali , which is used extensively as a spice and for medicinal purposes. It is one of the best expectorants available in nature. Besides herbs, sugar is also used in the formulation. It gets absorbed into the body and provides nutrition and energy to digest the mucous conditions.

Piper longum (Pipalli) is an immuno modulating herb. A common use of the fruit is in the prevention of respiratory tract disorders including Asthma. Anti-allergic activity of the fruit has been studied and is attributed to piperine.

Sitopaladi contains rock candy, banslochan, pippali, cardamom and cinnamon It is taken in powder form to help break up congestion and soothe inflammed membranes.

Sitopaladi is a recipe of traditional Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia well known and effective in relieving coughs associated with various respiratory disorders.

Contents: Bombusa arundinacia (Ext), Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Elettaria cardamomum (Fruit), Piper longum (Fruit)., Sugar candy

Doses & administration : 2 teaspoonful twice daily and can be continued for months. Before meal with water or honey.

Sitopaladi Churan (Powder) is a blend of 4 herbs and sarkara ( derived from sugarcane juice). It is well known in ayurveda to help maintain a healthy respiratory system. Ingredients : Each pack of 100 gm Sitopaladi churna contains: Sharkara (Sugar) 51.61% Vanshalochan (Bambusa arundinacea ) 25.80% Pippali (Piper longum ) 12.90 % Elaichi (Eletteria cardamomum ) 6.45%Tvak (cinnamon zeylanicum ) 3.24%. In Active Ingredients: Sodium Benzoate, Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben.

DABUR SITOPALADI CHURNA POWDER: Useful in cold, cough & fever. Key Ingredients: Bambusa arundinacea, Piper longum, Elettaria cardamomum, Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Recommended Dosage: 3 to 5 gm (½ to 1 teaspoonful) twice a day with honey.

Astama : Asthma is known as Shwaasa roga in Ayurveda. There are five main types of asthma in Ayurveda: tamaka shwaasa roga, urdhwa shwaasa roga, chinna shwaasa roga, maha shwaasa roga and kshudra shwaasa roga. All these kinds of shwaasa roga are due to vitiation of vata and kapha doshas. The main types of vata that are vitiated are the praana vata and the udaana vata.

Sitopaladi choorna is a very common medicine taken by asthmatic patients. It is to be taken thrice or four times a day, mixed with honey One alternative to sitopaladi choorna is the pippaladi choorna. Agastya rasayana is another popular medicine which is prepared with Chebulic Myroblan as its main ingredient. Along with Chyavanprasha, it is commonly prescribed to asthmatic patients. In chronic cold or allergic bronchitis, use along with "Sitopaladi Churan" and "Chayawanprash".

Dabur Madhuvaani : Dabur Ayurvedic Specialities has launched Dabur Madhuvaani an ayurvedic cough remedy. Madhuvaani has the goodness of well-known Ayurvedic preparation Sitopaladi Churna and Honey. These two have been formed into a consistent premix in Madhuvaani using the advanced gel technology.

Sinus infections : Rememember, no dairy milk! Drink lots of hot ginger tea. Use a great Ayurvedic combination called Sitopaladi to break up mucus.

Ayurvedic Remedies for Flu :According to Dr. Lad, to ease the congestion that can accompany the flu, take : (1) ½ teaspoon sitopaladi powder, (2) ½ teaspoon sudarshan and (3) ½ teaspoon of honey. Mix the ingredients well. Take a teaspoonful of this mixture every few hours. Your symptoms will disappear quickly.

Burning sensation of palms & soles : An accurate remedy for common cold and cough. It relieves burning sensation of palms and soles, expectorates cough, pacifies vitiated pitta and improves appetite. It has a nourishing effect. To be taken with honey, for better results.

Aids : Dr. Eassey notes that researchers in the field of AIDS have widely accepted that long-term survivors of AIDS are people using some form of natural or complementary/alternative therapy. Some were treated with Ayurvedic herbal formulas Sitopaladi Churna and Chyawanprash. In addition, abstinence from alcohol, cigarettes or recreational drugs was required.

Swelling of throat : Intake sitopaladi powder with milk. After lunch lick black pepper powder with honey. Sitopaladi Churana which aids in the maintenance of healthy respiratory tract.

Malaria : The best herbs for malaria are Sudarshan churna, or some advise Sitopaladi churna. Within 3 ? 4 days of taking these herbs a person should feel better, and after an 8-week program the fever will not occur.

Stammering speech : It used for chronic cold, asthma, cough, stammering speech, acts well if taken with honey.

Sitopaladi Choorna during pregnancy : If taken during the first trimester of pregnancy, this Choorna enhances the health and vitality of the fetus. Dosage: Two to four grams, twice daily with honey.

Sitopaladi to Children : We can protect children from cold by giving them SITOPALADI with pure ghee or with honey. It is well known and well tested Ayurvedic medicine and it has no side effects. It is good for growing Children. They may be given a teaspoon of Sitopaladi Chooran with half spoon of honey before going to bed.

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