Posted On : 25 June, 2014
Panchakola Churna Powder is very common ayurvedic medicine and contains five main herbs, which have action on the digestive system. It is mainly beneficial in loss of appetite, indigestion, abdominal pain, cough, common cold, rheumatoid arthritis etc.
It is also used in panchkarma therapy in which it is prescribed for seven days before massage and steam therapy.
Long pepper, long pepper root, piper retrofractum, Plumbago zeylanica and Zingiber officinalis are ingredients present in Panchakola Churna Powder .
Panchakola Churna Powder calms the vata and reduces excess kapha in the body. Thus, it is beneficial to balance these humours in the body. Moreover, it also has action of appetizer and digestive stimulation.
Therefore, it is a very helpful herbal remedy in loss of appetite, indigestion, anorexia nervosa, and irritable bowel syndrome or malabsorption syndrome. It also has characteristics of anti-flatulent and antispasmodic so it is efficacious in abdominal pain and colic.
In rheumatoid arthritis, Ayurveda believes in the theory of toxin accumulation in the body. Panchakola Churna Powder is a highly beneficial herbal preparation to eliminate these toxins from the body. Thus, it is used at the initial stage of various panchkarma therapies as well. It also reduces pain and swelling in rheumatoid arthritis.
Panchakola Churna Powder is well tolerable in therapeutic dosage but it can cause gastritis if taken in excess quantity.
Dr Gurnam Singh Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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