Posted On : 25 June, 2014
Rasnadi choornam is an ayurvedic herbal powder used in headache, catarrhal affections, and eye diseases, burning sensation of head, fainting, dizziness, giddiness, and rheumatic disease. It is applied over the vertex top of the head.
Rasnadi choornam contains Pluchea lanceolata, Withania somnifera, Cedrus deodara, Vateria indica, Picrorhiza kurroa, Saussurea lappa, Acorus calamus, Curcuma longa, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Sida cordifolia, Cyperus rotundus, Aquilaria agallocha, Holoptelea integrifolia, Vetiveria zizanioiders, Santalum album etc.
It is rubbed over the vertex or bregma in various diseases of the head. It pacifies the vata and kapha humours. Its external application is effective in the treatment of chronic headache, rhinitis and burning sensation of the head.
It is also preventive medicine for these diseases. Probably, it has an impact on the endings of scalp nerves in headache. It might soothe the ending of nerves and gives relief in headache.
There are no adverse effects observed with Rasnadi choornam.
Dr Gurnam Singh Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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